Investors Buy Shares of iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd (SHV) on Weakness

Traders bought shares of iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd (NASDAQ:SHV) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday. $26.35 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $17.84 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $8.51 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd had the 27th highest net in-flow for the day. iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd traded down ($0.02) for the day and closed at $110.40

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 2nd were issued a $0.1233 dividend. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. This is a boost from iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd’s previous monthly dividend of $0.11. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 1st.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. boosted its holdings in iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd by 0.5% in the 4th quarter. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now owns 222,629 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,543,000 after buying an additional 1,029 shares during the last quarter. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd in the 4th quarter worth about $503,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd by 0.8% in the 4th quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 62,660 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,908,000 after buying an additional 508 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd by 627.8% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,316,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $806,616,000 after buying an additional 6,311,508 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ken Stern & Associates Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd by 5.5% in the 4th quarter. Ken Stern & Associates Inc. now owns 82,141 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,055,000 after purchasing an additional 4,311 shares in the last quarter.

About iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fnd

iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Short Treasury Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of between 1 and 12 months.

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