iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (ESGU) Position Increased by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (NASDAQ:ESGU) by 3.0% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 523,615 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 15,213 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 0.36% of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF worth $31,360,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ESGU. CWM LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 89.7% during the second quarter. CWM LLC now owns 29,046 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,740,000 after buying an additional 13,738 shares in the last quarter. North American Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF during the second quarter worth about $200,000. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF during the second quarter worth about $234,000. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF during the second quarter worth about $188,000. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 69.4% during the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 9,217 shares of the company’s stock worth $533,000 after buying an additional 3,776 shares in the last quarter.

ESGU stock opened at $60.50 on Friday. iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF has a fifty-two week low of $55.55 and a fifty-two week high of $64.77.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 27th were paid a dividend of $0.24 per share. This is a boost from iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.59%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (NASDAQ:ESGU)

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