BlackRock Inc. Has $1.15 Billion Stock Position in iShares Global Healthcare ETF (NYSEARCA:IXJ)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Global Healthcare ETF (NYSEARCA:IXJ) by 3.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,689,633 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 484,838 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 33.80% of iShares Global Healthcare ETF worth $1,146,233,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. First Horizon Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares Global Healthcare ETF by 362.0% in the 3rd quarter. First Horizon Advisors Inc. now owns 1,386 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 1,086 shares during the period. Banco Santander S.A. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Global Healthcare ETF during the 3rd quarter worth about $1,155,000. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares Global Healthcare ETF by 35.1% during the 3rd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,351 shares of the company’s stock worth $364,000 after purchasing an additional 1,130 shares in the last quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp raised its stake in shares of iShares Global Healthcare ETF by 56.4% during the 3rd quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 560 shares of the company’s stock worth $47,000 after purchasing an additional 202 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Moors & Cabot Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Global Healthcare ETF during the 3rd quarter worth about $47,000.

Shares of IXJ stock opened at $85.92 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $87.29 and its 200 day simple moving average is $86.49. iShares Global Healthcare ETF has a twelve month low of $72.98 and a twelve month high of $90.91.

iShares Global Healthcare ETF Profile

iShares Global Healthcare ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P Global 1200 Healthcare Sector Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of companies that Standards & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (S&P) deems to be a part of the consumer staples sector of the economy.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Global Healthcare ETF (NYSEARCA:IXJ)

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