Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Sells 577,082 Shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVT)

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVTFree Report) by 48.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 602,453 shares of the company’s stock after selling 577,082 shares during the quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC owned 0.06% of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF worth $13,881,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Criterion Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $32,000. Wetzel Investment Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF during the 4th quarter worth about $33,000. Archer Investment Corp increased its position in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 75.5% in the third quarter. Archer Investment Corp now owns 1,815 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,000 after acquiring an additional 781 shares during the last quarter. SJS Investment Consulting Inc. acquired a new position in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $49,000. Finally, Salem Investment Counselors Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 41.5% during the 4th quarter. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 2,213 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,000 after purchasing an additional 649 shares in the last quarter.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Trading Down 0.4 %

GOVT traded down $0.10 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $22.33. 5,597,804 shares of the stock were exchanged. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $22.39 and its 200 day moving average price is $22.59.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Increases Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd were paid a dividend of $0.0583 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, April 1st. This is a positive change from iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF’s previous dividend of $0.05.

About iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF

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The iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (GOVT) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the ICE U.S. Treasury Core Bond index. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of fixed-rate nonconvertible U.S. Treasury securities with a remaining maturity of one year or more. GOVT was launched on Feb 14, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVT)

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