iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd (NYSE:IEF) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,895,467 shares, a drop of 49.2% from the July 14th total of 5,705,266 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,937,039 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days.

Shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd (NYSE:IEF) opened at 106.97 on Wednesday. iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd has a 1-year low of $103.43 and a 1-year high of $112.33. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $106.75 and its 200-day moving average is $106.20.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were paid a $0.1653 dividend. This is a positive change from iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd’s previous monthly dividend of $0.16. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.98 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.85%.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Family Firm Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd by 0.4% in the second quarter. Family Firm Inc. now owns 7,498 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $799,000 after buying an additional 28 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd by 1.6% in the second quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 3,793 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $405,000 after buying an additional 59 shares during the period. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd by 3.1% in the second quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC now owns 2,322 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $248,000 after buying an additional 69 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd by 11.1% in the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,727 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $185,000 after buying an additional 172 shares during the period. Finally, Forbes J M & Co. LLP increased its position in shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd by 3.6% in the second quarter. Forbes J M & Co. LLP now owns 5,579 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $594,000 after buying an additional 194 shares during the period.

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iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd Company Profile

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of the United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities between seven and ten years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S.

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