iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSE:IYR) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 14,066 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 239% compared to the typical volume of 4,152 call options.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in IYR. Quantitative Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $30,184,000. High Falls Advisors Inc lifted its holdings in iShares US Real Estate ETF by 1,180.0% during the 2nd quarter. High Falls Advisors Inc now owns 154,019 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $12,286,000 after purchasing an additional 141,986 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in iShares US Real Estate ETF by 1,938.8% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 114,356 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,970,000 after purchasing an additional 108,747 shares during the last quarter. Florin Court Capital LLP lifted its holdings in iShares US Real Estate ETF by 1,090.7% during the 2nd quarter. Florin Court Capital LLP now owns 102,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $8,168,000 after purchasing an additional 93,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $6,642,000.

iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSE IYR) opened at 81.73 on Friday. iShares US Real Estate ETF has a 52 week low of $72.11 and a 52 week high of $84.36. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $80.40 and a 200-day moving average price of $79.53.

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iShares US Real Estate ETF Company Profile

iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund (the Fund), is a non-diversified fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the real estate sector of the United States equity market, and includes companies in the industry groups, such as real estate holding and development and real estate investment trusts (REITs).

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