iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:IYR) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 32,554,427 shares, a growth of 19.6% from the October 31st total of 27,227,972 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,914,061 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days.

iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA IYR) opened at $82.16 on Tuesday. iShares US Real Estate ETF has a 52-week low of $73.39 and a 52-week high of $83.00.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $554,000. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC raised its position in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC now owns 149,025 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $11,909,000 after purchasing an additional 3,730 shares during the last quarter. Cetera Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF by 35.3% in the 3rd quarter. Cetera Advisors LLC now owns 24,895 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,994,000 after purchasing an additional 6,498 shares during the last quarter. Yellowstone Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $386,000. Finally, Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $1,141,000.

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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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