Clark Capital Management Group Inc. increased its stake in iShares Trust (BATS:QUAL) by 5.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 376,909 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 20,911 shares during the quarter. Clark Capital Management Group Inc.’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $31,246,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. P Solve Investments Ltd purchased a new position in iShares Trust in the 3rd quarter worth about $229,528,000. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in iShares Trust by 75.2% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,502,884 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,589,000 after purchasing an additional 645,168 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in iShares Trust by 79.6% in the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,261,693 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,595,000 after purchasing an additional 559,373 shares in the last quarter. CLS Investments LLC increased its stake in iShares Trust by 3.7% in the 4th quarter. CLS Investments LLC now owns 1,216,229 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,825,000 after purchasing an additional 42,974 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in iShares Trust by 19.7% in the 4th quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 561,336 shares of the company’s stock worth $46,535,000 after purchasing an additional 92,269 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of iShares Trust (BATS QUAL) traded up $0.36 on Wednesday, reaching $86.61. The company had a trading volume of 6,868 shares. iShares Trust has a 1 year low of $71.96 and a 1 year high of $88.63.
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