Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Trust (BATS:IEFA) by 12.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 409,290 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 46,780 shares during the quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $27,053,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA lifted its stake in iShares Trust by 84.4% during the fourth quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 1,693 shares of the company’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 775 shares during the period. Truewealth LLC bought a new position in iShares Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $126,000. Independence Bank of Kentucky bought a new position in iShares Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $149,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Trust by 423.9% during the fourth quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 2,415 shares of the company’s stock worth $160,000 after purchasing an additional 1,954 shares during the period. Finally, Aua Capital Management LLC bought a new position in iShares Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $165,000.
iShares Trust (BATS IEFA) opened at $66.47 on Wednesday. iShares Trust has a one year low of $56.55 and a one year high of $70.84.
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