Welch & Forbes LLC Has $2.51 Million Holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWO)

Welch & Forbes LLC cut its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWO) by 15.1% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 14,924 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 2,650 shares during the quarter. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF were worth $2,507,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in IWO. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF by 46.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 126,962 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $25,942,000 after acquiring an additional 40,467 shares during the period. FMR LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF by 72.3% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 957,940 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $195,736,000 after acquiring an additional 401,973 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF in the second quarter worth approximately $306,000. Millennium Management LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF by 258.0% in the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 27,028 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,523,000 after acquiring an additional 19,478 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF by 176.7% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 250,170 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $51,117,000 after acquiring an additional 159,751 shares during the period.

Shares of IWO stock traded up $2.11 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $192.46. The company had a trading volume of 17,987 shares, compared to its average volume of 743,071. iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF has a one year low of $156.03 and a one year high of $220.82.

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About iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF

iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Russell 2000 Growth Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization growth sector of the United States equity market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWO)

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