iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) Shares Sold by Merriman Wealth Management LLC

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Merriman Wealth Management LLC decreased its stake in iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 18.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 123,332 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 27,234 shares during the period. iShares Russell 2000 ETF makes up 3.8% of Merriman Wealth Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest holding. Merriman Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF were worth $18,665,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Weaver Consulting Group bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF during the first quarter valued at $50,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF during the second quarter valued at $2,225,000. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 2.9% during the second quarter. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. now owns 3,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $561,000 after acquiring an additional 102 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management GmbH lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 3.6% during the second quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 1,183,238 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $183,994,000 after acquiring an additional 40,810 shares during the period. Finally, Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF during the second quarter valued at $128,287,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA IWM traded up $0.43 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $159.08. 11,612,775 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 20,244,889. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $153.17 and its 200-day simple moving average is $153.03. iShares Russell 2000 ETF has a 12 month low of $125.81 and a 12 month high of $161.11.

iShares Russell 2000 ETF Profile

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market and includes securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index.

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

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