Ascent Wealth Partners LLC Increases Stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF)

Ascent Wealth Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF) by 7.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 142,107 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,851 shares during the period. iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF makes up about 7.0% of Ascent Wealth Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest holding. Ascent Wealth Partners LLC owned about 0.05% of iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF worth $21,509,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Resources Management Corp CT ADV acquired a new position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF during the fourth quarter worth $25,000. Hanson McClain Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 290.0% in the first quarter. Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 273 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $41,000 after acquiring an additional 203 shares during the last quarter. Northwest Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 175.0% in the first quarter. Northwest Wealth Management LLC now owns 319 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $48,000 after acquiring an additional 203 shares during the last quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC lifted its stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 32.8% in the first quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 320 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $48,000 after acquiring an additional 79 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Capital Financial Planning LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $55,000.

IWF stock traded up $1.96 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $159.30. The stock had a trading volume of 2,094,125 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,798,297. The company’s 50-day moving average is $153.86. iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF has a fifty-two week low of $121.71 and a fifty-two week high of $160.10.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th were paid a $0.4368 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 17th. This represents a $1.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. This is a boost from iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.

About iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment returns that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of equity securities of Russell 1000 index issuers with relatively higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF)

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