Hancock Whitney Corp Raises Holdings in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR)

Hancock Whitney Corp boosted its position in shares of iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR) by 18.7% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 311,478 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 49,019 shares during the quarter. iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF comprises about 0.7% of Hancock Whitney Corp’s portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest position. Hancock Whitney Corp owned 0.06% of iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF worth $21,593,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in IJR. Towercrest Capital Management boosted its position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 6.9% during the 4th quarter. Towercrest Capital Management now owns 63,191 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,380,000 after acquiring an additional 4,099 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 109.7% during the 4th quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 239,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $16,539,000 after acquiring an additional 125,300 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 2.8% during the 4th quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 232,217 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $17,083,000 after acquiring an additional 6,374 shares in the last quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC boosted its position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 132.9% during the 4th quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 84,311 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,845,000 after acquiring an additional 48,116 shares in the last quarter. Finally, IHT Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 92.7% during the 4th quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 83,985 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,822,000 after acquiring an additional 40,406 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA IJR traded down $0.28 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $79.06. 2,426,372 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,973,293. iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF has a 52 week low of $65.04 and a 52 week high of $90.56.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were given a dividend of $0.2605 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%.

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About iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, formerly iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of publicly traded securities in the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR)

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