Empire Life Investments Inc. Takes $6.88 Million Position in iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)

Empire Life Investments Inc. acquired a new position in shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT) during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 54,405 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $6,879,000. Empire Life Investments Inc. owned approximately 0.06% of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of TLT. Toronto Dominion Bank increased its position in shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF by 16,980.6% during the fourth quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 9,735,916 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,182,995,000 after acquiring an additional 9,678,916 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF by 1,734.2% during the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 5,664,828 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $664,316,000 after acquiring an additional 5,355,979 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc purchased a new stake in shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $308,629,000. WBI Investments Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $213,763,000. Finally, Millennium Management LLC increased its position in shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF by 1,175.7% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 1,723,475 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $209,419,000 after acquiring an additional 1,588,378 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF stock opened at $124.92 on Friday. iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF has a fifty-two week low of $111.90 and a fifty-two week high of $126.69.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 2nd were issued a $0.2589 dividend. This represents a $3.11 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, May 1st.

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iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF Profile

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index (the Underlying Index), which measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of 20 or more years.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT)

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