iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVT) Shares Sold by ERTS Wealth Advisors LLC

ERTS Wealth Advisors LLC lessened its holdings in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVTFree Report) by 3.5% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,046,136 shares of the company’s stock after selling 73,706 shares during the period. iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF accounts for approximately 10.2% of ERTS Wealth Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest position. ERTS Wealth Advisors LLC owned about 0.19% of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF worth $47,143,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of GOVT. Bank of Montreal Can grew its stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 8.2% during the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 24,695 shares of the company’s stock valued at $642,000 after acquiring an additional 1,879 shares in the last quarter. Prudential PLC purchased a new stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF during the 1st quarter valued at about $1,071,000. Baird Financial Group Inc. grew its stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 3.2% during the 1st quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 338,812 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,440,000 after acquiring an additional 10,375 shares in the last quarter. Equitable Holdings Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 10.4% in the 1st quarter. Equitable Holdings Inc. now owns 406,752 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,132,000 after buying an additional 38,476 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 34.3% in the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 558,798 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,920,000 after buying an additional 142,658 shares during the period.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Price Performance

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF stock opened at $22.49 on Thursday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $22.68 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.48.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd will be paid a $0.0583 dividend. This is a boost from iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF’s previous dividend of $0.05. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 1st.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Profile

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The iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (GOVT) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the ICE U.S. Treasury Core Bond index. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of fixed-rate nonconvertible U.S. Treasury securities with a remaining maturity of one year or more. GOVT was launched on Feb 14, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVT)

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