Appleton Partners Inc. MA Sells 1,795 Shares of iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF (BATS:USMV)

Appleton Partners Inc. MA reduced its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF (BATS:USMVFree Report) by 36.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,178 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,795 shares during the quarter. Appleton Partners Inc. MA’s holdings in iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF were worth $266,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Raymond James & Associates grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 16,080,799 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,254,785,000 after purchasing an additional 122,005 shares in the last quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV lifted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF by 16.2% in the third quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV now owns 7,172,429 shares of the company’s stock worth $519,140,000 after buying an additional 1,000,764 shares in the last quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $216,845,000. Royal Bank of Canada grew its stake in iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF by 8.5% during the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 2,160,468 shares of the company’s stock valued at $156,374,000 after acquiring an additional 169,443 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cerity Partners LLC increased its holdings in iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF by 5.6% during the 4th quarter. Cerity Partners LLC now owns 2,132,230 shares of the company’s stock worth $166,378,000 after acquiring an additional 112,455 shares during the period.

iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF Trading Up 0.8 %

Shares of USMV traded up $0.65 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $83.52. 1,557,726 shares of the stock traded hands. iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF has a 1 year low of $47.44 and a 1 year high of $55.45. The company has a market cap of $24.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.30 and a beta of 0.59. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $82.12 and a 200 day moving average price of $80.76.

iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF Company Profile

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The iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF (USMV) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI USA Minimum Volatility (USD) index. The fund tracks an index of US-listed firms selected and weighted to create a low-volatility portfolio subject to various constraints. USMV was launched on Oct 18, 2011 and is managed by BlackRock.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF (BATS:USMV)

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