iShares International Select Dividend ETF Target of Unusually High Options Trading (BATS:IDV)

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iShares International Select Dividend ETF (BATS:IDVGet Rating) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders bought 14,828 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,239% compared to the average volume of 634 call options.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of IDV. Cowa LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares International Select Dividend ETF by 9,404.4% during the first quarter. Cowa LLC now owns 16,173,006 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,512,000 after acquiring an additional 16,002,843 shares during the period. Horizon Investments LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares International Select Dividend ETF during the first quarter worth about $48,115,000. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of iShares International Select Dividend ETF by 27.9% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 2,759,539 shares of the company’s stock worth $87,643,000 after acquiring an additional 601,270 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of iShares International Select Dividend ETF by 28.5% during the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,626,147 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,647,000 after acquiring an additional 361,012 shares during the period. Finally, PFS Investments Inc. acquired a new position in shares of iShares International Select Dividend ETF during the first quarter worth about $11,054,000.

iShares International Select Dividend ETF Stock Performance

BATS IDV opened at $25.12 on Wednesday. iShares International Select Dividend ETF has a one year low of $30.57 and a one year high of $35.93. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $26.79 and its two-hundred day moving average is $28.93.

About iShares International Select Dividend ETF

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iShares International Select Dividend ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones International Select Dividend Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of a selected group of equity securities issued by companies that have provided relatively high dividend yields on a consistent basis over time.

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