iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:JKK) Shares Purchased by Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:JKK) by 9.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,583 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 311 shares during the period. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. owned about 0.33% of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF worth $731,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in JKK. Full Sail Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $399,000. M Holdings Securities Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF by 15.0% during the first quarter. M Holdings Securities Inc. now owns 8,710 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,737,000 after purchasing an additional 1,135 shares during the period. Evanson Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $204,000. Searcy Financial Services Inc. ADV raised its stake in shares of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF by 1.8% during the second quarter. Searcy Financial Services Inc. ADV now owns 67,238 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,691,000 after purchasing an additional 1,204 shares during the period. Finally, Creative Planning raised its stake in shares of iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF by 62.4% during the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,691 shares of the company’s stock valued at $344,000 after purchasing an additional 650 shares during the period.

JKK opened at $195.88 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $198.44 and its 200-day moving average is $200.95. iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF has a 52-week low of $153.29 and a 52-week high of $210.86.

The company also recently disclosed a — dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th were paid a dividend of $0.146 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.2%.

About iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF

iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF, formerly iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund (the Growth Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Morningstar Small Growth Index (the Growth Index). The Growth Index measures the performance of stocks issued by small-capitalization companies that have exhibited above-average growth characteristics as determined by Morningstar Inc’s index methodology.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:JKK)

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