iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF (NASDAQ:IUSG) Short Interest Update

iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF (NASDAQ:IUSG) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 152,600 shares, a growth of 439.2% from the September 15th total of 28,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 376,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.4 days.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Baird Financial Group Inc. grew its holdings in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 1.0% during the second quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 250,045 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,250,000 after acquiring an additional 2,382 shares during the period. Western Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 48.0% during the second quarter. Western Wealth Management LLC now owns 47,712 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,827,000 after acquiring an additional 15,466 shares during the period. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV grew its holdings in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 1.5% during the second quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV now owns 7,565 shares of the company’s stock worth $764,000 after acquiring an additional 115 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc grew its holdings in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 1.2% during the second quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 13,871 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,401,000 after acquiring an additional 168 shares during the period. Finally, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC grew its holdings in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 61.3% during the second quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC now owns 22,558 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,278,000 after acquiring an additional 8,573 shares during the period.

Shares of IUSG opened at $103.71 on Thursday. iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF has a one year low of $76.89 and a one year high of $109.64. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $106.12 and its 200-day moving average is $100.92.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.198 per share. This represents a $0.79 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.76%. This is a positive change from iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 24th.

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