iShares Core S&P 500 ETF Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSEARCA:IVV)

iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:IVVGet Rating) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 2,343 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 115% compared to the average daily volume of 1,090 call options.

iShares Core S&P 500 ETF Stock Up 0.4 %

Shares of NYSEARCA IVV opened at $398.80 on Friday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $392.65 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $392.15. iShares Core S&P 500 ETF has a fifty-two week low of $349.53 and a fifty-two week high of $474.92.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares Core S&P 500 ETF

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in shares of iShares Core S&P 500 ETF by 182.9% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 45,323,184 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,562,676,000 after acquiring an additional 29,304,353 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of iShares Core S&P 500 ETF by 16.3% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 33,947,472 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,175,261,000 after purchasing an additional 4,746,312 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of iShares Core S&P 500 ETF by 6.2% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 25,420,733 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,638,271,000 after purchasing an additional 1,488,820 shares during the period. Creative Planning boosted its stake in shares of iShares Core S&P 500 ETF by 14.7% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 19,102,791 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,242,824,000 after purchasing an additional 2,442,420 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of iShares Core S&P 500 ETF by 16.2% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 8,832,996 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,167,954,000 after purchasing an additional 1,229,595 shares during the period.

iShares Core S&P 500 ETF Company Profile

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iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the large-capitalization sector of the United States equity market.

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