BlackRock Inc. Acquires 112,919 Shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (NASDAQ:ESGU)

BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (NASDAQ:ESGU) by 21.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 635,731 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 112,919 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 14.29% of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF worth $41,023,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 49.7% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 534,808 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,388,000 after purchasing an additional 177,599 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 111.0% during the second quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 184,288 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,892,000 after purchasing an additional 96,936 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 216.4% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 83,889 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,413,000 after purchasing an additional 57,379 shares during the period. Putnam FL Investment Management Co. increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 116.7% during the second quarter. Putnam FL Investment Management Co. now owns 57,873 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,735,000 after purchasing an additional 31,161 shares during the period. Finally, Nottingham Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF by 91.3% during the second quarter. Nottingham Advisors Inc. now owns 31,198 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,013,000 after purchasing an additional 14,886 shares during the period.

ESGU opened at $65.40 on Friday. iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF has a 1 year low of $51.35 and a 1 year high of $66.76. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $64.88 and its 200-day simple moving average is $64.14.

The company also recently disclosed a — dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th were given a dividend of $0.1102 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 24th.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (NASDAQ:ESGU)

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