Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF Put Options (NASDAQ:EMB)

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iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NASDAQ:EMBGet Rating) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 37,899 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 29% compared to the typical volume of 29,380 put options.

Institutional Trading of iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Calton & Associates Inc. boosted its stake in iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF by 2.7% in the 1st quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. now owns 4,218 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $412,000 after buying an additional 111 shares during the last quarter. SVB Wealth LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF by 26.9% during the 1st quarter. SVB Wealth LLC now owns 533 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $52,000 after buying an additional 113 shares during the period. City State Bank raised its holdings in shares of iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF by 2.1% during the 1st quarter. City State Bank now owns 6,505 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $636,000 after buying an additional 135 shares during the period. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF by 17.7% during the 2nd quarter. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $78,000 after buying an additional 137 shares during the period. Finally, Sandy Spring Bank raised its holdings in shares of iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF by 33.3% during the 1st quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 737 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $72,000 after buying an additional 184 shares during the period.

iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF Trading Down 0.7 %

NASDAQ:EMB opened at $82.92 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $86.31 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $89.45. iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF has a 1 year low of $81.87 and a 1 year high of $112.24.

iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF Cuts Dividend

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 2nd were issued a $0.312 dividend. This represents a $3.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 1st.

About iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF

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iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF, formerly iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the JPMorgan EMBI Global Core Index (the Index). The Index is a diverse United States dollar-denominated emerging markets debt benchmark, which tracks the total return of actively traded external debt instruments in emerging market countries.

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