In today’s session iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (IWM) registered an unusually high (12,164) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 call, expecting serious IWM increase. With 12,164 contracts traded and 44114 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: IWM161118C00119000 closed last at: $0.77 or 38.9% down. iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IWM) has risen 6.24% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.29% the S&P500.
iShares Russell 2000 ETF is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $26.56 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). It has a 29.53 P/E ratio. The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market and includes securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index.
IWM Company Profile
iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performances of the small capitalization sector of the United States equity market. The Index includes approximately 8% of the market capitalization of all publicly traded United States equity securities.
More notable recent iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IWM) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (IWM) – Beware Small Caps!” on October 25, 2016, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Todd Gordon’s iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF Trade” published on September 30, 2016, Investorplace.com published: “iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF): Time to Short IWM” on August 03, 2016. More interesting news about iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IWM) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (IWM): Strangle the Small Caps” published on March 24, 2016 as well as Etfdailynews.com‘s news article titled: “Small Cap Stocks on the Verge of a Big Breakdown?” with publication date: October 27, 2016.
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