Teacher Retirement System of Texas maintained its position in Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA (NYSE:AVAL) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 400,000 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA were worth $3,220,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Brandes Investment Partners LP boosted its position in shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA by 1.1% in the second quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 8,094,469 shares of the company’s stock worth $68,139,000 after buying an additional 89,628 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its position in shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA by 2.2% in the second quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 198,437 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,597,000 after buying an additional 4,234 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA by 1.6% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 748,415 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,024,000 after buying an additional 11,718 shares in the last quarter. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA during the second quarter worth about $844,000. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new position in shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA during the second quarter worth about $114,000.

Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA (NYSE:AVAL) traded up 0.12% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.23. 45,312 shares of the stock traded hands. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA has a 12-month low of $5.59 and a 12-month high of $9.04. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $8.34 and its 200-day moving average is $7.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.17 billion, a PE ratio of 12.10 and a beta of 0.68.

Separately, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 1st.

About Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA

Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA is a Colombia-based holding company primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the acquisition, purchase and sale of stocks, bonds and other securities of companies active in the financial sector. The Company provides a variety of financial services and products across the Colombian market, ranging from traditional banking services, such as loans and deposits to pension and severance fund management, as well as the provision of legal representation services.The Company owns such subsidiaries as Banco de Bogota SA, Banco Popular SA, among others.

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