CAPROCK Group Inc. raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) by 27.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 36,652 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 7,851 shares during the period. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust makes up about 1.5% of CAPROCK Group Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. CAPROCK Group Inc.’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $6,971,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC increased its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.4% in the second quarter. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC now owns 129,266 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $31,257,000 after buying an additional 577 shares during the last quarter. SPC Financial Inc. increased its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 42.3% in the second quarter. SPC Financial Inc. now owns 1,707 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $413,000 after buying an additional 507 shares during the last quarter. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. increased its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 55.1% in the second quarter. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. now owns 6,108 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,477,000 after buying an additional 2,169 shares during the last quarter. American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV increased its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 8.3% in the second quarter. American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV now owns 3,853 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $932,000 after buying an additional 296 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC increased its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 1.6% in the second quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC now owns 6,896 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,667,000 after buying an additional 107 shares during the last quarter.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) opened at 247.87 on Tuesday. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 1-year low of $208.38 and a 1-year high of $248.00. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $244.32 and its 200-day moving average price is $238.05.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 20th were paid a $1.1831 dividend. This is a boost from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.03. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 16th. This represents a $4.73 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.91%.

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Separately, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) increased their price objective on SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust from $123.00 to $129.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 28th.

About SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY)

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