SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE:JNK) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors acquired 20,000 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,994% compared to the average volume of 955 call options.

SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE JNK) opened at 37.10 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $37.16 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.99. SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF has a one year low of $35.05 and a one year high of $37.46.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be given a $0.1634 dividend. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 1st.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Personal Capital Advisors Corp boosted its stake in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 13.3% in the second quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 2,691,116 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $100,110,000 after buying an additional 315,827 shares in the last quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc boosted its stake in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 1.3% in the second quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc now owns 80,556 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,997,000 after buying an additional 1,026 shares in the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 511.0% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 298,990 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,122,000 after buying an additional 250,054 shares in the last quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its stake in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 53.9% in the second quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 267,194 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,940,000 after buying an additional 93,574 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Probity Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 3.3% in the second quarter. Probity Advisors Inc. now owns 148,552 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,526,000 after buying an additional 4,783 shares in the last quarter.

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About SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF

SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital High Yield Very Liquid Index (the Index). The Index includes publicly issued United States dollar denominated, non-investment grade, fixed-rate, taxable corporate bonds that have a remaining maturity of at least one year, regardless of optionality, are rated high-yield using the middle rating of Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch, respectively, and have $600 million or more of outstanding face value.

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