Starfire Investment Advisers Inc. increased its position in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN) by 0.2% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 24,994 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 40 shares during the period. Starfire Investment Advisers Inc.’s holdings in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II were worth $578,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in BKLN. Solaris Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II during the second quarter worth approximately $102,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 0.3% in the second quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 9,257 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $214,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. SignalPoint Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 0.7% in the second quarter. SignalPoint Asset Management LLC now owns 13,576 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $314,000 after buying an additional 97 shares during the last quarter. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel boosted its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 0.3% in the second quarter. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel now owns 13,867 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $321,000 after buying an additional 44 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 1.7% in the second quarter. SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC now owns 19,620 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $454,000 after buying an additional 320 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN) opened at 23.16 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $23.19 and a 200-day moving average of $23.25. PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II has a one year low of $22.96 and a one year high of $23.46.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 18th were issued a dividend of $0.0643 per share. This is a positive change from PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.77 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 14th.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN)

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