Traders purchased shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $76.86 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $45.37 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $31.49 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. had the 18th highest net in-flow for the day. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. traded down ($0.87) for the day and closed at $29.89

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $30.71 and a 200-day moving average of $33.67.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of XOP. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 1,013.7% in the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,100,208 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $35,119,000 after buying an additional 1,001,420 shares in the last quarter. Denver Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. in the second quarter valued at $12,162,000. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI increased its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 88.1% in the second quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 659,378 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $21,047,000 after buying an additional 308,920 shares in the last quarter. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd increased its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 577.6% in the second quarter. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd now owns 338,816 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $10,815,000 after buying an additional 288,811 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Rafferty Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 17.7% in the second quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC now owns 1,437,878 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $45,897,000 after buying an additional 216,351 shares in the last quarter.

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About SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod.

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the total return performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index represents the oil and gas exploration and production sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Markets Index.

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