Investors sold shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) on strength during trading hours on Thursday. $48.79 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $107.09 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $58.30 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR traded up $0.08 for the day and closed at $55.36

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $55.17 and its 200 day moving average is $55.27.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. U S Global Investors Inc. purchased a new position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter worth about $192,000. L & S Advisors Inc purchased a new position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter worth about $205,000. Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management purchased a new position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter worth about $207,000. Lucas Capital Management lifted its position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 2.6% during the second quarter. Lucas Capital Management now owns 3,995 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $219,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. lifted its position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 1,374.1% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 4,039 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $222,000 after buying an additional 3,765 shares during the period.

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About Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Consumer Staples Select Sector Index (the Index).The Fund typically invests in substantially all of the securities represented in the Index in approximately the same proportions as the Index.

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