Live Your Vision LLC lifted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) by 5.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,929 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 104 shares during the period. Live Your Vision LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $477,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of SPY. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC now owns 129,266 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $31,257,000 after buying an additional 577 shares during the last quarter. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 6.4% in the 2nd quarter. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. now owns 78,963 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $19,093,000 after buying an additional 4,761 shares during the last quarter. Greenleaf Trust grew its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 11,174 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,702,000 after purchasing an additional 354 shares during the last quarter. Axel Capital Management LLC grew its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 18.7% during the 2nd quarter. Axel Capital Management LLC now owns 551,270 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $133,297,000 after purchasing an additional 87,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. grew its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. now owns 22,812 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $94,343,000 after purchasing an additional 469 shares during the last quarter.

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

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) opened at 249.19 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $246.46 and its 200 day moving average is $241.49. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 12 month low of $208.38 and a 12 month high of $250.32.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th will be paid a dividend of $1.2346 per share. This is a positive change from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.18. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 15th. This represents a $4.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%.

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Profile

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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