King Luther Capital Management Corp continued to hold its position in shares of Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,290 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock at the close of the second quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Utilities SPDR were worth $223,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Leucadia National Corp lifted its stake in Utilities SPDR by 162.3% during the 2nd quarter. Leucadia National Corp now owns 122,502 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,365,000 after acquiring an additional 75,794 shares in the last quarter. Barry Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Utilities SPDR by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Barry Investment Advisors LLC now owns 27,381 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,423,000 after acquiring an additional 137 shares in the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in Utilities SPDR by 20.1% during the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 147,729 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,676,000 after acquiring an additional 24,735 shares in the last quarter. Parsec Financial Management Inc. acquired a new position in Utilities SPDR during the 2nd quarter worth about $437,000. Finally, BB&T Securities LLC lifted its stake in Utilities SPDR by 84.7% during the 2nd quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 27,134 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,410,000 after acquiring an additional 12,443 shares in the last quarter.

Utilities SPDR (XLU) opened at 53.67 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $54.57 and its 200 day moving average price is $52.82. Utilities SPDR has a 1-year low of $45.33 and a 1-year high of $55.90.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th will be given a dividend of $0.4172 per share. This represents a $1.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 15th.

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Utilities SPDR Company Profile

Select Sector Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund), formerly Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Utilities Select Sector of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from industries, such as electric utilities, multi-utilities, independent power producers and energy traders, and gas utilities.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

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