Advisor Group Inc. decreased its holdings in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN) by 15.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 272,479 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 49,024 shares during the quarter. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II were worth $6,279,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC raised its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 116,097 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,686,000 after buying an additional 4,545 shares during the last quarter. Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Adviser L.P. purchased a new position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II in the 2nd quarter worth about $29,631,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 4.5% in the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 254,711 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,894,000 after buying an additional 11,052 shares during the last quarter. Compass Financial Group Inc. raised its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter. Compass Financial Group Inc. now owns 147,057 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,403,000 after buying an additional 6,033 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 0.3% in the 2nd 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.

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Shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (BKLN) traded down 0.13% during trading on Friday, reaching $23.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,192,540 shares. PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II has a 12-month low of $22.96 and a 12-month high of $23.46. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $23.13 and its 200-day moving average is $23.21.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 19th will be issued a $0.0701 dividend. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 18th. This is an increase from PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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

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