Numeric Investors LLC bought a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 5,300 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $291,000.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Global Financial Private Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter worth $740,000. Worth Venture Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 6.5% during the second quarter. Worth Venture Partners LLC now owns 7,801 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $429,000 after purchasing an additional 473 shares during the period. Veritable L.P. raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 0.4% during the second quarter. Veritable L.P. now owns 109,539 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,018,000 after purchasing an additional 469 shares during the period. Hanlon Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 914.6% during the second quarter. Hanlon Investment Management Inc. now owns 180,324 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,907,000 after purchasing an additional 162,551 shares during the period. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 112.3% during the second quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC now owns 49,407 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,714,000 after purchasing an additional 26,133 shares during the period.

Shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE XLP) opened at 54.59 on Tuesday. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR has a 12 month low of $49.98 and a 12 month high of $57.36. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $54.60 and its 200-day moving average price is $55.18.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th were issued a dividend of $0.346 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.54%.

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Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR Company Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP)

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