Buckingham Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 12,548 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $677,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of XLP. Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR in the second quarter valued at about $207,000. First Midwest Bank Trust Division raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 1.2% in the second quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 4,940 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $271,000 after purchasing an additional 60 shares during the period. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 1.8% in the second quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 29,249 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,604,000 after purchasing an additional 508 shares during the period. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD raised its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 0.8% in the second quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 114,944 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,304,000 after purchasing an additional 906 shares during the period. Finally, Smith Salley & Associates increased its position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 0.6% during the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 19,986 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,098,000 after acquiring an additional 125 shares during the period.

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Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (XLP) traded up $0.75 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $54.95. 11,134,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,355,029. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR has a 1-year low of $49.98 and a 1-year high of $57.36.

Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR 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 (NYSEARCA:XLP)

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