Associated Banc Corp raised its position in Consumer Discretionary SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLY) by 2.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 25,113 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 593 shares during the period. Associated Banc Corp’s holdings in Consumer Discretionary SPDR were worth $2,262,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Swan Global Investments LLC boosted its stake in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 6.4% in the third quarter. Swan Global Investments LLC now owns 4,190,097 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $376,019,000 after acquiring an additional 252,615 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 20.5% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,924,107 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $173,334,000 after acquiring an additional 327,378 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 138.7% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,575,851 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $141,417,000 after acquiring an additional 915,623 shares in the last quarter. Nippon Life Insurance Co. boosted its stake in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 51.6% in the second quarter. Nippon Life Insurance Co. now owns 1,022,600 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $91,656,000 after acquiring an additional 348,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. boosted its stake in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 96.9% in the second quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 937,048 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $83,993,000 after acquiring an additional 461,229 shares in the last quarter.

Separately, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, September 25th.

Shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLY) traded down $0.04 on Friday, reaching $96.61. 11,780,071 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,223,886. Consumer Discretionary SPDR has a 52 week low of $81.15 and a 52 week high of $97.05.

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About Consumer Discretionary SPDR

Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries, media; retail (specialty, multiline, Internet and catalog); hotels, restaurants and leisure; textiles, apparel and luxury goods; household durables; automobiles; auto components; distributors; leisure equipment and products; and diversified consumer services.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Consumer Discretionary SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLY)

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