Smithfield Trust Co. decreased its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 4.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 18,817 shares of the company’s stock after selling 793 shares during the period. Smithfield Trust Co.’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $4,727,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in SPY. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 11.5% in the 2nd quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 10,981 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,655,000 after buying an additional 1,134 shares during the last quarter. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC now owns 113,786 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,513,000 after buying an additional 808 shares during the last quarter. Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 13.8% in the 2nd quarter. Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC now owns 52,328 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,674,000 after buying an additional 6,336 shares during the last quarter. Boston Financial Mangement LLC raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 14.5% in the 2nd quarter. Boston Financial Mangement LLC now owns 15,686 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,793,000 after buying an additional 1,985 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 8.4% in the 2nd quarter. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC now owns 39,626 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,582,000 after buying an additional 3,074 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) traded down $0.55 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $264.46. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 164,333,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 69,581,883. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a fifty-two week low of $219.26 and a fifty-two week high of $266.05.

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About SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY)

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