WestEnd Advisors LLC raised its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP) by 20.2% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 153,594 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 25,859 shares during the period. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR makes up 0.8% of WestEnd Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 27th biggest position. WestEnd Advisors LLC’s holdings in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR were worth $8,738,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Front Row Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $116,000. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the fourth quarter worth $129,000. U S Global Investors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter worth $192,000. Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the fourth quarter worth $200,000. Finally, Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the fourth quarter worth $206,000.

Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (XLP) opened at $56.47 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $8,110.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.28. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR has a fifty-two week low of $52.43 and a fifty-two week high of $58.95.

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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.

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

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