Natixis purchased a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 153,106 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $9,339,000. Natixis owned 0.18% of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of KRE. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 55.8% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,970,493 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $120,201,000 after buying an additional 705,468 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 222.2% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,429,933 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $86,353,000 after buying an additional 986,162 shares in the last quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 16,464.3% during the second quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,324,317 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $21,527,000 after buying an additional 1,316,322 shares in the last quarter. Gendell Jeffrey L grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 113.5% during the second quarter. Gendell Jeffrey L now owns 978,747 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $59,703,000 after buying an additional 520,248 shares in the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its holdings in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 26.2% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 903,919 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $55,139,000 after purchasing an additional 187,492 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of KRE opened at $61.40 on Friday. SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF has a 52-week low of $51.97 and a 52-week high of $66.04.

About SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF

SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF, formerly SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Regional Banks Select Industry Index. Its approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, tracking, and lower costs. As of October 27, 2011, the Company’s holding included Privatebancorp Inc, Webster Finl Corp Conn, Umpqua Hldgs Corp, Firstmerit Corp, East West Bancorp Inc, Fifth Third Bancorp, Fnb Corp Pa, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc and Keycorp New and First Rep Bk San Fran Cali.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE)

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