Valeo Financial Advisors LLC grew its holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 5.6% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 460,396 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 24,560 shares during the quarter. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust comprises about 16.8% of Valeo Financial Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest holding. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $124,542,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of SPY. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC grew its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 402.3% in the third quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 437 shares of the company’s stock worth $127,000 after acquiring an additional 350 shares in the last quarter. Moody National Bank Trust Division acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust in the third quarter worth $128,000. Hartford Financial Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust in the second quarter worth $139,000. LifePlan Financial Group Inc grew its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 48.6% in the second quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc now owns 575 shares of the company’s stock worth $156,000 after acquiring an additional 188 shares in the last quarter. Finally, WP Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust in the second quarter worth $165,000.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust stock opened at $270.20 on Thursday. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 12-month low of $252.92 and a 12-month high of $293.94.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 24th were given a dividend of $1.3226 per share. This is a boost from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.25. This represents a $5.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 21st.

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Company Profile

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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