Citizens Financial Group Inc RI raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 0.4% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 137,287 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 556 shares during the quarter. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust accounts for 3.1% of Citizens Financial Group Inc RI’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $39,912,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SPY. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 42.9% during the 3rd quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 12,695 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,691,000 after acquiring an additional 3,811 shares during the last quarter. HL Financial Services LLC boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 47.6% during the 3rd quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 64,797 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,838,000 after acquiring an additional 20,902 shares during the last quarter. Financial Partners Group Inc boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 9.2% during the 3rd quarter. Financial Partners Group Inc now owns 5,685 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,653,000 after acquiring an additional 478 shares during the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 2.1% during the 3rd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 37,462 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,891,000 after acquiring an additional 781 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Horan Capital Advisors LLC. boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 16.4% during the 3rd quarter. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. now owns 2,672 shares of the company’s stock valued at $777,000 after acquiring an additional 376 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA SPY opened at $269.10 on Tuesday. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 52-week low of $252.92 and a 52-week high of $293.94.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 24th were issued a dividend of $1.3226 per share. This represents a $5.29 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 21st. This is an increase from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.25.

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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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