Merit Financial Group LLC lessened its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF (NYSEARCA:SLY) by 16.0% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 23,840 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,533 shares during the quarter. SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF makes up about 0.2% of Merit Financial Group LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest holding. Merit Financial Group LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF were worth $1,570,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Legacy Private Trust Co. grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF by 83.4% during the 4th quarter. Legacy Private Trust Co. now owns 12,699 shares of the company’s stock worth $762,000 after purchasing an additional 5,775 shares in the last quarter. Hollencrest Capital Management acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $922,000. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF by 21.1% during the 4th quarter. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 19,487 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,169,000 after acquiring an additional 3,400 shares in the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF by 14.2% during the 3rd quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 70,448 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,317,000 after acquiring an additional 8,759 shares in the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 399,196 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,128,000 after acquiring an additional 7,088 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA SLY traded down $0.50 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $64.63. 944 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 88,825. SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF has a 1-year low of $56.30 and a 1-year high of $78.25.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 19th were given a $0.1889 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 18th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.17%.

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SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF Company Profile

SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. The S&P SmallCap 600 Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector in the United States equity market. The selection universe for the Index includes all the United States common equities listed on the New York Stock Exchange, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (NASDAQ) Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market and NASDAQ Capital Market with market capitalizations between $250 million and $1.2 billion.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 600 Small CapETF (NYSEARCA:SLY)

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