IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Retail (NYSE:XRT) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 22 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,094,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Retail by 103.8% during the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 11,874 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $484,000 after purchasing an additional 327,482 shares in the last quarter. Institute for Wealth Management LLC. bought a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Retail during the second quarter valued at approximately $561,000. Balyasny Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Retail by 39.0% during the second quarter. Balyasny Asset Management LLC now owns 135,575 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,521,000 after purchasing an additional 38,050 shares in the last quarter. Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Retail by 1,085,250.0% during the second quarter. Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P. now owns 21,707 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $884,000 after purchasing an additional 21,705 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Retail by 288.1% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 15,821 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $645,000 after purchasing an additional 11,744 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR S&P Retail (NYSE XRT) traded down 0.60% during trading on Friday, hitting $41.65. 2,672,720 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. SPDR S&P Retail has a one year low of $37.72 and a one year high of $48.26. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $40.36 and a 200-day moving average price of $40.93.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th were given a $0.1822 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.73 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%.

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About SPDR S&P Retail

SPDR S&P Retail ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the performance of the S&P Retail Select Industry Index (the Index). The Index is an equal weighted market cap index. The Index represents the retail sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Market Index. The Fund invests in industries, such as apparel retail, automotive retail, food retail, department stores, Internet retail, general merchandise stores, drug retail, and hypermarkets and super centers.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Retail (NYSE:XRT)

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