Solaris Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 4,419 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $102,000.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of BKLN. Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Adviser L.P. purchased a new position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II during the second quarter worth $29,631,000. Compass Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 4.3% in the second quarter. Compass Financial Group Inc. now owns 147,057 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,403,000 after buying an additional 6,033 shares during the last quarter. AEGON USA Investment Management LLC boosted its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 7.6% in the second quarter. AEGON USA Investment Management LLC now owns 482,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,174,000 after buying an additional 34,000 shares during the last quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 0.3% in the second quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 9,257 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $214,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janney Capital Management LLC boosted its position in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 1.1% in the second quarter. Janney Capital Management LLC now owns 525,752 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $12,165,000 after buying an additional 5,675 shares during the last quarter.

PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN) opened at 23.22 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $23.18 and a 200-day moving average of $23.25. PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II has a 52-week low of $22.96 and a 52-week high of $23.46.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 18th were issued a $0.0643 dividend. This represents a $0.77 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 14th. This is an increase from PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSE:BKLN)

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