Advisor Group Inc. raised its stake in SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSE:KRE) by 4.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 74,345 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,243 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. owned 0.11% of SPDR KBW Regional Banking worth $4,219,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Welch Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the second quarter valued at $100,000. MCF Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the third quarter valued at about $119,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 83.1% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 2,203 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $121,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 187.5% in the second quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 2,608 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $143,000 after acquiring an additional 1,701 shares during the period. Finally, Jacobi Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 11.5% in the second quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 3,025 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $168,000 after acquiring an additional 311 shares during the period.

Shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSE KRE) traded up $0.48 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $55.66. 2,233,064 shares of the stock were exchanged. SPDR KBW Regional Banking has a 52 week low of $48.10 and a 52 week high of $59.68.

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SPDR KBW Regional Banking Company Profile

SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF, formerly SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Regional Banks Select Industry Index. Its approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, tracking, and lower costs. As of October 27, 2011, the Company’s holding included Privatebancorp Inc, Webster Finl Corp Conn, Umpqua Hldgs Corp, Firstmerit Corp, East West Bancorp Inc, Fifth Third Bancorp, Fnb Corp Pa, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc and Keycorp New and First Rep Bk San Fran Cali.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSE:KRE)

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