Afam Capital Inc. grew its stake in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 89,910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 5,506 shares during the period. Afam Capital Inc.’s holdings in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR were worth $4,940,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in XLP. U S Global Investors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter valued at about $192,000. L & S Advisors Inc bought a new stake in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter valued at about $205,000. Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management bought a new stake in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter valued at about $207,000. Lucas Capital Management increased its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 2.6% during the second quarter. Lucas Capital Management now owns 3,995 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. increased its position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 1,374.1% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 4,039 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $222,000 after buying an additional 3,765 shares during the period.

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Shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) traded up 0.18% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $54.57. The stock had a trading volume of 8,315,638 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $54.60 and its 200 day moving average price is $55.18. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR has a 12 month low of $49.98 and a 12 month high of $57.36.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th were given a dividend of $0.346 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.54%.

Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR Company Profile

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Consumer Staples Select Sector Index (the Index).The Fund typically invests in substantially all of the securities represented in the Index in approximately the same proportions as the Index.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP)

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