Chemical Bank lifted its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) by 17.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 25,789 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 3,902 shares during the period. Chemical Bank’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $6,235,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in SPY. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 6.1% during the second quarter. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC now owns 19,928 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,819,000 after buying an additional 1,146 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 196.7% in the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 7,760 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,876,000 after acquiring an additional 5,145 shares in the last quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 1.3% in the second quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 171,534 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $41,477,000 after acquiring an additional 2,269 shares in the last quarter. MEMBERS Trust Co raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.9% in the second quarter. MEMBERS Trust Co now owns 831,477 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $201,051,000 after acquiring an additional 7,364 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC raised its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 24.2% in the second quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC now owns 14,409 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,484,000 after acquiring an additional 2,805 shares in the last quarter.

Separately, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upped their price target on shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust from $123.00 to $129.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 28th.

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) opened at 252.86 on Wednesday. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 52 week low of $208.38 and a 52 week high of $252.89. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $247.71 and a 200 day moving average of $242.63.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th will be paid a $1.2346 dividend. This is a boost from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.18. This represents a $4.94 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 15th.

About SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY)

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