Columbia Pacific Advisors LLC purchased a new position in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 57,918 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,849,000. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. makes up 2.1% of Columbia Pacific Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 13th biggest holding.

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. lifted its holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 8.1% in the 2nd quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 10,674 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $342,000 after acquiring an additional 797 shares during the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 208.7% during the 2nd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 79,954 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,541,000 after purchasing an additional 54,056 shares in the last quarter. Veritable L.P. boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 10.6% during the 2nd quarter. Veritable L.P. now owns 34,106 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,089,000 after purchasing an additional 3,280 shares in the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC bought a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. during the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,378,000. Finally, Cedar Hill Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cedar Hill Associates LLC now owns 204,127 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,516,000 after purchasing an additional 1,115 shares in the last quarter.

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Shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE XOP) traded up 0.29% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $34.37. 4,063,633 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a 50 day moving average of $31.31 and a 200-day moving average of $33.02. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. has a 1-year low of $28.96 and a 1-year high of $44.97. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. also was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders purchased 3,746 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 127% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,650 call options.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th were given a $0.0712 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%.

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. Company Profile

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the total return performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index represents the oil and gas exploration and production sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Markets Index.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP)

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