Astor Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Health Care SPDR (NYSE:XLV) by 0.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 187,698 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,378 shares during the period. Health Care SPDR makes up 3.1% of Astor Investment Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest position. Astor Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Health Care SPDR were worth $15,341,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in XLV. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Health Care SPDR by 937.9% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,785,625 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $141,492,000 after purchasing an additional 1,613,582 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group acquired a new position in Health Care SPDR in the 2nd quarter worth $84,476,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Health Care SPDR by 60.5% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 2,400,209 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $190,410,000 after purchasing an additional 904,476 shares during the period. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Health Care SPDR by 468.8% in the 2nd quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 910,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $72,108,000 after purchasing an additional 750,000 shares during the period. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in Health Care SPDR in the 2nd quarter worth $58,654,000.

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Shares of Health Care SPDR (NYSE:XLV) traded up 1.098% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $82.961. 3,313,285 shares of the company were exchanged. Health Care SPDR has a 52-week low of $65.96 and a 52-week high of $83.41. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $81.96 and its 200-day moving average is $78.52.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th were paid a $0.3048 dividend. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th.

Health Care SPDR Profile

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Health Care Select Sector Index (the Index). The companies included in the Index are selected on the basis of general industry classification from a universe of companies defined by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Stock Index (S&P 500).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Health Care SPDR (NYSE:XLV)

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