National Planning Corp raised its stake in SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE:DIA) by 334.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 88,049 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 67,795 shares during the period. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF accounts for about 1.4% of National Planning Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. National Planning Corp’s holdings in SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF were worth $18,886,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of DIA. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $218,000. Cambridge Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 0.4% in the second quarter. Cambridge Advisors Inc. now owns 6,528 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,392,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD increased its stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 9.6% in the second quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 1,528 shares of the company’s stock valued at $325,000 after buying an additional 134 shares during the period. Meritage Portfolio Management increased its stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 23.2% in the second quarter. Meritage Portfolio Management now owns 2,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $533,000 after buying an additional 470 shares during the period. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp purchased a new stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $745,000.

Shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE:DIA) opened at 220.50 on Thursday. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF has a 12 month low of $178.64 and a 12 month high of $221.68. The company’s 50-day moving average is $216.10 and its 200 day moving average is $209.59. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF also was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors bought 14,068 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 101% compared to the average daily volume of 6,998 put options.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 14th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 25th will be issued a $0.2357 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 21st. This represents a $2.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.28%.

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