Point72 Asset Management L.P. grew its holdings in SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSEARCA:KRE) by 86.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 186,226 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 86,226 shares during the period. Point72 Asset Management L.P. owned about 0.29% of SPDR KBW Regional Banking worth $10,570,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Welch Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $100,000. MCF Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $119,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 83.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 2,203 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Synovus Financial Corp grew its stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 187.5% in the 2nd quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 2,608 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 1,701 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Jacobi Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 11.5% in the 2nd quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 3,025 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $168,000 after buying an additional 311 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSEARCA KRE) traded up $0.99 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $59.07. The company had a trading volume of 2,240,000 shares. SPDR KBW Regional Banking has a 1-year low of $49.31 and a 1-year high of $61.26.

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SPDR KBW Regional Banking Company Profile

SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF, formerly SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Regional Banks Select Industry Index. Its approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, tracking, and lower costs. As of October 27, 2011, the Company’s holding included Privatebancorp Inc, Webster Finl Corp Conn, Umpqua Hldgs Corp, Firstmerit Corp, East West Bancorp Inc, Fifth Third Bancorp, Fnb Corp Pa, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc and Keycorp New and First Rep Bk San Fran Cali.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSEARCA:KRE)

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