Simplex Trading LLC lifted its holdings in SPDR KBW Bank (NYSE:KBE) by 9.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 15,680 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,291 shares during the period. Simplex Trading LLC’s holdings in SPDR KBW Bank were worth $707,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Great Lakes Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of SPDR KBW Bank by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Great Lakes Advisors LLC now owns 15,112 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $658,000 after buying an additional 83 shares during the last quarter. Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P. increased its holdings in shares of SPDR KBW Bank by 46.9% in the 2nd quarter. Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P. now owns 105,698 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,600,000 after buying an additional 33,739 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its holdings in shares of SPDR KBW Bank by 13.6% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 29,554 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,286,000 after buying an additional 3,549 shares during the last quarter. Symphony Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of SPDR KBW Bank by 30.8% in the 2nd quarter. Symphony Asset Management LLC now owns 598,060 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $26,028,000 after buying an additional 140,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp increased its holdings in shares of SPDR KBW Bank by 6.4% in the 2nd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 351,956 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $15,320,000 after buying an additional 21,101 shares during the last quarter.

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SPDR KBW Bank (KBE) traded up 0.63% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $46.19. 838,083 shares of the stock were exchanged. SPDR KBW Bank has a 52-week low of $33.80 and a 52-week high of $47.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $43.89 and its 200 day moving average is $43.01.

SPDR KBW Bank Profile

SPDR KBW Bank ETF, formerly The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (the Fund), seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Banks Select Industry Index. The S&P Banks Select Industry Index is a float adjusted modified-market, capitalization-weighted index that seeks to reflect the performance of publicly traded companies that do business as banks or thrifts.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR KBW Bank (NYSE:KBE)

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