Symmetry Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:JNK) by 5.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 144,436 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 7,127 shares during the quarter. SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF comprises about 2.2% of Symmetry Partners LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 14th largest position. Symmetry Partners LLC owned 0.05% of SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF worth $5,125,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of JNK. Global X Management Co. LLC purchased a new position in SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF during the first quarter worth about $1,042,000. Appleton Group LLC grew its position in SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF by 14.1% during the first quarter. Appleton Group LLC now owns 65,512 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,349,000 after buying an additional 8,104 shares in the last quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. grew its position in SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF by 3.1% during the first quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 423,345 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $15,177,000 after buying an additional 12,660 shares in the last quarter. CNO Financial Group Inc. purchased a new position in SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF during the first quarter worth about $21,510,000. Finally, Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp grew its position in SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF by 1.3% during the first quarter. Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp now owns 1,391,133 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $49,872,000 after buying an additional 17,600 shares in the last quarter.

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF stock opened at $35.81 on Friday. SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF has a 52 week low of $35.26 and a 52 week high of $37.35.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 2nd were given a dividend of $0.1613 per share. This represents a $1.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.41%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 1st.

About SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF

SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital High Yield Very Liquid Index (the Index). The Index includes publicly issued United States dollar denominated, non-investment grade, fixed-rate, taxable corporate bonds that have a remaining maturity of at least one year, regardless of optionality, are rated high-yield using the middle rating of Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch, respectively, and have $600 million or more of outstanding face value.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:JNK)

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