City Holding Co. lifted its stake in SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSEARCA:KRE) by 6.4% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 30,155 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,810 shares during the period. City Holding Co.’s holdings in SPDR KBW Regional Banking were worth $1,774,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Price Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $5,568,000. SOL Capital Management CO raised its position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 11.3% in the 3rd quarter. SOL Capital Management CO now owns 53,850 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,057,000 after purchasing an additional 5,485 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $1,313,000. Allianz Asset Management GmbH purchased a new position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $14,190,000. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 11.8% in the 3rd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 79,421 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,508,000 after purchasing an additional 8,355 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking (KRE) traded down $0.33 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $61.68. 256,565 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $4,470.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -85.67. SPDR KBW Regional Banking has a 52-week low of $49.31 and a 52-week high of $63.15.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Monday, December 18th were given a $0.2463 dividend. This is a positive change from SPDR KBW Regional Banking’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. This represents a $0.99 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 15th. SPDR KBW Regional Banking’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -115.28%.

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SPDR KBW Regional Banking 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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