National Planning Corp raised its stake in SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSE:KRE) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 9,160 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. National Planning Corp’s holdings in SPDR KBW Regional Banking were worth $514,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 0.4% in the second quarter. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC now owns 12,020 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $660,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Lyell Wealth Management LP purchased a new stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking during the second quarter worth $341,000. First Heartland Consultants Inc. boosted its stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 9.4% in the second quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc. now owns 8,938 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $491,000 after buying an additional 765 shares in the last quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division purchased a new stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking during the second quarter worth $1,472,000. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. boosted its stake in shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking by 16.7% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 8,742 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $480,000 after buying an additional 1,252 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR KBW Regional Banking (KRE) opened at 52.27 on Friday. SPDR KBW Regional Banking has a 52 week low of $40.84 and a 52 week high of $59.68. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $54.66 and a 200-day moving average price of $54.82.

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About SPDR KBW Regional Banking

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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