Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. lessened its holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 1.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 24,740 shares of the company’s stock after selling 475 shares during the period. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust makes up approximately 4.6% of Mercer Capital Advisers Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest holding. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc.’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $6,216,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 6.1% in the second quarter. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC now owns 19,928 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,819,000 after purchasing an additional 1,146 shares during the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board lifted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 196.7% in the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 7,760 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,876,000 after purchasing an additional 5,145 shares during the last quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp lifted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 1.3% in the second quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 171,534 shares of the company’s stock valued at $41,477,000 after purchasing an additional 2,269 shares during the last quarter. MEMBERS Trust Co lifted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.9% in the second quarter. MEMBERS Trust Co now owns 831,477 shares of the company’s stock valued at $201,051,000 after purchasing an additional 7,364 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC lifted its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 24.2% in the second quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC now owns 14,409 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,484,000 after purchasing an additional 2,805 shares during the last quarter.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) opened at $259.99 on Wednesday. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 12 month low of $219.15 and a 12 month high of $260.20.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th were issued a dividend of $1.2346 per share. This is a boost from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.18. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $4.94 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.90%. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s payout ratio is presently -327.40%.

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Company Profile

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY)

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