Wedgewood Investors Inc. PA maintained its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 3,240 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Wedgewood Investors Inc. PA’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $783,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 24,242.9% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,625,863 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,724,000 after buying an additional 1,619,184 shares during the period. ING Groep NV boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 52.2% in the second quarter. ING Groep NV now owns 1,422,875 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $344,051,000 after buying an additional 487,784 shares during the period. Sanders Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 24.3% in the second quarter. Sanders Capital LLC now owns 827,342 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $200,051,000 after buying an additional 161,605 shares during the period. CTC LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 164.4% in the second quarter. CTC LLC now owns 248,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $59,904,000 after buying an additional 154,334 shares during the period. Finally, Axel Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 18.7% in the second quarter. Axel Capital Management LLC now owns 551,270 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $133,297,000 after buying an additional 87,000 shares during the period.

Shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) opened at 244.12 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $244.99 and its 200 day moving average is $238.95. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 12 month low of $208.38 and a 12 month high of $248.91. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust also was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 1,798,225 put options on the company. This is an increase of 150% compared to the typical daily volume of 718,356 put options.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 20th were paid a $1.1831 dividend. This represents a $4.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.94%. This is a positive change from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.03. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 16th.

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Separately, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) boosted their price target on shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust from $123.00 to $129.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th.

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 (NYSE:SPY)

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