SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEARCA:KBE) by 126.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 32,345 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,041 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P Bank ETF were worth $1,506,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KBE. Simplex Trading LLC acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Bank ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at $118,000. First Hawaiian Bank acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Bank ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at $261,000. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Bank ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at $284,000. Ayalon Holdings Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Bank ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at $289,000. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. raised its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Bank ETF by 61.7% in the 3rd quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 7,378 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $344,000 after buying an additional 2,816 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of KBE stock opened at $41.96 on Thursday. SPDR S&P Bank ETF has a 52-week low of $40.31 and a 52-week high of $52.00.

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About SPDR S&P Bank ETF

SPDR KBW Bank ETF, formerly The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (the Fund), seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Banks Select Industry Index. The S&P Banks Select Industry Index is a float adjusted modified-market, capitalization-weighted index that seeks to reflect the performance of publicly traded companies that do business as banks or thrifts.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEARCA:KBE)

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