SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 22,469 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 295% compared to the typical volume of 5,682 put options.

Shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) opened at 29.62 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $31.12 and a 200 day moving average of $34.37. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. has a 52-week low of $28.96 and a 52-week high of $44.97.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 4.0% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 4,560 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the last quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. during the second quarter worth about $159,000. MML Investors Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. during the second quarter worth about $226,000. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 34.5% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 8,266 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 2,120 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Allied Advisory Services Inc. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 8.1% in the second quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 10,674 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $342,000 after buying an additional 797 shares during the last quarter.

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SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. Company Profile

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the total return performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index represents the oil and gas exploration and production sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Markets Index.

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