Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) by 153.7% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 54,193 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 32,835 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC’s holdings in SPDR S&P Retail ETF were worth $2,632,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of XRT. Morgan Stanley grew its stake in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 439.5% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 8,547,244 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $415,054,000 after buying an additional 6,962,903 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its stake in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 396.2% during the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,524,258 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $156,125,000 after buying an additional 2,814,080 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 1,768.4% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,762,299 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $85,578,000 after buying an additional 1,667,980 shares during the last quarter. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp bought a new position in SPDR S&P Retail ETF during the 2nd quarter worth $68,805,000. Finally, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. bought a new position in SPDR S&P Retail ETF during the 1st quarter worth $25,251,000.

Shares of XRT opened at $52.03 on Thursday. SPDR S&P Retail ETF has a 12 month low of $38.69 and a 12 month high of $52.96.

About SPDR S&P Retail ETF

SPDR S&P Retail ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the performance of the S&P Retail Select Industry Index (the Index). The Index is an equal weighted market cap index. The Index represents the retail sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Market Index. The Fund invests in industries, such as apparel retail, automotive retail, food retail, department stores, Internet retail, general merchandise stores, drug retail, and hypermarkets and super centers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT)

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