Swarthmore Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE) by 16.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 114,675 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 16,175 shares during the period. Energy Select Sector SPDR accounts for about 1.8% of Swarthmore Group Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th biggest holding. Swarthmore Group Inc.’s holdings in Energy Select Sector SPDR were worth $8,286,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Energy Select Sector SPDR by 17.7% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 385,213 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $26,378,000 after buying an additional 57,977 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Energy Select Sector SPDR during the third quarter worth $282,000. Allianz Asset Management GmbH purchased a new stake in Energy Select Sector SPDR during the third quarter worth $479,000. Green Square Capital LLC lifted its holdings in Energy Select Sector SPDR by 231.1% during the third quarter. Green Square Capital LLC now owns 14,362 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $984,000 after buying an additional 10,024 shares during the period. Finally, Crow Point Partners LLC lifted its holdings in Energy Select Sector SPDR by 72.9% during the fourth quarter. Crow Point Partners LLC now owns 12,835 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $930,000 after buying an additional 5,412 shares during the period.

Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) traded down $0.63 during trading on Thursday, reaching $76.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,006,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,668,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $20,010.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -12.06. Energy Select Sector SPDR has a one year low of $61.80 and a one year high of $77.65.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 18th were given a dividend of $0.4583 per share. This represents a $1.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 15th. Energy Select Sector SPDR’s payout ratio is presently -34.54%.

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About Energy Select Sector SPDR

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Energy Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries oil, gas and consumable fuels, and energy equipment and services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE)

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