Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU) by 79.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 11,003 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 4,860 shares during the period. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.’s holdings in Utilities SPDR were worth $572,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of Utilities SPDR by 11,337.5% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,660 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $190,000 after buying an additional 3,628 shares during the period. Ingalls & Snyder LLC raised its position in shares of Utilities SPDR by 0.8% in the second quarter. Ingalls & Snyder LLC now owns 4,187 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $218,000 after buying an additional 35 shares during the period. CAPROCK Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Utilities SPDR during the second quarter valued at approximately $229,000. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Utilities SPDR during the second quarter valued at approximately $236,000. Finally, Endurance Wealth Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Utilities SPDR by 7.3% in the second quarter. Endurance Wealth Management Inc. now owns 5,655 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $294,000 after buying an additional 387 shares during the period.

Utilities SPDR (XLU) opened at 53.89 on Thursday. Utilities SPDR has a 52 week low of $45.33 and a 52 week high of $54.63. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $52.73 and a 200 day moving average price of $51.76. Utilities SPDR also saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 17,074 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 165% compared to the average daily volume of 6,448 call options.

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Utilities SPDR Company Profile

Select Sector Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund), formerly Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Utilities Select Sector of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from industries, such as electric utilities, multi-utilities, independent power producers and energy traders, and gas utilities.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

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