Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Global Net Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GNL) by 17.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 28,629 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,177 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Global Net Lease were worth $637,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Global Net Lease by 50.1% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 616,183 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $13,704,000 after purchasing an additional 205,533 shares during the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Global Net Lease by 806.4% during the second quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 232,432 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $5,169,000 after acquiring an additional 206,788 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Global Net Lease by 55.6% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 49,932 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,110,000 after acquiring an additional 17,852 shares during the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Global Net Lease by 1.8% during the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 55,299 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,230,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Global Net Lease by 3.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 10,331,374 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $229,770,000 after acquiring an additional 341,621 shares during the last quarter. 42.55% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.1775 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $2.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of Infinity. Global Net Lease’s dividend payout ratio is currently 349.16%.

GNL has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Global Net Lease from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Global Net Lease from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Global Net Lease in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.

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Global Net Lease Company Profile

Global Net Lease, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company’s business consists of owning, managing, operating, leasing, acquiring, investing in and disposing of real estate assets. It owns and invests in commercial properties principally in the United States, the United Kingdom and continental Europe that are then leased to companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Global Net Lease (NYSE:GNL)

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