American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) by 8.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 3,853 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 296 shares during the period. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust makes up approximately 0.4% of American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest position. American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $932,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Regentatlantic Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.5% in the second quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC now owns 22,987 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,558,000 after buying an additional 117 shares in the last quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 23.8% in the second quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 156,787 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $37,911,000 after buying an additional 30,165 shares in the last quarter. Wallington Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 5.0% in the second quarter. Wallington Asset Management LLC now owns 8,030 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,942,000 after buying an additional 381 shares in the last quarter. CTC LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 164.4% in the second quarter. CTC LLC now owns 248,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $59,904,000 after buying an additional 154,334 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Benin Management CORP boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 4.4% in the second quarter. Benin Management CORP now owns 170,475 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $41,221,000 after buying an additional 7,200 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE SPY) opened at 247.41 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $244.32 and its 200 day moving average price is $238.05. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 12 month low of $208.38 and a 12 month high of $248.00.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 20th were paid a $1.1831 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 16th. This represents a $4.73 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.91%. This is an increase from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.03.

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Separately, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upped their price target on SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust from $123.00 to $129.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Company Profile

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY)

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