SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors purchased 22,469 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 295% compared to the typical daily volume of 5,682 put options.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in XOP. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 4.0% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 4,560 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the last quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 2.5% in the second quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 26,100 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $833,000 after buying an additional 630 shares during the last quarter. Parkside Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 1.3% in the second quarter. Parkside Investments LLC now owns 65,269 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,083,000 after buying an additional 850 shares during the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 34.5% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 8,266 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $264,000 after buying an additional 2,120 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Twin Focus Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 2.4% in the second quarter. Twin Focus Capital Partners LLC now owns 126,850 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,049,000 after buying an additional 2,954 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) opened at 30.82 on Thursday. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. has a 52 week low of $29.90 and a 52 week high of $44.97. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $31.62 and its 200-day moving average is $35.43.

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SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. Company Profile

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the total return performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index represents the oil and gas exploration and production sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Markets Index.

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