SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE:JNK) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors acquired 22,500 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,006% compared to the average volume of 2,035 call options.

Shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK) opened at 36.93 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $37.11 and a 200 day moving average of $37.01. SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF has a 52 week low of $35.05 and a 52 week high of $37.46.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.1641 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 1st. This represents a $1.97 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.33%. This is a positive change from SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.16.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Intl Fcstone Inc. bought a new position in shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $240,000. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $3,902,000. WFG Advisors LP grew its holdings in shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 68.0% during the 2nd quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 16,870 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $628,000 after purchasing an additional 6,831 shares during the last quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers grew its holdings in shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 2.2% during the 2nd quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers now owns 32,365 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,212,000 after purchasing an additional 694 shares during the last quarter. Finally, EP Wealth Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 6,336 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $236,000 after purchasing an additional 159 shares during the last quarter.

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SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF Company Profile

SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital High Yield Very Liquid Index (the Index). The Index includes publicly issued United States dollar denominated, non-investment grade, fixed-rate, taxable corporate bonds that have a remaining maturity of at least one year, regardless of optionality, are rated high-yield using the middle rating of Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch, respectively, and have $600 million or more of outstanding face value.

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