Rafferty Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP) by 17.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,437,878 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 216,351 shares during the period. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. comprises approximately 1.3% of Rafferty Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 17th largest holding. Rafferty Asset Management LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. were worth $45,897,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 4,560 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $146,000 after purchasing an additional 175 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners LLC purchased a new position in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. during the 2nd quarter valued at about $159,000. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 34.5% during the 2nd quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 8,266 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $264,000 after purchasing an additional 2,120 shares during the period. Ingalls & Snyder LLC purchased a new position in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. during the 2nd quarter valued at about $417,000. Finally, Proficio Capital Partners LLC increased its holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. by 133.3% during the 2nd quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 14,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $443,000 after purchasing an additional 8,000 shares during the period.

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Shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (XOP) traded down 0.09% on Monday, reaching $31.80. The company had a trading volume of 5,531,959 shares. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. has a 52 week low of $28.96 and a 52 week high of $44.97. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $30.51 and its 200 day moving average is $33.38.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th will be given a dividend of $0.0712 per share. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 15th.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (NYSE:XOP)

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