Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) by 45.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 194,367 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 60,831 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR were worth $10,678,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of XLP. Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management acquired a new position in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR during the second quarter worth $207,000. First Midwest Bank Trust Division lifted its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 1.2% during the second quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 4,940 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $271,000 after purchasing an additional 60 shares during the period. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD lifted its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 1.8% during the second quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 29,249 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,604,000 after purchasing an additional 508 shares during the period. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD lifted its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 0.8% during the second quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 114,944 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,304,000 after purchasing an additional 906 shares during the period. Finally, Smith Salley & Associates lifted its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 0.6% during the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 19,986 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,098,000 after purchasing an additional 125 shares during the period.

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Shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) traded up 0.3697% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $54.3301. 1,659,682 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $54.66 and its 200 day moving average price is $55.18. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR has a 52 week low of $49.98 and a 52 week high of $57.36.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th were paid a $0.346 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.56%.

About Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Consumer Staples Select Sector Index (the Index).The Fund typically invests in substantially all of the securities represented in the Index in approximately the same proportions as the Index.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP)

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