Virtu Financial LLC grew its holdings in SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) by 1,679.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 44,686 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 42,175 shares during the quarter. Virtu Financial LLC owned approximately 0.05% of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF worth $2,418,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in DIA. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. grew its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 61.0% in the third quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 1,494 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $334,000 after purchasing an additional 566 shares during the last quarter. AlphaStar Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $602,000. Synovus Financial Corp grew its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 171.7% in the third quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 5,953 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,332,000 after purchasing an additional 3,762 shares during the last quarter. Beck Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 3.9% in the third quarter. Beck Capital Management LLC now owns 8,092 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,811,000 after purchasing an additional 306 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Kalos Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $3,049,000.

In other news, Director Mark Edward Thompson sold 1,000,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $0.06, for a total value of $60,000.00.

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) traded up $0.40 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $244.02. 2,704,300 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,950,957. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF has a twelve month low of $196.37 and a twelve month high of $245.57.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 20th will be given a $0.5618 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 17th. This is a positive change from SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.17. This represents a $6.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.76%. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF’s dividend payout ratio is currently 59.08%.

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