Bank of New York Mellon Corp decreased its holdings in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSEARCA:BKLN) by 31.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 869,067 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 391,267 shares during the quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II were worth $20,127,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp grew its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 100.0% in the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 8,000,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $185,120,000 after buying an additional 4,000,000 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 37.2% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 7,762,356 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $179,744,000 after buying an additional 2,102,624 shares in the last quarter. Western Asset Management Co. grew its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 42.5% in the second quarter. Western Asset Management Co. now owns 6,502,391 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $150,466,000 after buying an additional 1,940,000 shares in the last quarter. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II in the second quarter valued at $39,669,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II by 36.3% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 5,961,196 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $137,942,000 after buying an additional 1,587,540 shares in the last quarter.

PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSEARCA BKLN) traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $23.05. The company had a trading volume of 144,129 shares. PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II has a 52-week low of $22.96 and a 52-week high of $23.46.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 21st were issued a $0.0628 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 20th. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.27%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II (NYSEARCA:BKLN)

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