XR Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLY) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 37,073 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $3,659,000. Consumer Discretionary SPDR makes up approximately 6.2% of XR Securities LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd largest holding.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Swan Global Investments LLC lifted its position in shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 6.4% during the third quarter. Swan Global Investments LLC now owns 4,190,097 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $376,019,000 after purchasing an additional 252,615 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 20.5% during the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,924,107 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $173,334,000 after purchasing an additional 327,378 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its position in shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 138.7% during the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,575,851 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $141,417,000 after purchasing an additional 915,623 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its holdings in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 9.4% in the third quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 1,036,177 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $93,339,000 after acquiring an additional 88,902 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. raised its holdings in Consumer Discretionary SPDR by 96.9% in the second quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 937,048 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $83,993,000 after acquiring an additional 461,229 shares in the last quarter.

Separately, Morgan Stanley cut shares of Consumer Discretionary SPDR to an “underweight” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th.

Consumer Discretionary SPDR (XLY) traded up $0.46 on Wednesday, reaching $100.65. 1,120,000 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $13,080.00 and a PE ratio of 13.44. Consumer Discretionary SPDR has a 1 year low of $81.38 and a 1 year high of $100.72.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Monday, December 18th were issued a $0.3319 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 15th. This is a boost from Consumer Discretionary SPDR’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. This represents a $1.33 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. Consumer Discretionary SPDR’s dividend payout ratio is currently 15.89%.

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Consumer Discretionary SPDR Profile

Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries, media; retail (specialty, multiline, Internet and catalog); hotels, restaurants and leisure; textiles, apparel and luxury goods; household durables; automobiles; auto components; distributors; leisure equipment and products; and diversified consumer services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Consumer Discretionary SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLY)

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