Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP) by 0.5% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 607,213 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 3,134 shares during the period. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR comprises approximately 6.9% of Conservest Capital Advisors Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 4th biggest position. Conservest Capital Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR were worth $34,544,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 146.1% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 8,541,009 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $461,385,000 after buying an additional 5,069,957 shares in the last quarter. Swan Global Investments LLC lifted its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 6.4% in the 3rd quarter. Swan Global Investments LLC now owns 6,907,279 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $373,131,000 after buying an additional 414,681 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 157.1% in the 3rd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 2,076,127 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $112,097,000 after buying an additional 1,268,751 shares in the last quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec lifted its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 56.0% in the 3rd quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 1,100,417 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $59,650,000 after buying an additional 395,225 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR by 11.6% in the 3rd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 929,546 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $50,177,000 after buying an additional 96,455 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSEARCA XLP) traded down $0.38 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $56.61. 8,357,500 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 15,059,250. The stock has a market cap of $8,800.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.30. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR has a 1 year low of $51.35 and a 1 year high of $57.36.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Monday, December 18th were paid a $0.4177 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 15th. This is a positive change from Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. This represents a $1.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.95%. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 21.85%.

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Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR Company Profile

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.

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

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