Hilltop Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl (BMV:SPHQ) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 164,690 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,914,000. PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl accounts for approximately 0.9% of Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 23rd biggest position.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in SPHQ. US Bancorp DE lifted its position in shares of PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl by 11.6% in the 4th quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 96,206 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,930,000 after acquiring an additional 10,010 shares during the period. Global Financial Private Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl in the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,490,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. lifted its position in shares of PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl by 7.0% in the 4th quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 277,257 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,440,000 after acquiring an additional 18,059 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its position in shares of PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl by 3.8% in the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 225,466 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,865,000 after acquiring an additional 8,212 shares during the period. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its position in shares of PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl by 3.5% in the 4th quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 10,185 shares of the company’s stock worth $310,000 after acquiring an additional 342 shares during the period.

Shares of SPHQ stock opened at $31.14 on Thursday. PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl has a 12 month low of $533.00 and a 12 month high of $561.60.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PowerShares S&P 500 Hgh Qlty Prtfl (BMV:SPHQ)

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