Cetera Advisors LLC decreased its holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 16.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 106,884 shares of the company’s stock after selling 21,346 shares during the quarter. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust makes up about 1.6% of Cetera Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Cetera Advisors LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $26,630,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of SPY. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 5.9% during the fourth quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 15,944,291 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,984,765,000 after acquiring an additional 883,544 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 21.1% during the fourth quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 13,965,624 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,490,288,000 after acquiring an additional 2,431,945 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 4.3% during the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 11,329,689 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,831,516,000 after acquiring an additional 463,081 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 10.8% during the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 6,731,925 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,682,441,000 after acquiring an additional 656,289 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Mackay Shields LLC raised its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 26.1% during the fourth quarter. Mackay Shields LLC now owns 2,263,741 shares of the company’s stock worth $565,754,000 after acquiring an additional 468,885 shares during the last quarter.

SPY stock opened at $285.06 on Thursday. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a twelve month low of $233.76 and a twelve month high of $294.95.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 18th were given a dividend of $1.2331 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 15th. This represents a $4.93 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%.

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About SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY)

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