Occidental Asset Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSEARCA:XOP) by 1.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 33,684 shares of the company’s stock after selling 591 shares during the quarter. Occidental Asset Management LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF were worth $798,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of XOP. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF by 450,250.0% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 9,007 shares of the company’s stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 9,005 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $200,000. Baker Avenue Asset Management LP lifted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF by 29.2% during the 2nd quarter. Baker Avenue Asset Management LP now owns 31,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $844,000 after purchasing an additional 7,000 shares in the last quarter. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. bought a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $8,435,000. Finally, Centaurus Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF by 1,971.3% during the 2nd quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. now owns 100,290 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,733,000 after purchasing an additional 95,448 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:XOP opened at $23.00 on Thursday. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF has a fifty-two week low of $19.90 and a fifty-two week high of $33.30. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $22.55 and its 200-day simple moving average is $22.74.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 23rd were issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 20th. This is a boost from SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07.

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF Profile

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the total return performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index represents the oil and gas exploration and production sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Markets Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSEARCA:XOP)

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