CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp Purchases 835 Shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY)

CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 47.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,605 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 835 shares during the period. CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $773,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Tower View Investment Management & Research LLC lifted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 6.2% in the 1st quarter. Tower View Investment Management & Research LLC now owns 15,222 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,300,000 after purchasing an additional 895 shares during the last quarter. Northstar Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 50.6% in the 1st quarter. Northstar Group Inc. now owns 3,556 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,004,000 after purchasing an additional 1,195 shares during the last quarter. Spectrum Management Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 13.4% in the 1st quarter. Spectrum Management Group Inc. now owns 259,535 shares of the company’s stock valued at $73,313,000 after purchasing an additional 30,575 shares during the last quarter. Alpha Windward LLC lifted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 8.2% in the 1st quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 11,775 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,326,000 after purchasing an additional 893 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC lifted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 23.0% in the 1st quarter. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC now owns 56,007 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,821,000 after purchasing an additional 10,471 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA:SPY traded up $4.47 during trading on Friday, hitting $297.71. The company had a trading volume of 45,441,255 shares, compared to its average volume of 74,721,328. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a one year low of $233.76 and a one year high of $302.63. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $294.63 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $291.28.

The firm also recently declared a — dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 31st. Investors of record on Monday, September 23rd will be paid a dividend of $1.3836 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 20th.

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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