SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:SDY) Stock Holdings Decreased by Ellenbecker Investment Group

Ellenbecker Investment Group lowered its stake in SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:SDY) by 13.4% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 26,784 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,156 shares during the period. SPDR S&P Dividend ETF makes up 1.1% of Ellenbecker Investment Group’s holdings, making the stock its 11th biggest holding. Ellenbecker Investment Group’s holdings in SPDR S&P Dividend ETF were worth $3,161,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SDY. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Dividend ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $155,820,000. tru Independence LLC grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Dividend ETF by 88,603.4% during the 4th quarter. tru Independence LLC now owns 417,793 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,437,000 after buying an additional 417,322 shares during the last quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Dividend ETF during the 4th quarter valued at about $37,027,000. Bard Financial Services Inc. bought a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Dividend ETF during the 4th quarter valued at about $33,064,000. Finally, Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC grew its position in shares of SPDR S&P Dividend ETF by 1,002.3% during the 3rd quarter. Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC now owns 291,125 shares of the company’s stock valued at $26,899,000 after buying an additional 264,714 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA:SDY traded down $0.37 during trading on Thursday, reaching $118.97. 32,600 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 620,814. SPDR S&P Dividend ETF has a 12 month low of $78.44 and a 12 month high of $120.09. The company has a 50 day moving average of $115.73 and a 200-day moving average of $105.97.

SPDR S&P Dividend ETF Company Profile

The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index (the Index). The Index is designed to measure the performance of the 60 highest dividend yielding S&P Composite 1500 Index constituents that have followed a managed-dividends policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years.

Featured Story: Should You Consider an Index Fund?

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding SDY? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:SDY).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:SDY)

Receive News & Ratings for SPDR S&P Dividend ETF Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for SPDR S&P Dividend ETF and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.