GenWealth Group Inc. cut its position in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 0.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 42,847 shares of the company’s stock after selling 372 shares during the period. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust makes up 5.3% of GenWealth Group Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest holding. GenWealth Group Inc.’s holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust were worth $10,708,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA purchased a new stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at about $12,474,000. TD Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 58.2% in the 3rd quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,533,679 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,353,071,000 after buying an additional 4,241,118 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 10,797,953 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,929,269,000 after purchasing an additional 31,900 shares in the last quarter. National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives raised its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 79.9% in the 2nd quarter. National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives now owns 8,425,032 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,285,543,000 after purchasing an additional 3,742,200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC raised its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,410,740 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,467,826,000 after purchasing an additional 213,339 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA:SPY traded down $0.91 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $257.97. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 39,584,175 shares, compared to its average volume of 115,834,320. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has a 52 week low of $233.76 and a 52 week high of $293.94.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 24th will be issued a $1.4354 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 21st. This represents a $5.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.23%. This is a positive change from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.32.

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Company Profile

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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