BLB&B Advisors LLC trimmed its position in shares of SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:MDY) by 20.7% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,423 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 631 shares during the quarter. BLB&B Advisors LLC’s holdings in SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust were worth $837,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in MDY. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 17,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,405,000 after buying an additional 436 shares during the period. Putnam Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust by 120.4% in the 3rd quarter. Putnam Investments LLC now owns 15,237 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,599,000 after buying an additional 8,324 shares during the period. B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at about $1,151,000. Central Bank & Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust by 1.0% in the 3rd quarter. Central Bank & Trust Co. now owns 18,185 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,682,000 after buying an additional 186 shares during the period. Finally, Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC purchased a new position in shares of SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at about $2,062,000.

Shares of MDY opened at $355.74 on Friday. SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust has a 1 year low of $284.45 and a 1 year high of $374.10.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 18th will be paid a $0.8844 dividend. This represents a $3.54 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 15th.

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About SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust

SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF is an exchange traded fund. SPDR MidCap 400 Trust focuses to correspond to the price and yield performance of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. The S&P MidCap 400 covers over 7% of the United States equities market, and is part of a series of S&P the United States indices. The index also includes companies, which should have four consecutive quarters of positive as-reported earnings, excluding discontinued operations and extraordinary items.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:MDY)

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