Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 280,607 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 575 shares during the quarter. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. owned 0.67% of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF worth $14,993,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. KMG Fiduciary Partners LLC grew its stake in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 2.1% during the 1st quarter. KMG Fiduciary Partners LLC now owns 15,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $781,000 after purchasing an additional 310 shares during the last quarter. Icon Wealth Partners LLC purchased a new stake in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF during the 1st quarter valued at about $36,000. Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd purchased a new stake in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF during the 1st quarter valued at about $27,467,000. Semmax Financial Advisors Inc. grew its stake in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 292.4% during the 1st quarter. Semmax Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 14,290 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $734,000 after purchasing an additional 10,648 shares during the last quarter. Finally, RPg Family Wealth Advisory LLC grew its stake in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 329.6% during the 1st quarter. RPg Family Wealth Advisory LLC now owns 3,501 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $180,000 after purchasing an additional 2,686 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of KRE traded up $0.72 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $50.87. The company had a trading volume of 620,371 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,554,418. SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF has a 52-week low of $43.95 and a 52-week high of $64.60. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $53.09.

About SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF

SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF, formerly SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Regional Banks Select Industry Index. Its approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, tracking, and lower costs. As of October 27, 2011, the Company’s holding included Privatebancorp Inc, Webster Finl Corp Conn, Umpqua Hldgs Corp, Firstmerit Corp, East West Bancorp Inc, Fifth Third Bancorp, Fnb Corp Pa, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc and Keycorp New and First Rep Bk San Fran Cali.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE)

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