Founders Capital Management boosted its stake in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSEARCA:XOP) by 30.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,365 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 550 shares during the period. Founders Capital Management’s holdings in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF were worth $53,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF during the second quarter worth about $73,108,000. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $57,067,000. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF by 290.3% during the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 2,498,347 shares of the company’s stock valued at $68,080,000 after acquiring an additional 1,858,258 shares during the period. Tibra Equities Europe Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $30,414,000. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in shares of SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF by 44.9% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,799,644 shares of the company’s stock valued at $49,040,000 after acquiring an additional 557,671 shares during the period.

Shares of XOP stock traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $20.49. 8,467,087 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 23,980,420. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $22.30 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $26.13. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF has a 1-year low of $20.37 and a 1-year high of $43.97.

The business also recently declared a — dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 23rd were given a dividend of $0.0826 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.2%.

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF Company Profile

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the total return performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index represents the oil and gas exploration and production sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Markets Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSEARCA:XOP)

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