Wells Fargo & Company MN Increases Stock Position in SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT)

Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) by 32.9% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The fund owned 145,711 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 36,099 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in SPDR S&P Retail ETF were worth $6,173,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its holdings in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 111.2% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,918,509 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $123,657,000 after acquiring an additional 1,536,857 shares during the last quarter. Timber Hill LLC raised its holdings in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 40.6% in the 1st quarter. Timber Hill LLC now owns 350,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $15,754,000 after acquiring an additional 101,000 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 99.6% in the 1st quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 215,513 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,705,000 after acquiring an additional 107,518 shares during the last quarter. QVR LLC raised its stake in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 6.0% during the 2nd quarter. QVR LLC now owns 77,105 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,267,000 after buying an additional 4,354 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Advisory Group LLC raised its stake in SPDR S&P Retail ETF by 1,111.0% during the 2nd quarter. Private Advisory Group LLC now owns 70,201 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,974,000 after buying an additional 64,404 shares during the last quarter.

XRT traded down $0.20 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $43.37. 148,508 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,390,816. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $40.48 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.85. SPDR S&P Retail ETF has a 52-week low of $37.46 and a 52-week high of $51.92.

SPDR S&P Retail ETF Company Profile

SPDR S&P Retail ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the performance of the S&P Retail Select Industry Index (the Index). The Index is an equal weighted market cap index. The Index represents the retail sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Market Index. The Fund invests in industries, such as apparel retail, automotive retail, food retail, department stores, Internet retail, general merchandise stores, drug retail, and hypermarkets and super centers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT)

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