K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc Has $4.79 Million Position in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE)

K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc boosted its position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE) by 22.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 80,550 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,000 shares during the period. SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF comprises 1.2% of K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc’s holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest holding. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc’s holdings in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF were worth $4,786,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Sawtooth Solutions LLC bought a new position in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $514,000. Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. grew its holdings in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 96.3% during the 3rd quarter. Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. now owns 12,385 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $736,000 after purchasing an additional 6,075 shares during the last quarter. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 740.7% during the 3rd quarter. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 108,961 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,474,000 after purchasing an additional 96,001 shares during the last quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. grew its holdings in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 6.1% during the 3rd quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. now owns 19,547 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,162,000 after purchasing an additional 1,120 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Avestar Capital LLC bought a new position in SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $1,787,000.

NYSEARCA:KRE traded down $0.23 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $51.92. 16,869,119 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,438,349. SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF has a 52 week low of $50.69 and a 52 week high of $66.04.



The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 26th. Investors of record on Monday, September 24th were issued a dividend of $0.287 per share. This represents a $1.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. This is an increase from SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 21st.

SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF Company Profile

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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