SPDR KBW Bank (NYSE:KBE) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors bought 9,299 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 902% compared to the typical volume of 928 call options.

SPDR KBW Bank (NYSE:KBE) opened at 44.70 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $42.46 and a 200-day moving average price of $42.72. SPDR KBW Bank has a 52 week low of $32.88 and a 52 week high of $47.00.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th were given a dividend of $0.1653 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.48%. This is a positive change from SPDR KBW Bank’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its position in SPDR KBW Bank by 54.7% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 2,742 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $119,000 after purchasing an additional 969 shares in the last quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its position in SPDR KBW Bank by 1.1% in the second quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 4,138 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $180,000 after purchasing an additional 47 shares in the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in SPDR KBW Bank by 57.3% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 4,577 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $199,000 after purchasing an additional 1,667 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC acquired a new position in SPDR KBW Bank in the second quarter worth about $262,000. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC raised its position in SPDR KBW Bank by 42.7% in the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 6,470 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $280,000 after purchasing an additional 1,935 shares in the last quarter.

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About SPDR KBW Bank

SPDR KBW Bank ETF, formerly The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (the Fund), seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Banks Select Industry Index. The S&P Banks Select Industry Index is a float adjusted modified-market, capitalization-weighted index that seeks to reflect the performance of publicly traded companies that do business as banks or thrifts.

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