Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA)

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE:DIA) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 14,068 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 101% compared to the typical daily volume of 6,998 put options.

Shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE DIA) opened at 218.70 on Friday. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF has a 52-week low of $178.64 and a 52-week high of $221.68. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $216.38 and its 200-day moving average price is $209.80.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 14th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 25th will be given a dividend of $0.2357 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 21st. This represents a $2.83 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.29%.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel boosted its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 6.5% in the second quarter. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel now owns 7,546 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,609,000 after buying an additional 462 shares during the last quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. boosted its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 0.3% in the second quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 6,890 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,469,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. bought a new position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $218,000. Cambridge Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 0.4% in the second quarter. Cambridge Advisors Inc. now owns 6,528 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,392,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD boosted its position in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF by 9.6% in the second quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 1,528 shares of the company’s stock valued at $325,000 after buying an additional 134 shares during the last quarter.

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