Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP) Sets New 12-Month High at $64.74

Shares of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $64.74 and last traded at $64.69, with a volume of 446436 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $64.26.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $63.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $61.63.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in XLP. Toth Financial Advisory Corp raised its stake in Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund by 0.3% in the 4th quarter. Toth Financial Advisory Corp now owns 54,246 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,416,000 after purchasing an additional 161 shares in the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund by 2.2% during the 4th quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,714 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $486,000 after purchasing an additional 163 shares during the last quarter. First Foundation Advisors grew its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund by 3.8% during the 4th quarter. First Foundation Advisors now owns 4,672 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $294,000 after purchasing an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. FIL Ltd grew its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund by 0.6% during the 4th quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 31,446 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,980,000 after purchasing an additional 186 shares during the last quarter. Finally, St. Johns Investment Management Company LLC grew its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund by 3.0% during the 4th quarter. St. Johns Investment Management Company LLC now owns 6,471 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $408,000 after purchasing an additional 188 shares during the last quarter.

About Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP)

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Consumer Staples Select Sector Index (the Index).The Fund typically invests in substantially all of the securities represented in the Index in approximately the same proportions as the Index.

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