Murphy Capital Management Inc. Decreases Stake in Health Care SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLV)

Murphy Capital Management Inc. lowered its holdings in Health Care SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLV) by 2.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 187,310 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 4,762 shares during the quarter. Health Care SPDR accounts for about 2.1% of Murphy Capital Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. Murphy Capital Management Inc. owned about 0.10% of Health Care SPDR worth $15,486,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Health Care SPDR by 53.9% during the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 13,540 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,073,000 after purchasing an additional 4,740 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Health Care SPDR during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $575,000. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of Health Care SPDR by 4.3% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 40,390 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,201,000 after purchasing an additional 1,682 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its holdings in shares of Health Care SPDR by 47.5% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 5,715 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $453,000 after purchasing an additional 1,841 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of Health Care SPDR by 469.0% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 203,700 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $16,141,000 after purchasing an additional 167,900 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Health Care SPDR (XLV) opened at $82.87 on Tuesday. Health Care SPDR has a fifty-two week low of $71.93 and a fifty-two week high of $91.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $15,870.00 and a P/E ratio of 6.41.

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Health Care SPDR Profile

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Health Care Select Sector Index (the Index). The companies included in the Index are selected on the basis of general industry classification from a universe of companies defined by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Stock Index (S&P 500).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Health Care SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLV)

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