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Materials Select Sector SPDR Company Profile (NYSEARCA:XLB)

Consensus Ratings for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
8/10/2015HSBCDowngradeNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/29/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB)
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Earnings Estimates for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB)
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Dividend History for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/19/2015quarterly$0.231.84%6/19/20156/23/20156/29/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/20/2015quarterly$0.181.5%3/20/20153/24/20153/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/19/2014quarterly$0.302.49%12/19/201412/23/201412/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/19/2014quarterly$0.231.85%9/19/20149/23/20149/29/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/20/2014quarterly$0.231.86%6/20/20146/24/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/21/2014quarterly$0.191.6%3/21/20143/25/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/20/2013quarterly$0.282.51%12/20/201312/24/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/20/2013quarterly$0.222.03%9/20/20139/24/20139/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Latest Headlines for Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB)
DateHeadline
06/29/16 09:48 AMWhat Uralkali’s 1Q16 Results Mean for Potash Producers -
06/24/16 09:57 AMWhy Both Bulls and Bears Are Betting on Alcoa
06/24/16 08:07 AMWhy the Recent Crop Price Increase Isn’t Moving Fertilizer Stocks -
06/24/16 03:58 AMMonsanto Plans to Grow Its Sales: Here’s How -
06/20/16 06:50 PMFour Materials ETFs Set for a Strong Second Half
06/14/16 02:34 PMTuesday Sector Laggards: Materials, Financial - In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Materials stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.3% loss. Within that group, CF Industries Holdings Inc (NYSE: CF) and Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 3.9% and 3.6%, respectively. Among the high volume ETFs, one ETF closely following materials stocks is the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (AMEX: XLB), which is down 1.2% on the day, and up 7.80% year-to-date. CF Industries Holdings Inc, meanwhile, is down 31.14% year-to-date, and Owens-Illinois, Inc. is up 6.08% year-to-date. Combined, CF and OI make up approximately 2.1% of the underlying holdings of XLB.
06/10/16 10:29 AMXLB, DD, DOW, MON: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
06/10/16 10:29 AMMoody’s Upgrades Its Sealed Air Rating to a Stable Outlook
06/10/16 10:29 AMThursday Sector Laggards: Materials, Financial
06/10/16 06:30 AMIndustrials Flirting with All-Time Highs -
06/08/16 07:59 PMAre Higher Crude Oil Prices Driving Freeport’s Earnings Estimates?
06/07/16 07:41 PMU.S. Steel or AKS: Which Is a Better Play on Spot Steel Prices?
06/04/16 07:27 PMFriday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Materials
06/01/16 09:40 AMDoug Kass: Why I'm Seeing a Bull Market in Complacency -
05/28/16 05:27 PMHas Freeport-McMoRan Sacrificed Long-Term Growth for Survival? - You can also consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) to get diversified exposure to the materials sector. Together, Freeport and Newmont Mining (NEM) form ~6.3% of XLB’s portfolio. Continue to Next Part Browse this series on Market Realist:
05/28/16 06:29 AMNavigating In Indecisive Stock Market Waters -
05/24/16 05:36 PMS&P 500’s range-bound May backdrop supports bullish-leaning technical bias - For the original comments on the stocks below, see The Technical Indicator Library. Drilling down further, the Materials Select Sector SPDR XLB, +0.56% is acting well technically. The group initially spiked four weeks ago, rising to 10-month highs from ...
05/24/16 05:28 PMPortfolio Positioning with the Business Cycle -
05/23/16 04:44 PMMarkets Rise as Fed Member James Bullard Exhibits Hawkish Stance -
05/21/16 10:45 AMThe Week Ahead: Avoiding The Big Money Blues -
05/19/16 10:42 PMWhy U.S. Steel Keeps Losing Money - However, Nucor’s 1Q16 EBITDA was similar to the corresponding quarter last year. Currently, Nucor forms ~3% of the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB). ArcelorMittal’s (MT) 1Q16 EBITDA rose 19% compared to 4Q15. However, its 1Q16 EBITDA represented ...
05/14/16 08:01 AMForeign Stocks: Looking Beyond Index Valuations -
05/12/16 05:53 PMVolatilite Consumers Shaking up 10 S&P Sector ETFs - The weekly charts that follow are courtesy of MetaStock Xenith. The Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB) has a positive but overbought weekly chart with the ETF above its key weekly moving average of $45.59 and its 200-week simple moving average of $44.12.
05/12/16 05:53 PMNotable ETF Outflow Detected - XLB, DOW, DD, MON - Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (Symbol: XLB) where we have detected an approximate $55.4 million dollar outflow -- that's a ...
05/10/16 05:48 PMWhy China’s April Aluminum Exports Fell despite Higher Prices - To get diversified exposure to the materials sector, you could consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB). Together, Alcoa and Ball (BLL) form 4.7% of XLB’s portfolio. Just like in aluminum, Chinese steel exports spooked the global markets.
05/10/16 07:24 AMMaterials Select Sector SPDR (XLB): Materials Flash a Warning for Us All - <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com">InvestorPlace</a><a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com">InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips</a></p> <p>The Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB) is firing off a flare for stock and commodities investors alike. For traders, now's the time to short.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com/2016/05/materials-select-sector-spdr-xlb-warning/">Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB): Materials Flash a Warning for Us All</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com">InvestorPlace</a>.</p>
05/10/16 07:17 AMBreaking Down XLB: 3 Components That Are Most Attractive -
05/09/16 05:42 PMCould Lower Spot Exposure Improve AK Steel’s Profitability? - You can also consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) to get diversified exposure to the materials sector. Metal producers currently make up ~11% of XLB’s portfolio. Now let’s analyze AK Steel’s profit margin.
05/06/16 03:07 AMWhat Would Future Asset Sales Mean for Freeport-McMoRan? -
05/03/16 05:50 PMWhy Alcoa’s Upstream Performance Wasn’t All that Bad in 1Q16 - You might consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) to get a diversified exposure to the materials sector. Together, Alcoa and Ball Corporation (BLL) make up 4.9% of XLB’s portfolio. The fall in upstream revenues was generally expected by markets.
05/03/16 05:50 PMTuesday Sector Laggards: Energy, Materials - One ETF closely tracking Materials stocks is the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF ( XLB), which is down 1.8% in midday trading, and up 7.22% on a year-to-date basis. Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold, meanwhile, is up 78.97% year-to-date, and CF Industries ...
05/03/16 11:00 AMPicking out market trash -
05/03/16 10:43 AMThe ETF Trade: Material ETFs -
05/03/16 09:47 AMDespite bear concerns, odds still favor the bulls -
05/02/16 01:11 PMNasdaq action is normal, with one notable exception -
04/27/16 06:01 PMFreeport-McMoRan’s 1Q16 Earnings Call: Mostly About Asset Sales - You can also consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) to get a diversified exposure to the materials sector. Together, Freeport-McMoRan and Newmont Mining (NEM) form ~6% of XLB’s portfolio.
04/26/16 06:23 PMCramer: Most bullish pattern ever reflected in this group's chart - [at CNBC] - Jim Cramer goes off the charts and discovers a bullish pattern that could be pointing to good news for the entire U.S. economy.
04/26/16 06:01 PMJim Cramer's 'Off the Charts': It's Time to Get Basic -
04/24/16 06:27 PMSector Snapshot: Energy And Materials Still Leading - Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLB) is potentially more interesting from a relative performance perspective. Long term momentum appears to be shifting and a buy signal is near if the sector can stay up the rest of the month.
04/21/16 02:04 PMWhy Monsanto’s Gross Margins Fell and What to Expect Ahead -
04/20/16 05:04 PMWill Monsanto and Syngenta Offer Discounts to Customers? -
04/20/16 01:30 PMCalls look for more upside in materials -
04/20/16 10:52 AMIs the Metals Market Meltdown Over? -
04/20/16 07:20 AMMajor Breakout in Materials Sector to Build Higher -
04/19/16 08:37 AMPisani's market open: Energy, materials lead -
04/16/16 06:23 AMA Simplified Look At Bull-Bear Debate -
04/15/16 06:00 PMThe 3 Largest Materials ETFs (XLB, VAW) - With $2.33 billion in assets under management (AUM) and an average daily trading volume (ADTV) of 6.5 million shares, the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF is the largest and most liquid ETF in the sector. The fund's objective is to replicate the ...
04/15/16 08:00 AMAlcoa Posted Mixed Results: How Did the Material Sector React? -
04/13/16 05:59 PMA Shock for Alcoa: Chinese Aluminum Exports Rise Steeply in March - To get a diversified exposure to the materials sector, you could consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB). Metal producers currently form ~11% of XLB’s portfolio. Together, Alcoa and Ball (BLL) form 4.6% of XLB’s portfolio.
04/11/16 09:38 AMRising Chinese Copper Imports Keep Analysts Guessing - You can also consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) to get diversified exposure to the materials sector. Together, Freeport and Newmont Mining (NEM) form 5.4% of XLB’s portfolio. Continue to Next Part
About Materials Select Sector SPDR

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Materials Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies involved in such industries as chemicals; metals and mining; paper and forest products; containers and packaging, and construction materials. The Fund's investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Exchange Traded Fund
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSEARCA
  • Symbol: XLB
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $45.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $46.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.98
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.88 EPS
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