Utilities SPDR Company Profile (NYSE:XLU)

About Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

Utilities SPDR logoSelect Sector Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund), formerly Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Utilities Select Sector of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from industries, such as electric utilities, multi-utilities, independent power producers and energy traders, and gas utilities. The Fund utilizes a passive or indexing investment approach to attempt to approximate the investment performance of the Index. The Fund's investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Exchange Traded Fund
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:XLU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $51.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $49.76
  • 52 Week Range: $45.33 - $53.06
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 13.09 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

What is Utilities SPDR's stock symbol?

Utilities SPDR trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "XLU."

How often does Utilities SPDR pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Utilities SPDR?

Utilities SPDR announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 21st will be given a dividend of $0.3872 per share on Monday, March 27th. This represents a $1.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 17th. View Utilities SPDR's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Utilities SPDR?

Utilities SPDR saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 48,743,080 shares, an increase of 1.4% from the April 28th total of 48,085,391 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,274,959 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.3 days.

Who are some of Utilities SPDR's key competitors?

How do I buy Utilities SPDR stock?

Shares of Utilities SPDR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Utilities SPDR stock cost?

One share of Utilities SPDR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.99.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.67 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
Most Recent Dividend:3/27/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.55
Dividend Yield:2.93%
Dividend Growth:-3.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:92.81% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

Dividend History by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/17/2017quarterly$0.393.02%3/17/20173/21/20173/27/2017
12/16/2016quarterly$0.463.83%12/16/201612/20/201612/27/2016
6/19/2015quarterly$0.393.67%6/19/20156/23/20156/29/2015
3/20/2015quarterly$0.353.12%3/20/20153/24/20153/30/2015
12/19/2014quarterly$0.423.56%12/19/201412/23/201412/30/2014
9/19/2014quarterly$0.383.58%9/19/20149/23/20149/29/2014
6/20/2014quarterly$0.373.44%6/20/20146/24/20146/30/2014
3/21/2014quarterly$0.333.31%3/21/20143/25/20143/31/2014
12/20/2013quarterly$0.404.24%12/20/201312/24/201312/31/2013
9/20/2013quarterly$0.373.89%9/20/20139/24/20139/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
Latest Headlines for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
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DateHeadline
thestreet.com logoInvestments into Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Continue to Perform Well This Year - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - May 24 at 8:04 AM
nasdaq.com logoTuesday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Financial - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 24 at 8:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestments into Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Continue to Perform Well This Year
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Utilities SPDR (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 1:50 PM
nasdaq.com logoFriday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Services
www.nasdaq.com - May 19 at 6:55 PM
barrons.com logoUtilities: The Only Sector in the Green - Barron's
www.barrons.com - May 19 at 1:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoXLU: Crushing SPY With Utility Dividends - Utilities Select Sector ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 19 at 1:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUtilities: The Only Sector in the Green
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:19 PM
thestreet.com logo'Flight to Safety' Investments in Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Remain Viable Choices - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - May 17 at 8:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo'Flight to Safety' Investments in Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Remain Viable Choices
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 8:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvesting in Technology, Utilities Is the Preferred Barbell Strategy
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 12:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhich Factors Could Drive NextEra Energy’s Dividends?
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUtilities SPDR (XLU) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Duke Energy’s Premium Yield Is Sagging
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo'Flight to Safety' Investments in Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Face Technical Downgrades
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeakness in REITs, Utilities and BDCs Signal Risk Ahead for Bonds
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLooking at Dominion Resources’ Implied Volatility
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSO, DUK, and NEE: How Top Utilities’ Total Returns Stack Up
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Analysts Think of Dominion Resources after Its 1Q17 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Analysts Recommend for Southern Company
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:33 AM
barrons.com logoSOHN Spotlight: DoubleLine's Gundlach Says Short U.S., Buy Emerging Markets - Barron's
www.barrons.com - May 8 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSOHN Spotlight: DoubleLine's Gundlach Says Short U.S., Buy Emerging Markets
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Look at Dominion Resources’ 1Q17 Earnings and Growth Prospects
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:11 AM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Outflow Detected - XLU, DUK, SO, D
www.nasdaq.com - May 5 at 5:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Buy High Volume of Utilities SPDR Put Options (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:00 AM
thestreet.com logo'Flight to Safety' Investments for Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Stocks Stall Again - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - May 3 at 7:04 PM
benzinga.com logoThe Move To More Cyclical Sectors Could Weigh On Utilities
www.benzinga.com - May 3 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo'Flight to Safety' Investments for Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Stocks Stall Again
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTraders Buy Large Volume of Utilities SPDR Call Options (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:04 AM
nasdaq.com logoMonday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Consumer Products
www.nasdaq.com - May 1 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUtilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest Up 8.3% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:42 AM
nasdaq.com logoWednesday Sector Laggards: Technology & Communications, Utilities
www.nasdaq.com - April 26 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow General Electric’s Power Revenue Rose in 1Q17
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:21 PM
thestreet.com logoWall Street Got the Utility Sector Wrong -- 4 High-Yield Break Outs - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - April 26 at 8:10 AM
thestreet.com logoDemand for Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Stocks Stalls as the Nasdaq Surges - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - April 26 at 8:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDemand for Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Stocks Stalls as the Nasdaq Surges
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDominion Resources: What Its Implied Volatility Indicates
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Dominion Resources Beat 1Q17 Revenue Estimates?
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDominion Resources: Analyzing Long-Term Growth Drivers
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFE, EXC, and PEG: Looking at Their Current Valuations
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 8:27 AM
nasdaq.com logoMonday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Services
www.nasdaq.com - April 24 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFactors That Could Drive FirstEnergy’s 1Q17 Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:05 PM
investorplace.com logoUtilities SPDR (ETF) (XLU): The Quick Guide to XLU
investorplace.com - April 19 at 9:12 PM
thestreet.com logo'Flight to Safety' Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Lure Investor Dollars - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - April 19 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo'Flight to Safety' Treasury Bonds, Gold, Utilities Lure Investor Dollars
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:07 AM
nasdaq.com logoUtilities Select Sector SPDR Fund Experiences Big Inflow
www.nasdaq.com - April 18 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLower Interest Rates Hurt Financial Sector ETF, Help REITs ETF
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDuke Energy Stock: Wall Street Analysts’ Latest Ratings
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNextEra Energy Stock: Is It Fairly Valued?
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLooking at Southern Company’s Implied Volatility
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:12 AM

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Utilities SPDR (XLU) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff