Utilities SPDR Company Profile (NYSE:XLU)

About Utilities SPDR

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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: XLU
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $49.54
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $48.65
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $48.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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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 TargetDetails
1/19/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeOverweightView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 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)
Annual Dividend:$1.85
Dividend Yield:3.73%
Dividend Growth:-3.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:110.78% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Latest Headlines for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)
DateHeadline
marketrealist.com logoA Look at Total Returns of US Utility Giants (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 17 at 5:18 PM
thestreet.com logoNow's a Good Time to Reduce Your Utilities 'Bill' (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:18 PM
thestreet.com logoIntermediate Trade: XLU - TheStreet.com (NYSE:XLU)
realmoneypro.thestreet.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhat's Driving Berkshire's Growth in Energy? - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
marketrealist.com logoHow NRG Energy's Total Returns Compare with Peers - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
nasdaq.com logoWednesday Sector Laggards: Energy, Utilities - Nasdaq (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
nasdaq.com logoThursday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Financial - Nasdaq (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
thestreet.com logoNow's a Good Time to Reduce Your Utilities 'Bill' - TheStreet.com (NYSE:XLU)
realmoney.thestreet.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
marketrealist.com logoHow NRG Energy’s Total Returns Compare with Peers (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 17 at 8:19 AM
benzinga.com logoHow The Market Performed The First Month Of Every Presidency Since Eisenhower - Benzinga (NYSE:XLU)
www.benzinga.com - February 15 at 6:57 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhen Will FirstEnergy's Weakness End? - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 15 at 6:57 AM
thestreet.com logoTreasury Bonds, Gold, Utility Stocks, Improving, as Junk Bonds Warn - TheStreet.com (NYSE:XLU)
www.thestreet.com - February 15 at 6:57 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhy Southern Company Underperformed Its Peers in the Last Year (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 14 at 7:12 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSouthern Company: Factors That Could Drive 4Q16 Revenue (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 7:12 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHow The Market Performed The First Month Of Every Presidency Since Eisenhower (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 7:12 AM
marketrealist.com logoWill NextEra Energy Increase Dividends in 2017? - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 11 at 6:27 AM
nasdaq.com logoThursday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Materials - Nasdaq (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 11 at 6:27 AM
News IconTechnical Levels in Focus for Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) - Piedmont Register (NYSE:XLU)
piedmontregister.com - February 11 at 6:27 AM
nasdaq.com logoXLU Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 6:46 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoPopulation Growth Exposure Key To Utility ETFs (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:46 AM
marketrealist.com logoA Look at Duke Energy’s Expected 4Q16 Earnings and Its Drivers (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 4:13 PM
marketrealist.com logoWhy Are Utility Stocks Dull So Far in 2017? (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 4:13 PM
thestreet.com logoTrade These Ranges for Bonds, Gold, Utility Stocks and Junk Bonds - TheStreet.com (NYSE:XLU)
www.thestreet.com - February 7 at 5:41 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhy Are Utility Stocks Dull So Far in 2017? - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 5:41 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhich Utility Stocks Have the Highest Short Interest? - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - February 4 at 6:57 AM
nasdaq.com logoFriday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Materials - Nasdaq - Nasdaq (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 4 at 6:57 AM
investopedia.com logoUtilities Awake From Their Long Slumber (XLU, CMP) (NYSE:XLU)
www.investopedia.com - February 3 at 6:53 AM
News IconUtilities ETFs Show Signs of Life Thanks to Fed (NYSE:XLU)
www.etftrends.com - February 3 at 6:53 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHigher Electricity Consumption Will Likely Help US Utilities (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:53 AM
nasdaq.com logoWednesday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Energy - Nasdaq (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 2 at 6:54 AM
nasdaq.com logoXLU, XRT: Big ETF Outflows (NYSE:XLU)
www.nasdaq.com - February 1 at 7:33 AM
thestreet.com logoLooking for Safety? How to Trade Bonds, Gold, Utilities, Junk Bonds ... - TheStreet.com (NYSE:XLU)
www.thestreet.com - January 31 at 8:14 AM
marketrealist.com logoAnalyzing FirstEnergy’s Premium Dividend Yield (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 30 at 9:35 AM
marketrealist.com logoFirstEnergy Stock Offers Highest Upside among Utilities (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 30 at 9:35 AM
marketrealist.com logoHow FirstEnergy Is Valued Compared to Peers - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 27 at 9:38 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFirstEnergy Stock Approaching the Oversold Zone (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 4:14 PM
marketrealist.com logoHow FirstEnergy Is Valued Compared to Peers (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 27 at 4:14 PM
marketrealist.com logoInside FirstEnergy’s Market Performance (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 27 at 4:14 PM
News IconForget Dow 20,000… This Indicator Tells the Real Story (NYSE:XLU)
www.caseyresearch.com - January 27 at 6:52 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBuy the dip on 'false negative' read on utilities: Pro (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:52 AM
thestreet.com logoWall Street Was Wrong -- Why It's Time to Buy These 5 Utilities - TheStreet.com (NYSE:XLU)
www.thestreet.com - January 24 at 3:56 PM
forbes.com logoTuesday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, Utilities - Forbes (NYSE:XLU)
www.forbes.com - January 24 at 3:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEV Revolution I - Electric Utilities - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:XLU)
seekingalpha.com - January 24 at 3:56 PM
marketrealist.com logoWhy NRG Energy's Implied Volatility Is Elevated - Market Realist - Market Realist (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 20 at 3:28 AM
seekingalpha.com logoRetirees Should Be Aware Of Some Risks Of Utility Stocks (NYSE:XLU)
seekingalpha.com - January 19 at 4:30 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUtility Stocks: Their Returns and Implied Volatilities (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 19 at 4:30 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWhat Are US Electricity Consumption Forecasts for 2017? (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 19 at 4:30 PM
marketrealist.com logoWhat’s American Electric Power’s Current Valuation? (NYSE:XLU)
marketrealist.com - January 19 at 4:30 PM
thestreet.com logoHow to Buy Bond and Gold ETFs on the Cheap (NYSE:XLU)
www.thestreet.com - January 17 at 8:41 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoPRB Coal Prices Fell in Response to Lower Natural Gas Prices (NYSE:XLU)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 16 at 12:11 PM

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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, December 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.4631 per share on Tuesday, December 27th. This represents a $1.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 16th. This is a boost from Utilities SPDR's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.

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 $49.57.

Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU) Chart for Sunday, February, 19, 2017


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Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU)

Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff