NYSEARCA:SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $266.46 +3.50 (+1.33 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$266.46Today's Range$262.9980 - $266.9852-Week Range$233.76 - $293.94Volume127.32 million shsAverage Volume102.98 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.94%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (the Trust) is a unit investment trust. The Trust seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Trust seeks to achieve this investment objective by holding a portfolio of the common stocks that are included in the Index (the Portfolio), with the weight of each stock in the Portfolio substantially corresponding to the weight of such stock in the Index. The Trust invests in a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals; oil, gas and consumable fuels; technology hardware storage and peripherals; insurance; information technology (IT) services; healthcare providers and services; semiconductors and semiconductor equipment; hotels, restaurants and leisure, communications equipment; commercial services and supplies; road and rail; real estate management and development; containers and packaging; professional services, and paper and forest products. Receive SPY News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SPY and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer SSgA Fund NameSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:SPY Inception Date1/22/1993 Fund Manager WebN/A PhoneN/A Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkS&P 500 TR USD CategorySize and Style FocusLarge Cap Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$257.05 billion Average Daily Volume$134.95 million Discount/Premium2.10% ETF Expenses Management Fee0.06% Other Expenses0.04% Total Expenses0.10% Fee Waiver-0.01% Net Expenses0.09%Administrator, Advisor and Custodian AdministratorState Street Bank and Trust Company Advisor Custodian DistributorALPS Distributors, Inc. Transfer AgentState Street Bank and Trust Company TrusteeState Street Global Advisors Trust Company Lead Market MakerNone SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) Frequently Asked Questions What is SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's stock symbol? SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "SPY." How often does SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust? SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 24th will be given a dividend of $1.4354 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $5.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 21st. This is an increase from SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $1.32. View SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's Dividend History. Has SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about SPY stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust? SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 208,927,380 shares, an increase of 14.2% from the December 14th total of 182,885,463 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 187,186,297 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.1 days. View SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's Current Options Chain. Who are SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's major shareholders? SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.15%), KLS Professional Advisors Group LLC (0.07%), Hollencrest Capital Management (0.04%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.04%), Sageworth Trust Co (0.04%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust. Which major investors are selling SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust stock? SPY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gradient Investments LLC, Comprehensive Portfolio Management LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Quadrant Capital Group LLC, Boothe Investment Group Inc., Jordan Park Group LLC, KLS Professional Advisors Group LLC and Diversified Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust. Which major investors are buying SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust stock? SPY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Hexavest Inc., Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Cumberland Advisors Inc., Cullinan Associates Inc., 6 Meridian and RNC Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust. How do I buy shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust? Shares of SPY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust's stock price today? One share of SPY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $266.46. MarketBeat Community Rating for SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA SPY)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 124 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 126 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 250MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are no-load funds?