NYSEARCA:XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $55.41 -0.05 (-0.09 %) (As of 03/21/2019 02:35 AM ET)Previous Close$55.46Today's Range$54.88 - $55.7052-Week Range$47.05 - $61.21Volume11.23 million shsAverage Volume7.46 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.43 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.03%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive XLB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for XLB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer SSgA Fund NameMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:XLB Inception Date12/16/1998 Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, Ted Janowsky Webwww.sectorspdr.com Phone+1-866-7872257 Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkS&P Materials Select Sector TR USD CategorySector FocusBasic Materials Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$4.70 billion Average Daily Volume$7.19 million Discount/Premium0.07% ETF Expenses Management Fee0.03% Other Expenses0.10% Total Expenses0.13% Fee Waiver0.00% Net Expenses0.13%Administrator, Advisor and Custodian AdministratorState Street Bank and Trust Company AdvisorSSgA Funds Management, Inc. CustodianState Street Bank and Trust Company DistributorALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. Transfer AgentState Street Bank and Trust Company Trustee Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLB) Frequently Asked Questions What is Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock symbol? Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "XLB." How often does Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund? Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.2391 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 15th. View Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History. Has Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about XLB stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's key executives? Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's management team includes the folowing people: Michael Feehily, Member of the Management BoardJohn A. Tucker, Member of the Management Board (Age 1) Who are Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders? Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Swan Global Investments LLC (7.77%), Prudential PLC (5.31%), Employees Retirement System of Texas (1.35%), BlackRock Inc. (1.12%), AGF Investments Inc. (0.76%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.68%). Which institutional investors are selling Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund stock? XLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Swan Global Investments LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Clarus Wealth Advisors, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Raymond James & Associates and CX Institutional. Which institutional investors are buying Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund stock? XLB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Country Trust Bank, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc and Simplex Trading LLC. How do I buy shares of Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund? Shares of XLB 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 Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock price today? One share of XLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.41. How big of a company is Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund? Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund has a market capitalization of $4.43 billion. What is Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's official website? The official website for Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund is http://www.sectorspdr.com/. How can I contact Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund? Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's mailing address is One Lincoln Street, BOSTON, MA 02211, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-866-7872257. MarketBeat Community Rating for Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA XLB)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 80 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 77 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 157MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe XLB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe XLB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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