NYSEARCA:XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.90 -0.43 (-0.75 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 12:12 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.33
Today's Range$56.42 - $57.1450
52-Week Range$47.05 - $61.21
Volume2.95 million shs
Average Volume7.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.09 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.95%
BetaN/A
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.

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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
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$4.86 billion
Average Daily Volume$5.81 million
Discount/Premium-0.16%

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

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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 announced 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.68%. 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?

Media stories about XLB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a news impact score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,317,476 shares, a drop of 34.0% from the February 28th total of 15,621,266 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,149,694 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. View Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund's Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund own?

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 Board
  • John 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Country Trust Bank (0.68%), Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. (0.54%), Biltmore Wealth Management LLC (0.20%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.12%), ACG Wealth (0.12%) and CMH Wealth Management LLC (0.08%).

Which major investors are selling Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Simplex Trading LLC, CWM LLC, Rockland Trust Co., Cambridge Trust Co., Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Kwmg LLC, Ingalls & Snyder LLC and Bank of The West.

Which major investors are buying Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Country Trust Bank, Biltmore Wealth Management LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Virtu Financial LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Grassi Investment Management, CMH Wealth Management LLC and Conservest Capital Advisors Inc..

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 $56.90.

How big of a company is Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund has a market capitalization of $4.09 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  80 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  79 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  159
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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