NYSEARCA:XLF - Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.00 +0.44 (+1.72 %) (As of 01/22/2019 01:53 AM ET)Previous Close$25.56Today's Range$25.5330 - $26.0352-Week Range$22.05 - $30.33Volume58.40 million shsAverage Volume60.13 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.94%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Fund seeks to provide investors with a low-cost passive approach for investing in a portfolio of equity securities of firms as represented by the Financial Select Sector Index. Receive XLF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for XLF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer SSgA Fund NameFinancial Select Sector SPDR Fund Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:XLF Inception Date12/16/1998 Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, Melissa Kapitulik WebN/A PhoneN/A Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkS&P Financial Select Sector TR USD CategorySector FocusFinancials Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$30.40 billion Average Daily Volume$70.93 million Discount/Premium2.28% 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 Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLF) Frequently Asked Questions What is Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock symbol? Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "XLF." How often does Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund? Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 21st. Investors of record on Monday, December 24th will be given a dividend of $0.145 per share on Thursday, December 27th. This represents a $0.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 21st. This is a positive change from Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History. Has Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about XLF stock have trended very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund? Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 97,321,723 shares, an increase of 20.5% from the December 14th total of 80,778,054 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 95,755,033 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.0 days. View Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's Current Options Chain. Who are Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders? Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Astor Investment Management LLC (0.08%), Simplex Trading LLC (0.08%), Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.05%), Patriot Wealth Management Inc. (0.05%), Stillwater Investment Management LLC (0.03%) and 6 Meridian (0.03%). Which major investors are selling Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund stock? XLF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Biltmore Wealth Management LLC, Astor Investment Management LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., CMH Wealth Management LLC, Intl Fcstone Inc., Burns J W & Co. Inc. NY, Carroll Financial Associates Inc. and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Which major investors are buying Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund stock? XLF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Patriot Wealth Management Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, 6 Meridian, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Altium Wealth Management LLC, Palisade Asset Management LLC, Beacon Financial Group and CX Institutional. How do I buy shares of Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund? Shares of XLF 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 Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock price today? One share of XLF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.00. MarketBeat Community Rating for Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA XLF)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 114 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 124 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 238MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe XLF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe XLF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the LIBOR?