NYSEARCA:XLP - Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $56.06 +0.14 (+0.25 %) (As of 11/16/2018 01:38 PM ET)Previous Close$55.92Today's Range$55.70 - $56.2852-Week Range$48.76 - $58.95Volume1.74 million shsAverage Volume15.22 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.68%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Consumer Staples Select Sector Index (the Index).The Fund typically invests in substantially all of the securities represented in the Index in approximately the same proportions as the Index. Under normal market conditions, the Fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities consisting of the Index. In addition, the Fund may invest in cash and cash equivalents or money market instruments, such as repurchase agreements and money market funds (including money market funds advised by SSgA Funds Management, Inc. (SSgA FM). It invests in industries, such as food & staples retailing, household products, food products, tobacco, beverages and personal products. SSgA FM serves as the investment adviser to the Fund. Receive XLP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for XLP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer SSgA Fund NameConsumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:XLP Inception Date12/16/1998 Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, David Chin Webwww.spdrs.com Phone+1-866-7872257 Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkS&P Cons Staples Select Sector TR USD CategorySector FocusConsumer Staples Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$8.38 billion Average Daily Volume$23.97 million Discount/Premium-0.75% 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 MakerIMC Chicago Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP) Frequently Asked Questions What is Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock symbol? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "XLP." How often does Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.3885 per share on Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $1.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 21st. View Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History. Has Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about XLP stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 20,589,751 shares, a drop of 31.5% from the October 15th total of 30,050,313 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 27,263,565 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.8 days. View Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's Current Options Chain. Who are Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's key executives? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's management team includes the folowing people: George R. Gaspari, Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 76)James E. Ross, President, TrusteeChad C. Hallett, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer (Age 47)Jacqueline Angell, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 39)Michael P. Riley, Vice President (Age 44)Matthew W Flaherty, Assistant TreasurerRyan M. Louvar, Secretary (Age 42)Mark E. Tuttle, Assistant Secretary (Age 43)Cheryl Burgermeister, TrusteeErnest J. Scalberg, Trustee (Age 70) Who are Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.03%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.00%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.83%), Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.78%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.61%) and Kepos Capital LP (0.57%). Which major investors are selling Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund stock? XLP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tower Research Capital LLC TRC , Honeywell International Inc., AGF Investments Inc., BlackRock Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Which major investors are buying Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund stock? XLP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Kepos Capital LP, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., United Services Automobile Association, Viridian Ria LLC and Private Wealth Group LLC. How do I buy shares of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund? Shares of XLP 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 Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock price today? One share of XLP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.06. What is Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's official website? The official website for Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund is https://www.spdrs.com/. How can I contact Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's mailing address is One Lincoln Street, Boston, 02211, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-866-7872257. MarketBeat Community Rating for Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA XLP)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 70 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 67 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 137MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe XLP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe XLP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are the companies in the S&P 500 selected?