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 $51.83 +0.22 (+0.43 %) (As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$51.61Today's Range$51.57 - $51.9352-Week Range$48.33 - $58.95Volume1.58 million shsAverage Volume17.96 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.98%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$7.73 billion Average Daily Volume$23.91 million Discount/Premium0.43% 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, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 24th will be given a dividend of $0.464 per share on Thursday, December 27th. This represents a $1.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 21st. This is a boost from Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. View Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History. Has Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about XLP stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund? Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 22,672,730 shares, a decrease of 19.5% from the November 30th total of 28,148,196 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 25,586,266 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.76%), Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. (0.32%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.23%), Patriot Wealth Management Inc. (0.16%), Simplex Trading LLC (0.06%) and Biltmore Wealth Management LLC (0.05%). 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 Patriot Wealth Management Inc., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Clarus Wealth Advisors, Affiance Financial LLC, Foothills Asset Management Ltd., Edge Wealth Management LLC and First United Bank Trust. 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 Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Dorsey Wright & Associates, Simplex Trading LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC and Boston Advisors 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 $51.6650. 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: 75 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 70 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 145MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does a reverse stock split work?