NYSEARCA:XLP - Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$54.60 +0.77 (+1.43 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$53.83
Today's Range$54.29 - $54.76
52-Week Range$48.76 - $58.95
Volume15.53 million shs
Average Volume14.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.07 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.71%
BetaN/A
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
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$8.06 billion
Average Daily Volume$13.88 million
Discount/Premium1.13%

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

Geographic Exposure of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP)
Currency Exposure of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP)
Sector Exposure of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP)
Industry Exposure of Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLP)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.3938 per share on Wednesday, June 20th. This represents a $1.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 15th. This is an increase from Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,192,943 shares, an increase of 25.5% from the July 13th total of 22,471,873 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 14,311,605 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 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, Trustee
  • Chad 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 Treasurer
  • Ryan M. Louvar, Secretary (Age 42)
  • Mark E. Tuttle, Assistant Secretary (Age 43)
  • Cheryl Burgermeister, Trustee
  • Ernest J. Scalberg, Trustee (Age 70)

Has Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about XLP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund.

Who are Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders?

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Swan Global Investments LLC (4.55%), Morgan Stanley (2.57%), Natixis (1.07%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (1.06%), Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.79%) and Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. (0.72%).

Which institutional 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 Morgan Stanley, CIBC World Markets Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., United Services Automobile Association, Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Natixis and Affiance Financial LLC.

Which institutional 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 Calamos Advisors LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, AGF Investments Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc., Swan Global Investments LLC, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC and BB&T Securities 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 $54.64.

How big of a company is Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund has a market capitalization of $8.07 billion.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  65 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  60 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  125
MarketBeat'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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.