NYSEARCA:XLU - Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$58.49 +0.42 (+0.72 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$58.49
Today's Range$58.0747 - $58.8967
52-Week Range$48.35 - $58.90
Volume20.45 million shs
Average Volume16.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.47 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.11%
BetaN/A
Select Sector Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund), formerly Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Utilities Select Sector of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from industries, such as electric utilities, multi-utilities, independent power producers and energy traders, and gas utilities. The Fund utilizes a passive or indexing investment approach to attempt to approximate the investment performance of the Index. The Fund's investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.

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Basic Details

Issuer SSgA
Fund NameUtilities Select Sector SPDR Fund
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:XLU
Inception Date12/16/1998
Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, Dwayne Hancock
Phone+1-866-7872257

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkS&P Utilities Select Sector TR USD
CategorySector
FocusUtilities
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$8.15 billion
Average Daily Volume$15.49 million
Discount/Premium1.81%

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 MakerJane Street

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Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock symbol?

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "XLU."

How often does Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Utilities 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 $0.4302 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.94%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 15th. View Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History.

Has Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about XLU stock has been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 45,219,934 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the February 15th total of 41,974,412 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 14,342,860 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. View Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's Current Options Chain.

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), Intel (INTC), Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), Boeing (BA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's key executives?

Utilities 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 Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders?

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Swan Global Investments LLC (3.50%), Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. (0.96%), LPL Financial LLC (0.76%), Psagot Investment House Ltd. (0.70%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.70%) and Employees Retirement System of Texas (0.66%).

Which institutional investors are selling Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Advisers LP, Swan Global Investments LLC, Covalis Capital LLP, Paloma Partners Management Co, Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., AGF Investments Inc., Tibra Equities Europe Ltd and Banco Santander S.A..

Which institutional investors are buying Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Duality Advisers LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, LPL Financial LLC, Arrow Investment Advisors LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. and British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd.

How do I buy shares of Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Shares of XLU 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 Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock price today?

One share of XLU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.49.

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

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund has a market capitalization of $9.47 billion.

What is Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's official website?

The official website for Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund is http://www.sectorspdr.com/.

How can I contact Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Utilities 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 Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA XLU)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  145 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  139 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  284
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe XLU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe XLU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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