NYSEARCA:XLU - Utilities SPDR Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$50.75 +0.35 (+0.69 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.75
Today's Range$50.33 - $50.88
52-Week Range$47.37 - $57.23
Volume12.98 million shs
Average Volume17.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.77 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.49%
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$7.13 billion
Average Daily Volume$15.27 million
Discount/Premium2.10%

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 SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Utilities SPDR's stock symbol?

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

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

Utilities SPDR declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.4405 per share on Wednesday, June 20th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 15th. This is an increase from Utilities SPDR's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. View Utilities SPDR's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Utilities SPDR?

Utilities SPDR saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 44,853,986 shares, a decrease of 19.8% from the May 15th total of 55,912,680 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,183,913 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. View Utilities SPDR's Current Options Chain.

Who are Utilities SPDR's key executives?

Utilities SPDR's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Michael Feehily, Member of the Management Board
  • John A. Tucker, Member of the Management Board (Age 1)

Has Utilities SPDR been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about XLU stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Utilities SPDR earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.94 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Utilities SPDR's major shareholders?

Utilities SPDR's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Swan Global Investments LLC (5.53%), BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (4.20%), Natixis (3.29%), Element Capital Management LLC (1.12%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.03%) and Psagot Investment House Ltd. (0.84%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Utilities SPDR.

Which institutional investors are selling Utilities SPDR stock?

XLU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., BB&T Securities LLC, Natixis, Employees Retirement System of Texas, LPL Financial LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and US Bancorp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Utilities SPDR.

Which institutional investors are buying Utilities SPDR stock?

XLU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Toronto Dominion Bank, Element Capital Management LLC, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, AGF Investments Inc., Rovida Advisors Inc. and Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Utilities SPDR.

How do I buy shares of Utilities SPDR?

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 SPDR's stock price today?

One share of XLU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.75.

How big of a company is Utilities SPDR?

Utilities SPDR has a market capitalization of $6.77 billion.

How can I contact Utilities SPDR?

Utilities SPDR'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 SPDR (XLU)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  79 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  85 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  164
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Utilities SPDR 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 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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