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

$50.22 -0.08 (-0.16 %)
(As of 04/23/2018 12:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.30
Today's Range$50.19 - $50.62
52-Week Range$47.37 - $57.23
Volume6.63 million shs
Average Volume18.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.77 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.45%
BetaN/A

About Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU)

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 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 16th. Investors of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.3867 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $1.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. View Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 55,182,899 shares, a decline of 20.3% from the March 15th total of 69,211,548 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 19,217,099 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days.

Who are some of Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's key competitors?

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)

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

News articles about XLU stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.32 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 $50.22.

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

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund has a market capitalization of $6.77 billion.

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 (XLU)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  72 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  146
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.

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Earnings

Dividends

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU) Dividend Information

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.75 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.48%. XLU's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
Most Recent Dividend:3/21/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.75
Dividend Yield:3.48%
Payout Ratio:N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU)

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/16/2018quarterly$0.38673.08%3/16/20183/19/20183/21/2018
12/15/2017quarterly$0.51123.72%12/15/201712/18/201712/26/2017
9/15/2017quarterly$0.41723.05%9/15/20179/18/20179/25/2017
6/16/2017quarterly$0.43693.23%6/16/20176/20/20176/26/2017
3/17/2017quarterly$0.38723.02%3/17/20173/21/20173/27/2017
12/16/2016quarterly$0.46313.83%12/16/201612/20/201612/27/2016
6/19/2015quarterly$0.39273.67%6/19/20156/23/20156/29/2015
3/20/2015quarterly$0.35093.12%3/20/20153/24/20153/30/2015
12/19/2014quarterly$0.41693.56%12/19/201412/23/201412/30/2014
9/19/2014quarterly$0.38043.58%9/19/20149/23/20149/29/2014
6/20/2014quarterly$0.37383.44%6/20/20146/24/20146/30/2014
3/21/2014quarterly$0.33503.31%3/21/20143/25/20143/31/2014
12/20/2013quarterly$0.40064.24%12/20/201312/24/201312/31/2013
9/20/2013quarterly$0.36543.89%9/20/20139/24/20139/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Headlines

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA XLU) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
PSE&Gs plan to replace gas pipes to increase residential bills 2%, add 3,200 jobsPSE&G's plan to replace gas pipes to increase residential bills 2%, add 3,200 jobs
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 8:26 AM
Rising Inflationary Expectations Cap EquitiesRising Inflationary Expectations Cap Equities
seekingalpha.com - April 22 at 8:29 AM
How Xcel Energy’s Dividend Profile FaredHow Xcel Energy’s Dividend Profile Fared
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:11 PM
Total Returns: Comparing Utilities and Other SectorsTotal Returns: Comparing Utilities and Other Sectors
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:30 AM
How FirstEnergy Stock Is Currently ValuedHow FirstEnergy Stock Is Currently Valued
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:30 AM
A Look at FirstEnergy’s Indicators and Short InterestA Look at FirstEnergy’s Indicators and Short Interest
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:30 AM
A Utilities Fund That Offers More Than Just SafetyA Utilities Fund That Offers More Than Just Safety
www.barrons.com - April 16 at 8:29 AM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest Down 20.3% in MarchUtilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest Down 20.3% in March
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:58 AM
Friday Sector Leaders: Energy, UtilitiesFriday Sector Leaders: Energy, Utilities
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 5:19 PM
Stock Market News For Apr 11, 2018Stock Market News For Apr 11, 2018
www.nasdaq.com - April 12 at 9:00 AM
Tuesdays ETF Movers: OIH, XLUTuesday's ETF Movers: OIH, XLU
www.nasdaq.com - April 11 at 8:47 AM
5 Utility Mutual Funds to Beat Niggling Trade War Fears5 Utility Mutual Funds to Beat Niggling Trade War Fears
www.zacks.com - April 10 at 8:45 AM
A Look at FirstEnergy’s Free Cash FlowA Look at FirstEnergy’s Free Cash Flow
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 8:40 AM
Should You Invest in the Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF (FUTY)?Should You Invest in the Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF (FUTY)?
finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 8:44 AM
NEE and D: Comparing Top Utilities’ Sales Growth and Profit MarginsNEE and D: Comparing Top Utilities’ Sales Growth and Profit Margins
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 8:39 AM
Utilities Offer a Safe HarborUtilities Offer a Safe Harbor
www.barrons.com - April 2 at 5:15 PM
Stock Market News For Mar 23, 2018Stock Market News For Mar 23, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 8:37 AM
An Even More Unpredictable Donald Trump Makes This Dividend Stock a BuyAn Even More Unpredictable Donald Trump Makes This Dividend Stock a Buy
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 5:27 PM
This Sector Bucked Stock Market Selloff And Pays Big DividendsThis Sector Bucked Stock Market Selloff And Pays Big Dividends
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 8:37 AM
Stock Market Stares Deep Into the Darkness With Its Own Raven: Market ReconStock Market Stares Deep Into the Darkness With Its Own 'Raven': Market Recon
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 8:37 AM
Utility sector rallies amid stock routUtility sector rallies amid stock rout
www.marketwatch.com - March 22 at 5:25 PM
S&P 500 Utilities with Above-Average Dividend YieldsS&P 500 Utilities with Above-Average Dividend Yields
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 5:24 PM
Wall Street Braces For A Rate Hike: Who Wins, Who LosesWall Street Braces For A Rate Hike: Who Wins, Who Loses
www.benzinga.com - March 22 at 8:43 AM
Short Interest Rises in Popular International, Bond ETFs - Investopedia (blog)Short Interest Rises in Popular International, Bond ETFs - Investopedia (blog)
www.investopedia.com - March 21 at 9:14 AM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39Utilities SPDR (XLU) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 7:26 PM
It May Be Time To Jump In The Utility PoolIt May Be Time To Jump In The Utility Pool
seekingalpha.com - March 15 at 5:54 PM
Utility ETF sparks investor interestUtility ETF sparks investor interest
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 8:31 AM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest Up 4.8% in FebruaryUtilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest Up 4.8% in February
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 1:58 AM
Trade of the Day: Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) - Investorplace.comTrade of the Day: Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - March 14 at 8:55 AM
NEE, DUK, D, and SO: Top Utilities’ Dividend OutlookNEE, DUK, D, and SO: Top Utilities’ Dividend Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 11:01 AM
What’s Next for American Electric Power Stock?What’s Next for American Electric Power Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:32 PM
Analyzing PPL’s Moving Averages and Short InterestAnalyzing PPL’s Moving Averages and Short Interest
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:39 AM
Mergers, retail, and the sector to avoid in the trader bl...Mergers, retail, and the sector to avoid in the trader bl...
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:22 PM
How Wall Street Views NRG Energy StockHow Wall Street Views NRG Energy Stock
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 8:38 AM
Analyzing Institutional Activity in XLU during 4Q17Analyzing Institutional Activity in XLU during 4Q17
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 8:31 AM
Corient Capital Partners LLC Takes $2.47 Million Position in Utilities SPDR (XLU)Corient Capital Partners LLC Takes $2.47 Million Position in Utilities SPDR (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 11:56 AM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Stake Increased by King Luther Capital Management CorpUtilities SPDR (XLU) Stake Increased by King Luther Capital Management Corp
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 12:46 PM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Shares Bought by First Republic Investment Management Inc.Utilities SPDR (XLU) Shares Bought by First Republic Investment Management Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 11:48 AM
NRG Energy’s Loss Widened in 2017, Stock Soared 4%NRG Energy’s Loss Widened in 2017, Stock Soared 4%
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 8:32 AM
Tuesday Sector Laggards: Services, UtilitiesTuesday Sector Laggards: Services, Utilities
www.nasdaq.com - February 28 at 5:51 PM
Monday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Materials - NasdaqMonday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Materials - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 28 at 8:31 AM
Tuesday Sector Laggards: Services, Utilities - NasdaqTuesday Sector Laggards: Services, Utilities - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 28 at 8:31 AM
Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc. Acquires Shares of 126,400 Utilities SPDR (XLU)Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc. Acquires Shares of 126,400 Utilities SPDR (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 4:04 AM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) is Florin Court Capital LLPs 6th Largest PositionUtilities SPDR (XLU) is Florin Court Capital LLP's 6th Largest Position
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 3:51 PM
Monroe Bank & Trust MI Has $3.35 Million Stake in Utilities SPDR (XLU)Monroe Bank & Trust MI Has $3.35 Million Stake in Utilities SPDR (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 3:36 PM
Swan Global Investments LLC Has $411.30 Million Holdings in Utilities SPDR (XLU)Swan Global Investments LLC Has $411.30 Million Holdings in Utilities SPDR (XLU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 2:24 PM
Institutional Investment in XLU during 4Q17Institutional Investment in XLU during 4Q17
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:33 AM
Which Factors Drove Southern Company’s 4Q17 Earnings?Which Factors Drove Southern Company’s 4Q17 Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:33 AM
How Southern Company Beat 4Q17 Revenue EstimatesHow Southern Company Beat 4Q17 Revenue Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:33 AM
Southern Company’s Current Valuation and DividendsSouthern Company’s Current Valuation and Dividends
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:33 AM

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