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.
Fund NameUtilities Select Sector SPDR Fund
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, Dwayne Hancock
BenchmarkS&P Utilities Select Sector TR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$7.13 billion
Average Daily Volume$15.27 million
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
Lead Market MakerJane Street
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 16th. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date 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 decrease in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 55,182,899 shares, a decrease of 20.3% from the March 15th total of 69,211,548 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 19,217,099 shares, the short-interest 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 stories about XLU stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.98 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company'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 $50.76.
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.
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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 3.45%. XLU's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/21/2018|
Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLU) SEC Filings
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