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

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$50.50 +0.22 (+0.44 %)
(As of 05/27/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.50
Today's Range$50.2450 - $50.63
52-Week Range$47.37 - $57.23
Volume13.87 million shs
Average Volume17.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.77 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.49%
BetaN/A

About Utilities SPDR (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

Geographic Exposure of Utilities SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU)
Currency Exposure of Utilities SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU)
Sector Exposure of Utilities SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU)
Industry Exposure of Utilities SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU)

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, March 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid 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 3.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. View Utilities SPDR's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Utilities SPDR?

Utilities SPDR saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 55,912,680 shares, an increase of 0.4% from the April 30th total of 55,699,284 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 13,274,538 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days.

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?

News articles about XLU stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Utilities SPDR earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 48.23 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Utilities SPDR's major shareholders?

Utilities SPDR's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail 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 major 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 major investors are buying Utilities SPDR stock?

XLU stock was bought 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 $50.50.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  77 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  153
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.

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Earnings

Dividends

Utilities SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU) Dividend Information

Utilities SPDR pays an annual dividend of $1.75 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.47%. XLU's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
Most Recent Dividend:3/21/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.75
Dividend Yield:3.47%
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Utilities SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLU)

Utilities SPDR (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 SPDR (NYSEARCA XLU) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
US Treasury Bonds And Utilities ETFs Hold Key LevelsUS Treasury Bonds And Utilities ETFs Hold Key Levels
seekingalpha.com - May 27 at 8:50 AM
Friday Sector Leaders: Utilities, ServicesFriday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Services
www.nasdaq.com - May 25 at 5:36 PM
Utility ETFs Draw Attention Amid Shift to Clean SourcesUtility ETFs Draw Attention Amid Shift to Clean Sources
www.zacks.com - May 23 at 5:24 PM
Tuesday Sector Leaders: Financial, UtilitiesTuesday Sector Leaders: Financial, Utilities
www.nasdaq.com - May 22 at 5:00 PM
Utilities Have A New Enemy: The FedUtilities Have A New Enemy: The Fed
seekingalpha.com - May 19 at 8:27 AM
Xcel Energy’s Largest Institutional Investor Lowered Its StakeXcel Energy’s Largest Institutional Investor Lowered Its Stake
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 6:02 PM
How Analysts Look at PG&E StockHow Analysts Look at PG&E Stock
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 5:24 PM
PPL Stock Offers Attractive Upside PotentialPPL Stock Offers Attractive Upside Potential
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 5:24 PM
How Interactive Brokers Sosnick Is Playing the XLUHow Interactive Brokers' Sosnick Is Playing the XLU
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 5:37 PM
Tuesday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, UtilitiesTuesday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, Utilities
www.nasdaq.com - May 15 at 5:37 PM
Monday Sector Laggards: Utilities, FinancialMonday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Financial
www.nasdaq.com - May 14 at 5:11 PM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest UpdateUtilities SPDR (XLU) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 1:33 AM
Friday Sector Leaders: Utilities, HealthcareFriday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Healthcare
www.nasdaq.com - May 11 at 5:39 PM
NextEra Energy Stock Notably Outpaced Broader UtilitiesNextEra Energy Stock Notably Outpaced Broader Utilities
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:39 PM
Analyzing Southern Company StockAnalyzing Southern Company Stock
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:39 PM
How To Trade Bonds And Utilities Using ETFsHow To Trade Bonds And Utilities Using ETFs
seekingalpha.com - May 7 at 8:32 AM
Top Ten Utility Stocks For Dividend Growth And IncomeTop Ten Utility Stocks For Dividend Growth And Income
seekingalpha.com - May 6 at 7:25 PM
Rates are rising. But some well-run utilities can fight the tide.Rates are rising. But some well-run utilities can fight the tide.
www.msn.com - May 4 at 5:17 PM
[$$] Utility Stocks With Plenty of Juice[$$] Utility Stocks With Plenty of Juice
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:17 PM
NRG Energy Posts Stronger 1Q18 Earnings, Maintains GuidanceNRG Energy Posts Stronger 1Q18 Earnings, Maintains Guidance
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:13 PM
CenterPoint Energy’s Implied Volatility TrendsCenterPoint Energy’s Implied Volatility Trends
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:24 PM
XLU, DUK, SO, EXC: Large Inflows Detected at ETFXLU, DUK, SO, EXC: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
www.nasdaq.com - May 1 at 5:08 PM
Traders Are Getting Chopped Up … Heres the Plan for the Week AheadTraders Are Getting Chopped Up … Here's the Plan for the Week Ahead
investorplace.com - May 1 at 5:08 PM
Utilities SPDR (XLU) Sees Large Decrease in Short InterestUtilities SPDR (XLU) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 1:18 AM
What Could Drive PPL’s 1Q18 Revenues?What Could Drive PPL’s 1Q18 Revenues?
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:06 PM
NextEra Energy Beat 1Q18 Earnings EstimatesNextEra Energy Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 8:31 AM
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

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