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

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$50.19 +0.49 (+0.99 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 09:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.70
Today's Range$49.70 - $50.37
52-Week Range$47.37 - $57.23
Volume16.65 million shs
Average Volume17.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.77 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.53%
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
Inception Date12/16/1998
Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, Dwayne Hancock

Fund Focus

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

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$7.13 billion
Average Daily Volume$15.27 million

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
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, June 15th. Investors of record on Monday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.4405 per share on Wednesday, June 20th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 15th. This is a boost 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 drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 44,853,986 shares, a drop of 19.8% from the May 15th total of 55,912,680 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,183,913 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 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 recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Utilities SPDR earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 47.02 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Utilities SPDR's major shareholders?

Utilities SPDR's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 purchased 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 $50.19.

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:  78 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  160
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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