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 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.
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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 3.48%. 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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