NYSEARCA:XLU - Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.83 -0.09 (-0.15 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 02:12 AM ET)
Previous Close$59.83
Today's Range$59.76 - $60.27
52-Week Range$48.35 - $60.27
Volume8.71 million shs
Average Volume16.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.01%
BetaN/A
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 Index
CategorySector
FocusUtilities
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$9.32 billion
Average Daily Volume$16.58 million
Discount/Premium0.05%

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 15th. Investors of record on Monday, March 18th will be given a dividend of $0.4302 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 15th. View Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History.

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

Headlines about XLU stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 47,590,699 shares, an increase of 8.5% from the April 15th total of 43,880,620 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 16,766,849 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. View Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV), Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE), Intel (INTC) and Netflix (NFLX).

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)

Who are Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders?

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (7.77%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.28%), Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. (1.51%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (1.12%), Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. (0.89%) and Natixis (0.78%).

Which major investors are selling Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Assetmark Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc., Cavalier Investments LLC and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC.

Which major investors are buying Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., Q3 Asset Management, Price Capital Management Inc., Axel Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Dow Chemical Co. DE and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

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 $59.83.

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

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund has a market capitalization of $9.40 billion.

What is Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund's official website?

The official website for Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund is http://www.sectorspdr.com/.

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 (NYSEARCA XLU)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  147 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  289
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.
This page was last updated on 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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