NYSEARCA:XLV - Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$88.96 -3.10 (-3.37 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 06:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$92.06
Today's Range$88.6926 - $91.24
52-Week Range$78.74 - $96.06
Volume19.42 million shs
Average Volume9.28 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.43%
BetaN/A
Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Health Care Select Sector Index (the Index). The companies included in the Index are selected on the basis of general industry classification from a universe of companies defined by the Standard & Poor's 500 Composite Stock Index (S&P 500). The Health Care Select Sector Index includes companies from the industries, such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare providers and services, healthcare equipment and supplies, biotechnology, life sciences tools and services, and healthcare technology. Under normal market conditions, the Fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the Index. State Street Global Advisors acts as the Fund's investment manager.

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Basic Details

Issuer SSgA
Fund NameHealth Care Select Sector SPDR Fund
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:XLV
Inception Date12/16/1998
Fund ManagerMike Feehily, Karl Schneider, Dwayne Hancock
Phone+1-866-7872257

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkS&P Health Care Select Sector TR USD
CategorySector
FocusHealth Care
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$16.53 billion
Average Daily Volume$12.34 million
Discount/Premium-3.26%

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 MakerCredit Suisse

Geographic Exposure of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLV)
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Industry Exposure of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLV)

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock symbol?

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "XLV."

How often does Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.3671 per share on Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 21st. This is a positive change from Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. View Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's Dividend History.

Has Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about XLV stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 18,329,218 shares, an increase of 23.1% from the October 31st total of 14,895,441 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,673,423 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. View Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's Current Options Chain.

Who are Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's key executives?

Health Care 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 Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's major shareholders?

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.41%), Morgan Stanley (3.75%), LPL Financial LLC (0.86%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.00%), Schroder Investment Management Group (0.82%) and Rafferty Asset Management LLC (0.73%).

Which institutional investors are selling Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., Howard Capital Management, AGF Investments Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Estate Counselors LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. and Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund stock?

XLV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Schroder Investment Management Group, Morgan Stanley, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Mizuho Bank Ltd., Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC and Rehmann Capital Advisory Group.

How do I buy shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Shares of XLV 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 Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's stock price today?

One share of XLV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.96.

What is Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's official website?

The official website for Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund is http://www.spdrs.com.

How can I contact Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund?

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund's mailing address is One Lincoln Street, Boston, 02111, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-866-7872257.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA XLV)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  61 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  62 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  123
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe XLV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe XLV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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