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Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLU)

NYSEARCA: XLU · Delayed Price · USD
66.94
-0.02 (-0.03%)
Pre-market:Oct 26, 2021 4:36 AM EDT
66.96
-0.29 (-0.43%)
At close: Oct 25, 4:00 PM
Assets$12.25B
NAV$67.23
Expense Ratio0.12%
PE Ratio19.96
Shares Out182.27M
Dividend (ttm)$1.98
Dividend Yield2.94%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 20, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume7,367,311
Open67.15
Previous Close67.25
Day's Range66.80 - 67.37
52-Week Low56.96
52-Week High69.54
Beta0.36
Holdings30
Inception DateDec 16, 1998

About XLU

The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Utilities Select Sector Index. In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes securities of companies from the following industries: electric utilities; water utilities; multi-utilities; independent power and renewable electricity producers; and gas utilities. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorUtilities
RegionNorth America
IssuerState Street Global Advisors
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolXLU
Index TrackedUtilities Select Sector Index

Top 10 Holdings

64.37% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
NextEra EnergyNEE17.51%
Duke EnergyDUK8.44%
Southern CompanySO7.05%
Dominion EnergyD6.61%
ExelonEXC5.30%
American Electric PowerAEP4.53%
Sempra EnergySRE4.43%
Xcel EnergyXEL3.73%
Public Service Enterprise GroupPEG3.41%
American Water WorksAWK3.37%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 20, 2021$0.499Sep 23, 2021
Jun 21, 2021$0.49432Jun 24, 2021
Mar 22, 2021$0.46078Mar 25, 2021
Dec 21, 2020$0.52177Dec 24, 2020
Sep 21, 2020$0.49859Sep 24, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.47576Jun 25, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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