|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||118.27 - 119.46|
|52 Week Range||103.54 - 138.59|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.10|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.10%|
The materials sector is one of the smallest sectors in the S&P 500 and as such, the group often goes overlooked. However, there are reasons for investors to give the Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: ...
Basic materials is one of the weakest sectors this reporting cycle. But, it was unable to take the sheen away from material ETFs that are up nearly 1% over the past week.
Basic materials stocks broke out Friday on news that China plans to increase U.S. imports. Trade the breakout using these three ETFs.
The Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLB), the largest exchange traded fund dedicated to that sector, is off more than 12% this month. Data indicate investors are not waiting around to see what ...
Materials stocks and sector-related ETFs were among the worst performers Tuesday after paint and coatings supplier PPG Industries (PPG) warned it will likely report weak third- and fourth-quarter results due to higher material costs and diminished demand from China. On Tuesday, the Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB) fell 3.4%, iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM) dropped 3.3%, Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW) declined 3.3% and Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF (FMAT) decreased 3.3%. The materials sector was dragged down by PPG Industries after the specialty materials supplier warned it expects to report weak third- and fourth-quarter results.
E*TRADE Financial Corporation today announced it has surpassed 250 commission-free ETFs with the addition of 46 ETFs from six providers to its Commission-Free ETF Pr
On May 22, LyondellBasell got approval for the A. Schulman (SHLM) acquisition from the Chinese State Administration of Market Regulation. LyondellBasell already received approval from antitrust regulators in the United States, Brazil, Serbia, and Turkey. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the second half of 2018.
On May 24, International Flavors and Fragrances announced that it would partner with Amkiri—an Israeli-based startup that was founded in 2014. International Flavors and Fragrances is always focused on innovation. Amkiri has patented Visual Fragrance, which could be a sensational product in body art business.
At the end of May 23, Sherwin-Williams’s dividend yield was 0.89%. The yield has been flat over the past three quarters but has fallen over the last six quarters. Overall, we could say that Sherwin-Williams’s dividend yield is following a declining trend. In comparison, peers PPG Industries (PPG) and RPM International (RPM) have dividend yields of 1.8% and 2.5%, respectively, while Axalta (AXTA) has not distributed dividends.