XAR - SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
83.30
+0.32 (+0.39%)
At close: 4:00PM EST

83.50 +0.20 (0.24%)
After hours: 6:02PM EST

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Previous Close82.98
Open83.03
Bid77.50 x 900
Ask83.59 x 800
Day's Range82.51 - 83.46
52 Week Range73.23 - 101.22
Volume83,642
Avg. Volume214,004
Net Assets1.13B
NAV78.94
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.19%
YTD Return-4.58%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.10
Expense Ratio (net)0.35%
Inception Date2011-09-28
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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