XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
57.55
+0.31 (+0.54%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close57.24
Open57.34
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range56.82 - 57.73
52 Week Range51.35 - 64.17
Volume7,950,493
Avg. Volume7,623,558
Net Assets4.65B
NAV56.93
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.88%
YTD Return-5.57%
Beta (3y)1.23
Expense Ratio (net)0.14%
Inception Date1998-12-16
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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