XLC - Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
55.69
-0.68 (-1.21%)
At close: 4:00PM EST

55.69 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:18PM EST

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Previous Close56.37
Open56.51
Bid55.40 x 1200
Ask56.43 x 27000
Day's Range55.43 - 56.51
52 Week Range43.51 - 56.90
Volume3,159,793
Avg. Volume2,900,896
Net Assets6.81B
NAV56.35
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.81%
YTD Daily Total Return4.99%
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.00
Expense Ratio (net)0.13%
Inception Date2018-06-18
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