XLC - Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
50.13
-0.11 (-0.21%)
As of 11:19AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close50.24
Open50.45
Bid50.07 x 4000
Ask50.08 x 1100
Day's Range50.03 - 50.36
52 Week Range38.97 - 52.11
Volume273,103
Avg. Volume3,678,741
Net Assets5.63B
NAV50.22
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.79%
YTD Return23.28%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.00
Expense Ratio (net)0.13%
Inception Date2018-06-18
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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