XLP - Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
54.63
-0.10 (-0.18%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close54.73
Open54.68
Bid0.00 x 39400
Ask0.00 x 34100
Day's Range54.55 - 54.91
52 Week Range48.76 - 58.95
Volume7,791,898
Avg. Volume12,723,006
Net Assets9.37B
NAV53.82
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.71%
YTD Return-4.21%
Beta (3y)0.46
Expense Ratio (net)0.14%
Inception Date1998-12-16
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