XLU - Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
51.19
+0.51 (+1.01%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

51.16 -0.03 (-0.06%)
After hours: 5:46PM EDT

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Previous Close50.68
Open50.73
Bid51.16 x 100
Ask51.25 x 100
Day's Range50.50 - 51.26
52 Week Range47.37 - 57.23
Volume10,253,505
Avg. Volume18,989,929
Net Assets7.13B
NAV50.52
PE Ratio (TTM)8.43
Yield3.47%
YTD Return-3.34%
Beta (3y)0.19
Expense Ratio (net)0.14%
Inception Date1998-12-16
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  • US stocks selloff with tech on track for worst day in two weeks
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    US stocks selloff with tech on track for worst day in two weeks

    FAANG and industrials stocks lead US markets lower as the yield on the 10-year treasury crosses above 3%. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action.

  • 10-year treasury yield hits 3%
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    10-year treasury yield hits 3%

    Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin and Rick Newman discuss Wall Street’s reaction to the 10-year treasury yield hitting 3%.

  • NRG Energy’s Target Prices before Its 1Q18 Earnings
    Market Realist10 hours ago

    NRG Energy’s Target Prices before Its 1Q18 Earnings

    Based on the mean target price given by Wall Street analysts, NRG Energy (NRG) stock offers a potential upside of 17% for the next 12 months. Analysts have given NRG Energy a mean target price of $36.5—compared to its current market price of $31.2.

  • What NRG Energy’s Chart Indicators Suggest
    Market Realistyesterday

    What NRG Energy’s Chart Indicators Suggest

    Currently, NRG Energy (NRG) stock is trading 8% above its 50-day average and 16% above its 200-day moving average. The stock’s large premium above its key support levels highlights its strength. NRG Energy’s 50-day moving average of ~$29.0 will likely act as a near-term support. NRG Energy is trading at $31.2 as of April 23.

  • Comparing NRG Energy’s Valuation to Its Peers
    Market Realistyesterday

    Comparing NRG Energy’s Valuation to Its Peers

    Currently, NRG Energy (NRG) is trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) valuation of ~12x—compared to its five-year historical average valuation of 11x. NRG Energy stock appears to be trading at a premium compared to its historical average.

  • Will NRG Energy Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates?
    Market Realistyesterday

    Will NRG Energy Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates?

    NRG Energy (NRG), a leading merchant power company, is scheduled to report its 1Q18 earnings on May 3. According to Wall Street analysts, NRG Energy is estimated to report an EPS (earnings per share) of $0.26 for the quarter ending on March 31. In the same quarter last year, the company reported an EPS of -$0.51.

  • These S&P 500 Utility Stocks Offer the Most Potential Upside
    Market Realistyesterday

    These S&P 500 Utility Stocks Offer the Most Potential Upside

    Weekly Review: What Could Power On Utility Stocks? NRG Energy (NRG), the leading merchant power player stock and one of the smallest components of the S&P 500 Utilities Index (XLU), has a mean price target of $36.50 against its current market price of $31.20, which indicates a potential upside of more than 17% for the next 12 months. Deutsche Bank raised NRG’s price target from $40.0 to $44.0 last week.

  • NextEra Energy Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates
    Market Realistyesterday

    NextEra Energy Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates

    NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility by market capitalization in the country, reported its 1Q18 earnings on April 24. The company’s strong performance continued in 1Q18. NextEra Energy reported an adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.94 for the reported quarter and beat consensus estimates. In the same quarter last year, NextEra Energy reported an EPS of $1.75.

  • These Sectors Drove Industrial Production Higher in March
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    These Sectors Drove Industrial Production Higher in March

    Are Tax Cuts and Deregulation Boosting Industrial Production? The Federal Reserve released the March industrial production report last week. The report indicated that industrial production rose 0.5% in March as compared to stellar growth of 1.1% in February.

  • How Top Utilities Are Currently Valued
    Market Realistyesterday

    How Top Utilities Are Currently Valued

    Dominion Energy (D), the third-biggest utility by market capitalization, appears to be trading at a discounted valuation to its historical average. Dominion Energy is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 20x, while its five-year average PE multiple is close to 24x.

  • Why Rising Treasury Yields Could Be Bad News for Utility Stocks
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why Rising Treasury Yields Could Be Bad News for Utility Stocks

    Weekly Review: What Could Power On Utility Stocks? As we discussed previously, the ten-year Treasury yield has risen significantly this year and peaked at 3.0% last week, its highest level in the last four years. Rising interest rates are a double whammy for utility investors.

  • Benzinga2 days ago

    3% Treasury Yield Triggers Puzzling Market Reaction

    Ten-year U.S. Treasury yields hit 3 percent on Tuesday for the first time since 2014, but the stock market hasn’t initially reacted the way investors might expect. What Happened The 10-year Treasury yield ...

  • What’s Next for Utilities as Treasury Yields Near Historic High?
    Market Realist2 days ago

    What’s Next for Utilities as Treasury Yields Near Historic High?

    Treasury yields surged last week on better-than-expected economic data. The ten-year Treasury yield touched 3.0%, which was its highest level since January 2014. The strength in the yields can be seen as negative for stocks, particularly utilities. Utility stocks and Treasury yields generally trade inversely to each other.

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    PSE&G's plan to replace gas pipes to increase residential bills 2%, add 3,200 jobs

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  • How Xcel Energy’s Dividend Profile Fared
    Market Realist6 days ago

    How Xcel Energy’s Dividend Profile Fared

    Currently, Xcel Energy (XEL) stock offers a dividend yield of 3.4%, which is much lower than broader utilities’ (XLU) average yield of ~4.2%. Barring a few exceptions, Xcel Energy has always traded at a discounted dividend yield compared to utilities’ average in the last five years. Xcel Energy has raised its dividends per share for the last 15 consecutive years.

  • Analyzing Xcel Energy’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Analyzing Xcel Energy’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    Currently, Xcel Energy (XEL) stock is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 20.0x—compared to its five-year historical average of 18x. Xcel Energy stock appears to be trading at a premium to its historical average valuation.

  • Xcel Energy Could Report Higher 1Q18 Earnings
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Xcel Energy Could Report Higher 1Q18 Earnings

    Xcel Energy (XEL) is scheduled to report its 1Q18 earnings on April 26, 2018. According to analysts, Xcel Energy is estimated to report an EPS (earnings per share) of $0.52 for the quarter ending on March 31, 2018. The estimates indicate more than a 10% increase YoY (year-over-year) in the company’s earnings compared to the EPS of $0.47 1Q17.

  • What Analysts Estimate for Dominion Energy
    Market Realist6 days ago

    What Analysts Estimate for Dominion Energy

    According to the Wall Street analyst consensus, Dominion Energy (D), the third-biggest utility, has an estimated upside of more than 12% for the next 12 months. The company has a mean target price of $74.4 compared to its current market price of $66.1.

  • Where Dominion Energy Stock Might Go from Here
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Where Dominion Energy Stock Might Go from Here

    Dominion Energy (D) stock continues to look weak in the near future considering its moving averages. Currently, Dominion Energy is trading 6% lower than its 50-day moving average and 14% lower than its 200-day moving average. The large discount to both of the key moving averages highlights the weakness in the stock. Dominion Energy’s 50-day moving average around $70.6 is expected to act as a resistance for the stock in the near term. It’s currently trading at $66.1.

  • How Dominion Energy Stock Is Valued ahead of 1Q18 Earnings
    Market Realist7 days ago

    How Dominion Energy Stock Is Valued ahead of 1Q18 Earnings

    Dominion Energy (D), the third-largest utility by market capitalization in the S&P 500 Utilities Index (XLU), is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) valuation multiple of 19x. The stock seems to be trading at a large discount compared to its five-year valuation average of 24x. Duke Energy (DUK) stock, the second-largest utility, is currently trading at a PE multiple of 21x, while renewables titan NextEra Energy (NEE) is trading at a PE multiple of 22x.

  • What Could Impact Dominion Energy’s 1Q18 Earnings?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    What Could Impact Dominion Energy’s 1Q18 Earnings?

    Analysts expect Richmond-based Dominion Energy (D) to report earnings of $1.06 per share for the quarter ended on March 31, 2018. In the comparable quarter last year, it reported earnings of $0.97 per share. The estimates represent an increase of more than 9% in its per-share earnings year-over-year.

  • How NextEra Energy Stock Is Valued Compared to Its Peers
    Market Realist7 days ago

    How NextEra Energy Stock Is Valued Compared to Its Peers

    Broader utilities (XLU) have been on a losing streak for the last few months after peaking in November 2017. NextEra Energy (NEE) is currently trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 22.0x against its five-year historical average PE of 21.0x. Thus, NextEra Energy stock seems to be trading at a premium to its historical average. NextEra Energy stock has rallied more than 5.0% while the broader utilities have corrected 2.0% so far this year.

  • Dominion’s SCANA Deal Looks More Uncertain ahead of 1Q18 Results
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Dominion’s SCANA Deal Looks More Uncertain ahead of 1Q18 Results

    Dominion Energy’s (D) ongoing merger with SCANA (SCG) hit another roadblock recently. According to a Bloomberg report dated April 19, 2018, the South Carolina state senate voted to reduce the money SCANA can collect from the ratepayers for a now-abandoned nuclear power project. Dominion Energy had earlier warned it would call off the deal if it’s prevented from recovering nuclear project costs from ratepayers.

  • D, SO, and NEE: Analysts Rate the Top Utility Stocks
    Market Realist8 days ago

    D, SO, and NEE: Analysts Rate the Top Utility Stocks

    According to Wall Street analysts’ estimates, NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility by market capitalization in the country, has a potential upside of more than ~5% going forward. NextEra Energy has a mean target price of $169.1. Currently, NextEra Energy is trading at $160.20.

  • Analysts’ Views on FirstEnergy Stock, Pre-1Q18 Earnings Release
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Analysts’ Views on FirstEnergy Stock, Pre-1Q18 Earnings Release

    Wall Street analysts’ mean target price for FirstEnergy (FE) is $36.14, whereas its current market price is $34.61, implying a potential upside of ~6% for the stock over the next 12 months. Among the 17 analysts tracking FirstEnergy, eight had recommended “hold,” three had recommended “strong buy,” and six had recommended “buy” as of April 17, 2018. There were no “sell” recommendations.