XLV - Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
102.18
+0.50 (+0.49%)
At close: 4:00PM EST

102.64 +0.46 (0.45%)
Pre-Market: 4:27AM EST

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Previous Close101.68
Open101.98
Bid102.29 x 3200
Ask102.44 x 2200
Day's Range101.70 - 102.58
52 Week Range84.65 - 105.08
Volume6,927,423
Avg. Volume7,968,956
Net Assets20.07B
NAV101.69
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.16%
YTD Daily Total Return-0.23%
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.86
Expense Ratio (net)0.13%
Inception Date1998-12-16
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