XLU - Utilities Select Sector SPDR

Description: The Utilities Select Sector Index includes companies from the following industries: electric utilities; multi-utilities; independent power producers & energy traders; and gas utilities.

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XLU - Profile


Summary Data for XLU

52 Week Lo: $35.91 52 Week Hi: $44.36
AUM: $5,429.1 M Shares: 127.6 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 9,920,626 Avg. Volume (3 month) 11,135,491
Filings Data as of:

XLU - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Duke Energy Corporation DUK: 9.03%
  2. NextEra Energy Inc NEE: 8.03%
  3. Dominion Resources Inc D: 7.64%
  4. Southern Co SO: 7.40%
  5. Exelon Corp EXC: 5.37%
  6. American Electric Power Co Inc AEP: 4.93%
  7. Sempra Energy SRE: 4.55%
  8. PPL Corp PPL: 4.32%
  9. PG&E Corp PCG: 4.06%
  10. Edison International EIX: 3.62%
%Assets in Top 10: 58.96%
Total Holdings: 31.0

XLU Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 99.89%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.11%
Other 0.0%

XLU Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Utilities 99.89%
Financial Services 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Industrials 0.0%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Technology 0.0%

XLU Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 65.7%
Medium 34.19%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

XLU Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
U.S. 99.89%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 99.89%
Emerging 0.0%

XLU Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United States 99.89%
Other 0.11%
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XLU - Fact Sheet

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XLU - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of XLU relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

XLU - Fundamentals

XLU Performance

1 Week Return: 0.66%
2 Week Return: -2.48%
4 Week Return: 0.21%
13 Week Return: -2.14%
26 Week Return: 5.90%
YTD Return: 13.93%
1 Year Return: 14.74%
3 Year Return: 38.07%
5 Year Return: 70.29%

XLU Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.16%
  • Category: Utilities Equities
  • Category Range: 0.12% to 0.85%
  • Category Average: 0.55%

XLU Valuation

P/E Ratio: 16.09
Beta: 1.59
20 Day Moving Average: $42.83
60 Day Moving Average: $42.49

XLU Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.48
Dividend Date: 2014-06-20
Dividend: $0.37
Annual Dividend Yield %: 3.47%

XLU Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 65.08%
20 Day Volatility: 13.68%
50 Day Volatility: 14.15%
200 Day Volatility: 13.83%
Standard Deviation: 2.43%

XLU - Technicals

XLU Technicals

20 Day MA: $42.83
60 Day MA: $42.49
MACD 15 Period: -0.35
MACD 100 Period: 0.12
Williams % Range 10 Day: 74.67
Williams % Range 20 Day: 74.67
RSI 10 Day: 47
RSI 20 Day: 50
RSI 30 Day: 51
Ultimate Oscillator: 50

XLU Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $42.18
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $43.33
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $42.20
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $43.43
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $41.28
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $43.68

XLU Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $42.31
Support Level 2: $42.09
Resistance Level 1: $42.67
Resistance Level 2: $42.81

XLU Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 57.68
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 43.76
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 50.99
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 45.56

XLU Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 65.08%
20 Day Volatility: 13.68%
50 Day Volatility: 14.15%
200 Day Volatility: 13.83%
Standard Deviation: 2.43%

XLU - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

XLU is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Utilities Select Sector Index. The Utilities Select Sector Index includes companies from the following industries: electric utilities; multi-utilities; independent power producers & energy traders; and gas utilities.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Utilities Equities 0.16 1998-12-16 State Street SPDR ETF +13.93%

XLU Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+
Expenses A
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for XLU on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Utilities Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

XLU Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
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ETFdb Analyst Report for XLU

This Sector SPDR is one of the most popular options for investors looking to gain exposure to the U.S. utilities sector, a corner of the domestic stock market known for relatively low volatility and relatively high distribution yields. As such, a fund like XLU might be useful for establishing low...

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