Benzinga  3 hrs ago  Comment 
The stock market was lower last week as the Republican Party failed to come together and pass new healthcare legislation. The S&P 500 was down 1.2 percent on Tuesday, dropping 29 points from its previous close of $2,373 to $2,344. This was its...
Benzinga  Mar 7  Comment 
Eddy Elfenbein, the editor of the popular Crossing Wall Street blog and Evercore's Rich Ross were guests on CNBC's "Trading Nation" segment and made a strong case for owning the financial sector ETF, the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:...
Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report, Jon Najarian spoke about big put options volume in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Health Care SPDR (ETF)(NYSE: XLV). He said traders were buying puts aggressively in Caterpillar and puts outnumbered calls 2...
Benzinga  Feb 6  Comment 
Financial services stocks and exchange-traded funds have been in rally mode since President Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. Part of the reason for that was Trump's vow to undo some of the post-financial crisis regulatory burden...
Benzinga  Feb 5  Comment 
Alan Knuckman of Bulls-Eye Option spoke on Bloomberg Markets about a bullish options trade in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He thinks the financial stocks could trade higher on the news of financial deregulation. To make a...
Benzinga  Feb 1  Comment 
Nearly 246,000 jobs were added to the private sector in January, according to Wednesday's ADP report. The figure is the second highest since January 2016 and heralds a growth rate of about 63 percent over December’s 151,000 new jobs. "The...
Benzinga  Jan 31  Comment 
Joe Tigay of Equity Armor Investments spoke on Bloomberg Markets about his options trading idea in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He said the ETF rallied after the election on expectations of less regulations and lower tax...
Benzinga  Jan 12  Comment 
Dan Nathan said on CNBC's Options Action that the best way to protect gains in individual financial stocks is by purchasing put options in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He explained that the ETF is useful for hedging...
Forbes  Dec 5  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), which added 34,550,000 units, or a 3.7% increase week over week. Among the...
Benzinga  Nov 15  Comment 
Speaking on Bloomberg Markets, Kevin Kelly of Recon Capital Partners said that investors should consider hedging a long position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) after a sharp move higher. He added that he would also consider a short position...


Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF)


A wide array of diversified financial service firms are featured in this sector with business lines ranging from investment management to commercial and investment banking. Among the companies included in the Index are JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and BankAmerica Corp.


Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Inception Date - 12/16/1998
  • Exchange – NYSE
  • Index Ticker – XLF
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – XLF.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.21%

Top Holdings

' Name Symbol Index Weight
1 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM 12.32%
2 Bank of America Corp. BAC 9.79%
3 Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 9.66%
4 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. GS 6.43%
5 Citigroup Inc. C 3.99%
7 U.S. Bancorp USB 3.32%
8 American Express Co. AXP 2.97%
9 Bank of New York Mellon Corp. BK 2.41%
10 MetLife Inc. MET 2.14%
Holdings as of 23/10/2009


  1. [ http://www.sectorspdr.com/eqsnaps/?do=snapshot&symbol=XLF - Overview of Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF)]
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