Benzinga  May 23  Comment 
Tim Seymour said on CNBC's "Fast Money" that he would buy Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLK) and iShares Dow Jones Transport. Avg. (ETF) (NYSE: IYT) for the next six months. Karen Finerman owns Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund and...
Benzinga  May 22  Comment 
On CNBC's "Fast Money", Brian Kelly said that he would buy stocks if the market breaks out on the upside. He wants to wait for the market to prove itself first. If the breakout happens, he is going to buy SPDR KBW Regional Banking (ETF) (NYSE:...
Benzinga  Apr 20  Comment 
The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF) is up 1.28 percent on Thursday after the House of Representatives unveiled a proposed Dodd-Frank Act replacement bill called the Financial Choice Act. The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in 2010 and...
Benzinga  Apr 18  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money Final Trade, Tim Seymour said he would buy United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL). He explained that the sentiment is terrible, but he would buy the stock because its earnings results were good. Karen Finerman is a...
Benzinga  Apr 9  Comment 
On CNBC's Options Action, Dan Nathan shared with the viewers a bearish options strategy in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He explained that the banking stocks aren't performing well recently. The S&P 500 is trading close to its...
Benzinga  Apr 6  Comment 
Steve Sosnick of Interactive Brokers suggested on Bloomberg Markets that investors should consider a strangle options strategy in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He wants to buy the April 24.50 call and the April 23.50 put for a...
Benzinga  Mar 27  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...


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


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