Benzinga  Jul 12  Comment 
The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF) rally over the past month has been put on pause this week after Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave some relatively dovish commentary in front of Congress this week. In her testimony, Yellen said interest...
Benzinga  Jul 11  Comment 
Jim Strugger of MKM Holdings recommended on Bloomberg Markets a bullish options trade in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He thinks that the financials could trade higher after the earnings and he wants to buy the October 26 call...
Benzinga  Jul 5  Comment 
The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF), widely viewed as one of this year's most disappointing sector exchange-traded funds, has recently shown signs of momentum. Over the past week, XLF, the largest ETF dedicated to the financial...
Benzinga  Jun 14  Comment 
On CNBC's "Fast Money", traders spoke about stocks in the financial sector that should be bought ahead the stress test next week. Tim Seymour thinks that Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) and Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) should be bought. See Also:...
Benzinga  Jun 11  Comment 
On CNBC's "Options Action", Dan Nathan recommended a bearish options trade in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). The stock moved almost 4 percent higher in the last three trading sessions and Nathan thinks it would be a good idea to...
Benzinga  Jun 4  Comment 
Speaking on Bloomberg Markets, Steve Sosnick of Interactive Brokers suggested an options strategy in Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF). He wants to purchase the July 23 put for $0.35 to hedge a long position in the financial sector,...
Benzinga  May 31  Comment 
Pete Najarian recommended on CNBC's "Fast Money Final Trade" a long position in Visa Inc (NYSE: V). Tim Seymour is a buyer of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA). Dan Nathan wants to sell Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF)....
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...


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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