Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund

NYSEARCA: XLU
$61.19
+$0.77 (+1.3%)
Closing price June 5, 2020
Hopes for a political agreement on how to stimulate the U.S. economy has provided a boost to downtrodden utility stocks.
Paul Ausick
It seems almost impossible and even feels treasonous to consider that utilities could potentially have problems with their dividends.
Jon C. Ogg
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has previewed earnings for the electric utilities, and the firm sees upside in several companies.
Jon C. Ogg
While investors have jumped into defensive stocks and defensive strategies for too long to easily recount, those defensive strategies are far from attractive if a trade deal with China is going to...
Jon C. Ogg
These 12 exchange-traded funds can help even the smallest of retail investors avoid losing their shirts, or even make a profit, during uncertainty in the next major sell-off or stock market crash.
Jon C. Ogg
AEP used to be a top value stock with a monster dividend yield when it was named as a stock to own for the next decade. That doesn't mean the period from 2020 to 2030 should expect a repeat...
Jon C. Ogg
When times become uncertain, investors who have to maintain exposure to the stock market tend to look for defensive sectors. One of the most defensive of them all, with safety and predictability of...
Jon C. Ogg
Investors looking for a safe place to invest that offers good yields with little volatility should take a look at these utilities ETFs.
Paul Ausick
24/7 Wall St. has come up with its own view on earnings season by sector, along with relative performance on the top exchange traded funds for those sectors.
Jon C. Ogg
This year has not been very kind to the utilities sector, ahead of the Federal Reserve's expected interest rate hike cycle into 2016.
Jon C. Ogg
Institutions and retail investors alike have been exiting the utilities for the better part of the past 60 days in order to be out ahead of the coming Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes.
Chris Lange
Change is in the air after the midterm elections have swung the balance of power back to the Republican party in Congress.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Jon OggBob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager of Nuveen Asset Management, is out with his ten predictions for 2014. His predictions are followed by many, and he scored...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockCredit Suisse has shown a very mixed report on its coverage of utilities on Tuesday. We have seen one very positive call on Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU), followed by caution in...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: thinkstockInvestors almost always worry about a stock market crash, but when headwinds start to look stronger than the positive forces, they really start to worry that the rug can get yanked...
Jon C. Ogg, Lee Jackson