ETF of The Day: Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) Declines 0.78% for Nov 30

November 30, 2016 - By Hazel Jackson   ·   0 Comments

Nov 30 is a negative day so far for Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.78% to hit $68.87 per share. The exchange traded fund has 13.56B net assets and 1.31% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 1.33 million shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 10.25 million over the last 30 days for Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV).

The ETF is -6.89% of its 52-Week High and 13.76% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.13. This year’s performance is -1.01% while this quarter’s performance is -5.54%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is -5.41%, the 1 year is -4.08% and the 3 year is 10.09%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 18.61, the price to book is 2.9, the price to sales is 1.56 and the price to cashflow is 13.17. It was started on 12/22/1998. The fund’s top holdings are: Johnson & Johnson Common Stock for 12.28% of assets, Pfizer Inc. Common Stock for 7.44%, Merck & Company Inc. Common St for 6.28%, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for 5.25%, Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares for 4.41%, Amgen Inc. for 4.09%, Gilead Sciences Inc. for 3.76%, AbbVie Inc. Common Stock for 3.51%, Allergan plc Ordinary Shares for 3.38%, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Co for 3.31%. The ETF sector weights are: Healthcare 97.47%, Industrials 1.85%, Technology 0.68%. The ETF currently as 1.65% yield.

More news for Health Care SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLV) were recently published by:, which released: “Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Stocks Mixed as Crude Oil Surges on OPEC Production …” on November 30, 2016.‘s article titled: “Valuation Dashboard: Healthcare – Update” and published on November 09, 2016 is yet another important article.

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Health Care Select Sector Index (the Index). The ETF has a market cap of $13.56 billion. The companies included in the Index are selected on the basis of general industry classification from a universe of companies defined by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Stock Index (S&P 500). It has a 5.33 P/E ratio. The Health Care Select Sector Index includes companies from the industries, such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare providers and services, healthcare equipment and supplies, biotechnology, life sciences tools and services, and healthcare technology.

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