Financial Select Sector SPDRFund (XLF)

XLF (n.a.:Financial Services) ETF
$23.68
pos +0.52
+2.25%
Today's Range: 23.59 - 23.81 | XLF Avg Daily Volume: 72,374,300
Last Update: 04/24/17 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 98,259,165
YTD Performance: -0.39%
Open: $23.69
Previous Close: $23.16
52 Week Range: $18.52 - $25.45
Oustanding Shares: 959,695,427
Market Cap: 22,456,872,992
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Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
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Moderate Buy
Hold
Moderate Sell
Strong Sell
Mean Rec. 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 0.00
Price Earnings Comparisons:
XLF Sector Avg. S&P 500
0.00 0.00 30.40
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.04% 22.33% 30.68%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net Income 0.00 0.00 0.00
EPS 0.00 0.00 0.00
Earnings for XLF:
EBITDA 0.00B
Revenue 0.00B
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Earnings Estimates data is not available for XLF.

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By

Doug Kass

 | Jan 5, 2017 | 10:48 AM EST
I continue to believe the domestic economy will disappoint and that the U.S. stock market will suffer as expectations for GDP and corporate profit growth remain too optimistic.
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Doug Kass

 | Dec 29, 2016 | 1:12 PM EST
I am pressing Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund  (XLF) short. …
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Doug Kass

 | Dec 29, 2016 | 10:21 AM EST
I'm shorting more Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) and PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) (My Top Pick for 2017).
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Doug Kass

 | Dec 28, 2016 | 4:52 PM EST
The U.S. dollar firmed making a multi-month high against the euro earlier in the day. Crude oil was flat, closing right on the figure of $54 a barrel. Gold rose $4, and I re-established my long this week, although it's still small. Ag commodities were schmeissed for the second day in a row: Wheat down $0.075, corn down $0.065, soybeans down $0.08 and oats down $0.01. Lumber rose by nearly $5. Bonds had a spirited rally with TLT up a beaner. Closing at $118.70 I went long for a trade at $117.30 yesterday in anticipation of a Friday rebalancing on the part of pension plans (selling stocks, buying bonds because of the large differential of performance). Sir Arthur Cashin mentioned as much as $35 billion in stocks to sell. Stay tuned. Some might have been taken off today. The yield on the 10-year and long bond fell by about 5 basis points. The 10-year is approaching 2.5% (a two-week low). The 2s/10s spread flattened by 2-3 bps to 1256 basis points. Municipal bonds were well bid but closed-end muni-bond funds continue to be sold (more tax selling likely). Junk bonds were lower but Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (BGB) went contra, up a large $0.10 to a recent high. I am not sure why the divergence because bank loan market didn't move much. Banks sold off and I re-established an Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) short. A contrarian pay and consistent with my bond market expectations over the next few months. See 15 Surprises here and here. Insurance stocks got schmeissed. I am long Hartford Financial (HIG) and short Metlife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) (recent Best Idea List inclusions). Net net I made out fine in the space. Autos sold off. I plan to be a buyer of General Motors (GM) in a general market correction. Old media was sold. IBM (IBM) , short, down a buck. I recently added. Energy shares lower despite an unchanged crude oil price. Consumer staples were lower, save my long Campbell Soup (CPB) (that acts like a champ). Retail broadly on sale. JC Penney (JCP) held up well -- and I re-established some January and May short put positions taking in premium on a stock I like and would buy at lower levels). Biotech stunk with Gilead Sciences (GILD)  and Celgene (CELG)  both weak. Best Ideas new member, AGN was up $3 and I named it my favorite large-cap long for next year. Speculative biotech was clipped, too (Intrexon (XON) , Sage (SAGE) and ACADIA Pharma
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Doug Kass

 | Dec 28, 2016 | 1:40 PM EST
I sold out my small  IPath SP 500 VIX Short Term FUT ETN  (VXX) long at about $24.30 just now. I see more attractive vehi …
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Ed Ponsi

 | Dec 27, 2016 | 9:00 AM EST
At this point, it's better to wait for a pullback than to overpay.
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Timothy Collins

 | Dec 16, 2016 | 11:38 AM EST
A couple of quick wins, a hedge/fade that didn't work, and 2 triggers not firing.
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Doug Kass

 | Dec 13, 2016 | 8:38 AM EST
From Katie Stockton at BTIG:
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Jim Collins

 | Dec 12, 2016 | 4:00 PM EST
There's a striking lack of volatility, and that's a flashing red warning signal.
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Timothy Collins

 | Dec 12, 2016 | 1:01 PM EST
The path for the Financial Select Sector Fund has been parabolic since the election.
Wendy's is extending last week's rally with another 2% of upside.  The stock is worki...
We have a nice win here, but want to stay on the name. SOLD HLF MAY 57.5 CALL AT 5 (in ...

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