Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLE) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 40,528,243 shares, an increase of 37.9% from the August 31st total of 29,399,401 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 18,543,611 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days.

Shares of Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLE) opened at 70.61 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $69.14 and its 200-day moving average is $66.84. Energy Select Sector SPDR has a 12 month low of $49.93 and a 12 month high of $71.94.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 20th were given a dividend of $0.4105 per share. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 16th.

About Energy Select Sector SPDR

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Energy Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries oil, gas and consumable fuels, and energy equipment and services.

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