Short Interest in SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) Increases By 24.5%
SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 29,254,572 shares, an increase of 24.5% from the September 14th total of 23,506,743 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,280,955 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.5 days.
Shares of NYSEARCA:XRT opened at $47.42 on Friday. SPDR S&P Retail ETF has a 52-week low of $38.69 and a 52-week high of $52.96.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 24th were issued a $0.1594 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 21st. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.34%.
SPDR S&P Retail ETF Company Profile
SPDR S&P Retail ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the performance of the S&P Retail Select Industry Index (the Index). The Index is an equal weighted market cap index. The Index represents the retail sub-industry portion of the S&P Total Market Index. The Fund invests in industries, such as apparel retail, automotive retail, food retail, department stores, Internet retail, general merchandise stores, drug retail, and hypermarkets and super centers.
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