Technology sector

XLK – S&P 500 Technology Sector SPDR ETF Price

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Summary quote table

The Summary Quote table displays instant quote data. When available, the Cboe BZX exchange’s bid and ask information is updated as new data is received. The volume is also updated, but it is the delayed consolidated volume of the symbol exchange. Quote table data fields include:

  • high/low day: The highest and lowest transaction price for the current trading session.
  • Open: The opening price of the current trading session is plotted on the High/Low histogram for the day.
  • Previous Close: The closing price of the previous trading session.
  • Offer: The last bid price and the bid size.
  • Ask: The last asking price and the requested size.
  • Volume: The total number of shares or contracts traded during the current trading session.
  • Average volume: The average number of shares traded in the last 20 days.
  • Alpha weighted: A measure of the rise or fall of a stock or commodity over a period of one year. The bar chart takes this alpha and weights it, giving more weight to recent activity and less (factor 0.5) to activity at the start of the period. Thus, weighted alpha is a measure of one-year growth emphasizing the most recent price activity.

Chart Snapshot

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Price performance

This section shows highs and lows over the past 1, 3 and 12 month periods. Click the “See more” link to view the full performance report page with extensive historical information.

Fund Basics

For ETFs, this section includes key fund statistics, with a link to find out more.

  • Fund family: Links to the website of the family of the fund manager.
  • Assets under management: The total amount of assets (K$) controlled by the ETF.
  • Market capitalization: The market capitalization or market value of a stock is simply the market value of all outstanding shares. It is calculated by multiplying the market price by the number of shares outstanding. For example, a publicly traded company with 10 million shares outstanding that trade at $10 each would have a market capitalization of $100 million.
  • Outstanding shares: Outstanding common stock reported by the company on Form 10-Q or 10-K.
  • 60 month beta: Coefficient that measures the volatility of a stock’s returns relative to the market (S&P 500). It is based on a 60-month historical regression of the stock’s return on the return of the S&P 500.
  • Price/Book: A financial ratio used to compare the current market price of a company to its book value.
  • Price/Benefit: Last closing price divided by earnings per share based on the last 12 months. Businesses with negative revenues receive an “NE”.
  • Annual dividend and yield: The annual dividend rate (the last twelve months) and the yield, calculated from the last dividend. The dividend rate is the portion of a company’s earnings paid out to shareholders, expressed in dollars that each share receives (dividends per share). The yield is the amount of dividends paid per share, divided by the closing price.
  • Most recent dividend: The most recent dividend paid and the date of the most recent dividend.
  • Sectors: Links to the industry groups and/or SIC codes in which the ETF is located.
Overview of options

Highlights important summary options statistics to provide a forward-looking indication of investor sentiment.

  • Implied volatility: The average implied volatility (IV) of the nearest monthly options contract. IV is a forward-looking prediction of the likelihood of the underlying asset’s price move, with a higher IV meaning the market expects a large price move, and a lower IV meaning the market expects that the price of the underlying asset remains within the current trading range.
  • Historical volatility over 30 days: The average deviation from the average price over the last 30 days. Historical volatility is a measure of how quickly the underlying security has changed in price over time.
  • IV percentile: The percentage of days with IV closing below the current IV value during the previous year. A high IV percentile means that the current IV is at a higher level than for most of the past year. This would occur after a period of significant price movement, and a high IV percentile can often predict an upcoming price reversal in the market.
  • Rank IV: The current IV compared to the highest and lowest values ​​over the last year. If the IV rank is 100%, it means the VI is at its highest level in the last year and may mean the market is overbought.
  • high IV: The highest IV reading in the past year and the date it occurred.
  • Low IV: The lowest IV reading in the last year and the date it happened.
  • Buy/Sell Volume Report: The total Put/Call volume ratio for all options contracts (across all expiration dates). A high put/call ratio can mean the market is oversold because more traders are buying puts than calls, and a low put/call ratio can mean the market is overbought because more traders are buying calls than puts.
  • Volume today: The total volume of all options contracts (across all expiration dates) traded during the current session.
  • Average volume (30 days): The average volume of all option contracts (across all expiration dates) for the last 30 days.
  • IO Put/Call Ratio: The put/call open interest ratio for all options contracts (on all expiration dates).
  • Today’s Open Interest: The total open interest for all option contracts (across all expiration dates).
  • Open Int (30 days): The average total open interest for all option contracts (across all expiration dates) for the last 30 days.
Histogram Technical Notice

The Barchart Technical Opinion widget shows you the overall opinion of today’s Barchart along with general information on how to interpret the short and long term signals. Unique to Barchart.com, Opinions analyzes a stock or commodity using 13 popular analyzes over short, medium and long term time frames. Results are interpreted as buy, sell or hold signals, each with numerical odds and summarized with an overall buy or sell percentage odds. After each calculation, the program assigns a buy, sell, or hold value to the study, depending on where the price falls in relation to the common interpretation of the study. For example, a price above its moving average is usually considered an uptrend or a buy.

A symbol will receive one of the following overall ratings:

  • strong purchase (greater than “66% purchase”)
  • To buy (greater than or equal to “33% purchase” and less than or equal to “66% purchase”)
  • Low buy (“0% purchase” to “33% purchase”)
  • Hold
  • strong sale (greater than “66% sale”)
  • Sale (greater than or equal to “33% sale” and less than or equal to “66% sale”)
  • Low sale (“0% sale” to “33% sale”)

The current reading of Stochastic over 14 days The indicator is also taken into account in the interpretation. The following information is displayed when the following conditions are met:

  • If the 14-day Stochastic %K is above 90 and the overall opinion is a buy, the following message will be displayed: “The market is in high overbought territory. Beware of a trend reversal.”
  • If the 14-day Stochastic %K is above 80 and the overall opinion is a buy, the following message will be displayed: “The market is approaching overbought territory. Watch for a trend reversal.”
  • If the 14-day Stochastic %K is below 10 and the overall opinion is a sell, the following message is displayed: “The market is in oversold territory. Beware of a trend reversal.”
  • If the 14-day Stochastic %K is below 20 and the overall opinion is a sell, the following message is displayed: “Market is approaching oversold territory. Watch for a trend reversal.”
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