SPDR S&P Retail (NYSEARCA:XRT) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be given a dividend of 0.1962 per share by the exchange traded fund on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 15th. This is a positive change from SPDR S&P Retail’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.

SPDR S&P Retail (XRT) traded up $1.18 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $45.46. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,173,663 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,301,577. SPDR S&P Retail has a 12 month low of $37.72 and a 12 month high of $46.85.

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About SPDR S&P Retail

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.

Dividend History for SPDR S&P Retail (NYSEARCA:XRT)

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