S&P 500 Healthcare Sector SPDR (XLV)
$102.46 1.74 (1.67%)
19:59 EST XLV Stock Quote Delayed 15 Minutes
Previous Close $102.46
Market Cap 19.95B
PE Ratio -
Volume (Avg. Vol.) 15.96M
Day's Range 102.20 - 104.37
52-Week Range 84.65 - 105.08
Dividend & Yield 1.31 (1.28%)
XLV Stock Predictions, Articles, and S&P 500 Healthcare Sector SPDR News
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This morning, I'm recommending a bearish trade on the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLV).
As winter comes, bears are hibernating, giving way to a bull market. Want some evidence? Just look at the performance of small-cap stocks.
The recent ruling against Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) put some pressure on JNJ stock. Here’s a good way to prevent huge losses.
I want to avoid recommending too many bearish trades while we wait for the market to recover. That's why I'm recommending a bullish trade on HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP), a real estate investment trusts (REIT) that serves the healthcare industry.
Two weeks ago these SPDR ETFs told me that the rally was over. This is what they are telling me now. There are reasons to be bearish.
After its last earnings report, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) looks like a good target for a cheap ratio call debit spread.
Sector ETFs are useful for both short-term traders looking to capitalize on events or long-term investors after stability from a longer trend.
This morning, I am recommending a bullish trade on Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), the renal and hospital product provider.
To understand market moves, you need to understand what the underlying sectors are doing. These 6 SPDR ETFs and Amazon say the rally is over.
This morning, I am recommending a bullish trade on Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN), the bioprocessing company.
MRK stock and ABBV stock are promising healthcare stocks to invest in from the XLV fund. MRK is 6% of holdings and AbbVie makes up 3.5%.
This morning, I am recommending a bearish trade on Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX), the pharmaceutical company.
Economic growth is slowing, and these are some of the best ETFs for investors to consider for this shift of mode.
This morning I am recommending a bullish trade on the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLV).
Certain price levels in the S&P 500 sector SPDRs are more important than others, and an awareness of this can lead to profitable trading.
While traditional healthcare ETFs are not delivering jaw-dropping performances in the first quarter, there are some encouraging signs.
The best stocks to buy in the Trump years haven't been in the sectors he has boosted, but those he has attacked.
The best ETFs to buy comprise momentum plays and defensive moves, and will likely concentrate holdings in sectors that can beat the market.
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Thursday, shares of Healthcare companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.7% loss. Within that group, Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW) and Align Technology Inc (ALGN) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 5.3% and 2.9%, respectively..
Investors in The Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV) saw new options begin trading today, for the March 6th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the XLV options chain for the new March 6th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
Investors in The Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV) saw new options become available this week, for the September 18th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 240 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration..