SPDR S&P Transportation ETFFund
- Change -0.54 (-1.2%)
- Volume 0.02 M
3:59 PM EDT Apr 29, 2016
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- Assets $307.2M
- Expense Ratio 0.35%
- Yield 0.58%
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US Equity ETF
SPDR S&P Transportation ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective is to replicate as closely as possible the performance of the S&P Transportation Select Industry Index.
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09-21-2015 03:59 PM by Tom Lydon
As the U.S. economy continues to chug along, air freight and logistics industries could capitalize on the continued expansion. While there are not exchange traded funds that track these specific sub-markets, ETF investors can still target the broader transportation sector. For...
09-18-2015 03:07 PM by Tom Lydon
Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are among large investors who like the growth potential of the railroad industry. While there are no railroad-specific exchange traded funds available, ETF investors can still track the sub-sector through the broader transportation theme. For insta...
09-02-2015 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
State Street's (NYSE: STT) State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the third-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said it will split of its 10 industry ETFs, including popular funds such as the SPDR Pharmaceuticals ETF (NYSEArca: XPH) and the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSEA...
08-04-2015 04:15 PM by Tom Lydon
The airline industry has been stuck on the tarmac this year, but the sector-related exchange traded fund could take off as profits soar on revenue growth and lower input costs. "S&P Capital IQ thinks that airline execs have learned from past costly mistakes on adding too m...
06-23-2015 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Over the past three months, the iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT), the ETF proxy for the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index, has tumbled more than 8% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is off just 0.6% IYT's equal-weight rival, the SPDR S&P Transpo...
06-17-2015 02:21 PM by Todd Shriber
Over the past three months, the iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT), the ETF proxy for the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index, has tumbled more than 9% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is off just 0.8%. Wednesday's 3.6% drop in shares of package delive...
05-14-2015 03:13 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors can capitalize on a shifting market and changing business cycles through sector-specific exchange traded fund plays. On the recent webcast, Strategizing with Sectors, Jared Rowley, Research Strategist for State Street Global Advisors, pointed out that different secto...
05-08-2015 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
With the PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEArca: UUP) down 3.7% over the past month, considering sector exchange traded funds that often respond positively to a strong greenback might seem nonsensical. Then again, it would be unreasonable to expect the dollar ...
04-16-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Aided by last year's plunge in oil prices, transportation stocks and exchange traded funds were stellar performers, but oil's recent resurgence is dealing a blow to once high-flying airline and railroad stocks. Data out Wednesday show oil inventories jumped to record highs for...
04-02-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Airline industry and sector-related exchange traded funds could hit some headwinds as a strong dollar, rising overseas capacity and fuel prices could impede their path. Michael Linenberg, an analyst with Deutsche Bank, lowered his outlook on American Airlines (NYSE: AAL), Delt...
03-19-2015 02:35 PM by Tom Lydon
While the airline industry and related transportation exchange traded funds have benefited from cheap oil prices, rising energy costs could dampen the rosy outlook. There are currently no airline-specific ETFs on the market, but investors can still gain exposure to the sub-sec...
03-19-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The recent pullback in the the transportation sector-related exchange traded fund may have been temporary and provided a buying opportunity for some. The iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT), which tracks the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index, dipped 0.4% year-t...
03-16-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Transportation stocks and related exchange traded funds are gaining speed as shippers keep costs down through intermodal transport options. "When you look at the market analysis, the industry analysis, one thing that we do know is that intermodal connectivity is the growth for...
01-23-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
With fuel costs at their lowest in over five years, airplane-related transportation exchange traded funds could continue to soar during a typically slow period for vacationing. While there are no longer any airline industry-specific ETFs on the market - although, that may be s...
01-06-2015 08:20 AM by Todd Shriber
Industry and sector exchange traded funds continue to gain popularity, and more importantly, assets. That theme was on full display in December eight of 10 sectors saw inflows to the corresponding ETFs. Only industrial and materials ETFs saw outflows in December and the same i...
01-05-2015 01:56 PM by Max Chen
After the Guggenheim airline exchange traded fund was grounded back in 2013, investment interest for airliners soared in 2014, and now ETF Series Solutions, a white label ETF service provider, is bringing back the sub-sector theme. According to a recent Securities and Exchange...
12-27-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
It has been a decent though not awe-inspiring year for the industrial sector. The Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLI), the largest industrial sector exchange traded fund, is up nearly 10%, trailing the 13% gain for the S&P 500. That ranks XLI sixth among the nine...
12-11-2014 12:58 PM by Todd Shriber
Oil prices are tumbling and that is excellent news for airline stocks, a scenario of which many investors are already aware. Year-to-date, shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) are up nearly 70%. Shares of Southwest (NYSE: LUV) have more than doubled. United Continental (NYSE:...
12-05-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The U.S. economy will strengthen from falling crude oil prices as consumers are left with more spending money to spread around, with airline, automobile and retail sector-related exchange traded funds to likely benefit the most. "Low oil prices, which in turn have sent gas pri...
12-04-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The U.S. oil boom has helped business flow through railways, lifting transportation sector-related exchange traded funds. However, if oil prices continue to fall, railway companies can also suffer. Year-to-date, the iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) increased ...
11-14-2014 02:00 PM by Max Chen
Transportation sector exchange traded funds have been among the best performers since the mid-October lows and could continue gaining speed as cheaper oil prices cut down on fuel costs and leave consumers with more cash to spend on goods. Over the past month, the iShares Trans...
10-02-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
After U.S. health officials announced the first confirmed Ebola patient who flew to Dallas from Liberia, transportation-sector exchange traded funds plunged Wednesday, with airline stocks under heavy pressure. While there are no longer any airline-specific ETFs on the market, ...
09-22-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Although there has been ample talk of the tussle between State Street's (NYSE: STT) State Street Global Advisors unit and Vanguard to be the second-largest U.S. ETF sponsor, a spot for now retained by SSgA, proper treatment of that battle cannot ignore some advantages held by SSg...
08-18-2014 03:45 PM by Max Chen
The falling oil prices are providing airline stocks, along with related transportation sector exchange traded funds, an unexpected tailwind. While there are no airline-specific ETFs on the market, the iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) and the SPDR S&P Tran...
07-03-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
After years of belt tightening, Americans are now opening up their wallets. As spending rises, travel and discretionary-related exchange traded funds could experience continued strength. Over the July 4 weekend, about 34.8 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more...
06-19-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
The two major transportation exchange traded funds were not among the 140 ETFs that made new highs on Wednesday, but the duo are knocking on the door of doing just that. Increased strength in the industrial sector is serving as a positive catalyst for shares of airlines, railr...
05-15-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Seasoned dividend investors have never confused airline stocks with consumer staples, utilities or any number of other well-traveled dividend destinations. Saddled with the always present and massive fuel and labor costs, airlines seemingly have built-in excuses for being bigg...
05-01-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Helped by solid batch of earnings from airlines not named United Continental (NYSE: UAL), the iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) posted a modest April gain, finishing the month within striking distance of its all-time high. Railroad and trucking earnings have a...
04-23-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
Fans and followers of the Dow Theory will be excited to know the iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) touched an intra-day, all-time high Tuesday on volume that was nearly 21% above the daily average for the trailing three months. "For technicians, the century-ol...
04-22-2014 03:31 PM by Tom Lydon
A transportation sector exchange traded fund is trading at a new all-time high after a strong turnaround in the Richmond Fed's manufacturing index helped the transportation stocks pick up speed. The iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) was up 1.0% Tuesday, tradin...
03-24-2014 03:20 PM by Max Chen
Transportation sector exchange traded funds plowed through crippling winter conditions, outperforming the broader stock market so far this year. The iShares Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) has gained 2.1% year-to-date while the SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (NYSEA...
03-29-2013 06:34 AM by Tom Lydon
Despite some close calls over March, especially with new rumblings out of Europe and Cyprus, the equities markets and stock exchange traded funds steered back into a bullish streak, closing the month and first quarter on historical highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average poste...
02-08-2012 09:58 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Yesterday in options trading we saw an influx of bearish put buyers in iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average (NYSEArca: IYT) as the exchange traded fund itself traded very heavy volume over 1 million shares versus its typical average. IYT has slightly lagged the broad U.S. ...
11-30-2011 04:38 PM by Tom Lydon
Closely watched transportation shares and exchange traded funds have rallied this week on central bank liquidity measures and hopes the economic picture is brightening. "The domestic transportation sector is a widely perceived leading indicator of the U.S. economy. While some ...
01-28-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
New exchange traded funds (ETFs) set to premier over the next few weeks include a new round of sector funds, volatility funds and a set of overseas ETFs. Global X is planning four international, primarily large-cap ETFs that would add to the company's recent move into broader...