Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLV) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 18,329,218 shares, a growth of 23.1% from the October 31st total of 14,895,441 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,673,423 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days.

Shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund stock traded down $1.77 during trading on Monday, hitting $87.19. 22,011,971 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,330,784. Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund has a 1-year low of $78.74 and a 1-year high of $96.06.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of XLV. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group lifted its holdings in shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund by 4.5% during the 3rd quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 8,490 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $808,000 after purchasing an additional 368 shares in the last quarter. Condor Capital Management lifted its holdings in shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund by 5.6% during the 3rd quarter. Condor Capital Management now owns 10,482 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $997,000 after purchasing an additional 557 shares in the last quarter. M Holdings Securities Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund by 15.3% during the 2nd quarter. M Holdings Securities Inc. now owns 4,243 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $354,000 after purchasing an additional 562 shares in the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund by 18.8% during the 3rd quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 3,576 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $340,000 after purchasing an additional 565 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boltwood Capital Management lifted its holdings in shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund by 3.8% during the 3rd quarter. Boltwood Capital Management now owns 15,470 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,471,000 after purchasing an additional 571 shares in the last quarter.

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Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund Company Profile

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Health Care Select Sector Index (the Index). The companies included in the Index are selected on the basis of general industry classification from a universe of companies defined by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Stock Index (S&P 500).

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