SPDR Technology ETF

XLK-N

NYSEARCA:XLK

85.18
2.23 (2.69%)

Analysis and Opinions about XLK-N

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BUY
BUY
February 11, 2020

In late-2018, FB kicked off the selling in FANGs. He was happy about that--he picked up cheap stocks. XLK has done very well for him and he's long held it.

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SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N)
February 11, 2020

In late-2018, FB kicked off the selling in FANGs. He was happy about that--he picked up cheap stocks. XLK has done very well for him and he's long held it.

BUY
BUY
December 17, 2019
An ETF with Microsoft as a major holding? This is the obvious choice. But he cautions over the American market in general in the next few years. Also, the American public has been looking at tech companies with suspicion. Instead of tech, he'd look at banks.
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SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N)
December 17, 2019
An ETF with Microsoft as a major holding? This is the obvious choice. But he cautions over the American market in general in the next few years. Also, the American public has been looking at tech companies with suspicion. Instead of tech, he'd look at banks.
COMMENT
COMMENT
October 29, 2019
The granddaddy of them all. It's market-cap weighted, so the top 10 holdings amount to around 40-50% of this ETF. Overall, tech is not a bad sector; there is good growth and strong balance sheets. To avoid market-cap weighting, consider RYT: the equal-weight tech index which gives you far broader diversification with the top 10 holding amounting to only 16% of this ETF.
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The granddaddy of them all. It's market-cap weighted, so the top 10 holdings amount to around 40-50% of this ETF. Overall, tech is not a bad sector; there is good growth and strong balance sheets. To avoid market-cap weighting, consider RYT: the equal-weight tech index which gives you far broader diversification with the top 10 holding amounting to only 16% of this ETF.
COMMENT
COMMENT
September 30, 2019

A tech ETF to anchor a portfolio? It's a little late to get into tech; tech has had its run. You're late to the party. KLX could anchor, dominated by Apple and Microsoft, but why not buy Apple instead?

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SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N)
September 30, 2019

A tech ETF to anchor a portfolio? It's a little late to get into tech; tech has had its run. You're late to the party. KLX could anchor, dominated by Apple and Microsoft, but why not buy Apple instead?

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DON'T BUY
May 13, 2019
It tracks the tech sector in the US. We are late stages and the US market is the most expensive in the world. He would prefer something different – see Top Picks.
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It tracks the tech sector in the US. We are late stages and the US market is the most expensive in the world. He would prefer something different – see Top Picks.
COMMENT
COMMENT
January 2, 2019
A tech ETF recommendation? He likes XLK-N, which has all the big players and of course QQQ-Q and the ZQQ-T. It depends on whether you want a particular skew in Apple, Facebook, etc. The QQQ-Q provides the best diversification he thinks.
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A tech ETF recommendation? He likes XLK-N, which has all the big players and of course QQQ-Q and the ZQQ-T. It depends on whether you want a particular skew in Apple, Facebook, etc. The QQQ-Q provides the best diversification he thinks.
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DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
November 5, 2018
XIT-T vs. XLK-T. XIT-T is a market cap ETF. XLK-T is very diversified. XIT-T will be much more volatile. He would choose XLK-T because of diversification. The top has been in place for a while so he would be worried about them both. He would stay away, but choose XLK-T if his arm was twisted.
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XIT-T vs. XLK-T. XIT-T is a market cap ETF. XLK-T is very diversified. XIT-T will be much more volatile. He would choose XLK-T because of diversification. The top has been in place for a while so he would be worried about them both. He would stay away, but choose XLK-T if his arm was twisted.
COMMENT
COMMENT
September 21, 2018

Sell XLK to buy XLC? Don’t. Rather than reduce XLK, you may want to rebalance it down. Just buy Google and Facebook, because they’re the dominant ones. Do you really want Verizon in there? ETFs are a great vehicle, but if you take the time to look at the holdings with weightings, why pay someone else to buy something you can buy yourself.

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SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N)
September 21, 2018

Sell XLK to buy XLC? Don’t. Rather than reduce XLK, you may want to rebalance it down. Just buy Google and Facebook, because they’re the dominant ones. Do you really want Verizon in there? ETFs are a great vehicle, but if you take the time to look at the holdings with weightings, why pay someone else to buy something you can buy yourself.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 6, 2018

Technology this year has outperformed everything. He thinks that Technology is facing headwinds going forward in the way of more regulation as they are seen as monopolistic giants abusing their power. He thinks this ETF is going to do OK but there is more value in other sectors. The GICS classification is changing a little and telecommunications is moving to the communications sector, so this ETF will be affected. High liquid, low cost highly efficient way to get exposure to the sector.

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September 6, 2018

Technology this year has outperformed everything. He thinks that Technology is facing headwinds going forward in the way of more regulation as they are seen as monopolistic giants abusing their power. He thinks this ETF is going to do OK but there is more value in other sectors. The GICS classification is changing a little and telecommunications is moving to the communications sector, so this ETF will be affected. High liquid, low cost highly efficient way to get exposure to the sector.

BUY
BUY
August 31, 2018

Technology is a growth sector, which mitigates the seasonal fluctuations. Above average growth this year. Seasonal strength between October and end of year. Tech will benefit from cyclicality and push higher to end of the year.

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Technology is a growth sector, which mitigates the seasonal fluctuations. Above average growth this year. Seasonal strength between October and end of year. Tech will benefit from cyclicality and push higher to end of the year.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
February 28, 2018

(A Top Pick March 30/17, Up 29%) You must be in the U.S. and in tech. She'll stay with it. Likes companies that offer dividend growth.

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SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N)
February 28, 2018

(A Top Pick March 30/17, Up 29%) You must be in the U.S. and in tech. She'll stay with it. Likes companies that offer dividend growth.

COMMENT
COMMENT
December 27, 2017

QQQ-Q vs XLK-N QQQ is NASDAQ, XLK is technology. You’re going to find a lot of overlap. One thing with QQQ is BMO has the Canadian Dollar edged version, the ZQQ-T. Take a look at the website of the ETFs companies and see what weightings are and pick the one you want. Both are excellent. QQQ has some Bio stocks and a whole bunch of other stuff. For a straight technology play he would choose XLK. If you want more diversification go with QQQ.

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December 27, 2017

QQQ-Q vs XLK-N QQQ is NASDAQ, XLK is technology. You’re going to find a lot of overlap. One thing with QQQ is BMO has the Canadian Dollar edged version, the ZQQ-T. Take a look at the website of the ETFs companies and see what weightings are and pick the one you want. Both are excellent. QQQ has some Bio stocks and a whole bunch of other stuff. For a straight technology play he would choose XLK. If you want more diversification go with QQQ.

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PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
December 19, 2017

(A Top Pick Oct 27/17 Up 4%.) Has done very well in 2017. We saw a correction take place back in November and that actually happens on a fairly regular basis. They exited the sector and then recently came back into it. They are looking to stay in this sector until at least the end of mid-January, if the markets corrects, he would consider exiting, but we are in a seasonal strength period for technology from October 10th until January 17th. Companies tends to spend more of their budget on technology at this time of the year driving the sector up.

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SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N)
December 19, 2017

(A Top Pick Oct 27/17 Up 4%.) Has done very well in 2017. We saw a correction take place back in November and that actually happens on a fairly regular basis. They exited the sector and then recently came back into it. They are looking to stay in this sector until at least the end of mid-January, if the markets corrects, he would consider exiting, but we are in a seasonal strength period for technology from October 10th until January 17th. Companies tends to spend more of their budget on technology at this time of the year driving the sector up.

BUY
BUY
December 18, 2017

Technology? If looking for growth, this is probably one of the better spaces to be in. He doesn't think Tech companies are overvalued and they tend to have real earnings. As a growth component in your portfolio, it’s an excellent way to go.

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December 18, 2017

Technology? If looking for growth, this is probably one of the better spaces to be in. He doesn't think Tech companies are overvalued and they tend to have real earnings. As a growth component in your portfolio, it’s an excellent way to go.

BUY
BUY
December 7, 2017

SPDR Industrial (XLI-N) or SPDR Technology (XLK-N)? He likes the industrial space and the technology area as well. If you are asking for a very timely standpoint, technology came down a little in the last week or so, so he would probably buy this right now.

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SPDR Industrial (XLI-N) or SPDR Technology (XLK-N)? He likes the industrial space and the technology area as well. If you are asking for a very timely standpoint, technology came down a little in the last week or so, so he would probably buy this right now.

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SPDR Technology ETF(XLK-N) Rating

Ranking : 3 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 2

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 1

Total Signals / Votes : 3

Stockchase rating for SPDR Technology ETF is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

SPDR Technology ETF(XLK-N) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SPDR Technology ETF stock symbol?

SPDR Technology ETF is a American stock, trading under the symbol XLK-N on the NYSE Arca (XLK). It is usually referred to as AMEX:XLK or XLK-N

Is SPDR Technology ETF a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 3 stock analysts published opinions about XLK-N. 2 analyst recommended to BUY the stock. 1 analyst recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for SPDR Technology ETF.

Is SPDR Technology ETF a good investment or a top pick?

SPDR Technology ETF was recommended as a Top Pick by John Hood on 2020-02-11. Read the latest stock experts ratings for SPDR Technology ETF.

Why is SPDR Technology ETF stock dropping?

Earnings reports or recent company news can cause the stock price to drop. Read stock experts’ recommendations for help on deciding if you should buy, sell or hold the stock.

Is SPDR Technology ETF worth watching?

3 stock analysts on Stockchase covered SPDR Technology ETF In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is SPDR Technology ETF stock price?

On 2020-04-08, SPDR Technology ETF (XLK-N) stock closed at a price of $85.18.