SPDR Financial E.T.F.

XLF-N

NYSEARCA:XLF

24.84
0.52 (2.14%)

Analysis and Opinions about XLF-N

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HOLD
HOLD
January 13, 2020
There is a view that the US could potentially further lower rates, but if the US follows the trade agreement, it is possible they could even raise rates. If you have not been in the US financials up until now, then you have probably missed the best of the run. Canadian banks are probably fairly fully valued. The biggest opportunities in the banking sector are currently in Europe.
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There is a view that the US could potentially further lower rates, but if the US follows the trade agreement, it is possible they could even raise rates. If you have not been in the US financials up until now, then you have probably missed the best of the run. Canadian banks are probably fairly fully valued. The biggest opportunities in the banking sector are currently in Europe.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
April 10, 2019
He would stay away from this space. He sees deposit rates coming up and the flat yield curve making it difficult for this space to make money. Not a good time for banks. He would stay away.
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He would stay away from this space. He sees deposit rates coming up and the flat yield curve making it difficult for this space to make money. Not a good time for banks. He would stay away.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 2, 2019
(A Top Pick Dec 26/17, Down 13%) He will continue to like holding US bank stocks. Rising interest rates will help this ETF. He would not buy this for the yield, which is near 1.8%.
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(A Top Pick Dec 26/17, Down 13%) He will continue to like holding US bank stocks. Rising interest rates will help this ETF. He would not buy this for the yield, which is near 1.8%.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 9, 2018
(A Top Pick Dec 18/17, Down 2%) Thinks it will do quite well next year. There’s been a rotation out of tech into value, which is where you find financials.
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(A Top Pick Dec 18/17, Down 2%) Thinks it will do quite well next year. There’s been a rotation out of tech into value, which is where you find financials.
WATCH
WATCH
September 12, 2018

Spread curves are flattening, which he interprets as a cautionary signal. He would pay attention to the recent consolidation as another sign of caution. The provisions for credit losses are the lowest he has seen – be careful.

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September 12, 2018

Spread curves are flattening, which he interprets as a cautionary signal. He would pay attention to the recent consolidation as another sign of caution. The provisions for credit losses are the lowest he has seen – be careful.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
May 23, 2018

(A Top Pick February 22/18 Down 2%) He sold it in early April when the seasonal trend peaked. Rising interest rates has not been benefitting the financial sector as would normally be the case – measured as under-performing the broad market index. He feels the narrative is changing. Technically it does not look good to him. He would not be here now.

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(A Top Pick February 22/18 Down 2%) He sold it in early April when the seasonal trend peaked. Rising interest rates has not been benefitting the financial sector as would normally be the case – measured as under-performing the broad market index. He feels the narrative is changing. Technically it does not look good to him. He would not be here now.

BUY
BUY
April 5, 2018

XLY-US or XLF-US? January saw massive gains in the U.S., which was too much, too soon. So, he pulled back and held a lot of cash. Then, in early-Feb he bought both ETFs. He recommends buying both right now.

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XLY-US or XLF-US? January saw massive gains in the U.S., which was too much, too soon. So, he pulled back and held a lot of cash. Then, in early-Feb he bought both ETFs. He recommends buying both right now.

COMMENT
COMMENT
March 26, 2018

HFU or XLF? A double-leveraged ETF (HFU) carries more risk that isn't present in a single-leveraged one. Be careful with these. Not for long-term investors. Generally. If long-term, stick with a plain vanilla ETF instead of the double-leverage one.

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HFU or XLF? A double-leveraged ETF (HFU) carries more risk that isn't present in a single-leveraged one. Be careful with these. Not for long-term investors. Generally. If long-term, stick with a plain vanilla ETF instead of the double-leverage one.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
February 26, 2018

(A Top Pick Sept. 25/17, Up 17%) There are three drivers of U.S. banks. One is de-leveraging is done with corporations and household both in great shape. Two, U.S. bank de-regulation and, three, are interest rates are rising. All are tailwinds for the U.S. economy.

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(A Top Pick Sept. 25/17, Up 17%) There are three drivers of U.S. banks. One is de-leveraging is done with corporations and household both in great shape. Two, U.S. bank de-regulation and, three, are interest rates are rising. All are tailwinds for the U.S. economy.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 22, 2018

US Banks primarily. The banks take your money in and lend it out at a higher rate. Rising 10-year rates help that. They have a seasonal period until mid-April.

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US Banks primarily. The banks take your money in and lend it out at a higher rate. Rising 10-year rates help that. They have a seasonal period until mid-April.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
December 27, 2017

This one has all the big U.S. banks. About 49% U.S Banks, 30% insurance companies, also, and about 10% Berkshire. It really represents the heavyweight in the U.S. financial sectors and he thinks they are going to do very well. Obviously not just because of the tax cuts, but because of Dodd-Frank and also with increasing interest rates they are going to get better net interest margins. Lots of reasons to like the U.S. banks.

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This one has all the big U.S. banks. About 49% U.S Banks, 30% insurance companies, also, and about 10% Berkshire. It really represents the heavyweight in the U.S. financial sectors and he thinks they are going to do very well. Obviously not just because of the tax cuts, but because of Dodd-Frank and also with increasing interest rates they are going to get better net interest margins. Lots of reasons to like the U.S. banks.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
December 18, 2017

This has to do with the US tax deregulation and the potential for a higher interest rate spread.

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This has to do with the US tax deregulation and the potential for a higher interest rate spread.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 25, 2017

The pillars of Trump’s platform had infrastructure, lower taxes and reduced regulations. It is pretty clear that infrastructure and lower taxes is going to be, if ever, some time in the future. However, reduced regulations is something that can be done. They said that regulations don’t necessarily have to change the laws, they just have to reinterpret existing laws. Trump’s overall impact on the global economy won’t be as large as people had thought, but his sectorial impact will be massive. Banks are incredibly under owned and under loved, and extremely oversold.

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September 25, 2017

The pillars of Trump’s platform had infrastructure, lower taxes and reduced regulations. It is pretty clear that infrastructure and lower taxes is going to be, if ever, some time in the future. However, reduced regulations is something that can be done. They said that regulations don’t necessarily have to change the laws, they just have to reinterpret existing laws. Trump’s overall impact on the global economy won’t be as large as people had thought, but his sectorial impact will be massive. Banks are incredibly under owned and under loved, and extremely oversold.

COMMENT
COMMENT
June 15, 2017

He is very positive on the banks. This gives you more diversification than owning the individual banks. If they make changes to the Dodd Franks, where they seem to be moving, that would be good. Also, higher interest rates are very good for banks. This is not a bad investment.

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He is very positive on the banks. This gives you more diversification than owning the individual banks. If they make changes to the Dodd Franks, where they seem to be moving, that would be good. Also, higher interest rates are very good for banks. This is not a bad investment.

SELL STRENGTH
SELL STRENGTH
June 12, 2017

He was looking to buy ZUB-T when it was testing multi-month rallies. This rally is about expected rate hikes from the Fed and he expects they are over. He would sell into strength on the banks.

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He was looking to buy ZUB-T when it was testing multi-month rallies. This rally is about expected rate hikes from the Fed and he expects they are over. He would sell into strength on the banks.

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SPDR Financial E.T.F.(XLF-N) Rating

Ranking : 3 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 0

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 1

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 1

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SPDR Financial E.T.F.(XLF-N) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SPDR Financial E.T.F. stock symbol?

SPDR Financial E.T.F. is a American stock, trading under the symbol XLF-N on the NYSE Arca (XLF). It is usually referred to as AMEX:XLF or XLF-N

Is SPDR Financial E.T.F. a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 1 stock analyst published opinions about XLF-N. 0 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is HOLD. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for SPDR Financial E.T.F..

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SPDR Financial E.T.F. was recommended as a Top Pick by Darren Sissons on 2020-01-13. Read the latest stock experts ratings for SPDR Financial E.T.F..

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What is SPDR Financial E.T.F. stock price?

On 2020-08-07, SPDR Financial E.T.F. (XLF-N) stock closed at a price of $24.84.