In today’s session Consumer Discretionary SPDR (ETF) (XLY) registered an unusually high (238) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the December, 2016 call, expecting serious XLY increase. With 238 contracts traded and 9944 open interest for the Dec, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: XLY161216C00084000 closed last at: $0.42 or 10.5% up. The ETF decreased 0.35% or $0.28 on October 4, hitting $79.71. Consumer Discretionary SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLY) has risen 4.69% since March 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.56% the S&P500.
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Index . The ETF has a market cap of $9.53 billion. The Index includes companies from the following industries, media; retail (specialty, multiline, Internet and catalog); hotels, restaurants and leisure; textiles, apparel and luxury goods; household durables; automobiles; auto components; distributors; leisure equipment and products; and diversified consumer services. It has a 10.64 P/E ratio.
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