According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SPLS makes up 1.81% of the First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund ETF ( QQXT) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Wednesday.
If that's your game, do it synthetically, not through equities. At least that way you can control your risk.
Staples continues to struggle with its sales.
A second private equity group, Sycamore Partners, is still in the running to acquire the office supplies retailer.