Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund (XLB)

Data as of Jan 30
 -0.19 / -0.40%
Today’s Change
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Investment Objective

The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Materials Select Sector Index. In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals & mining; paper & forest products; containers & packaging; and construction materials. The fund is non-diversified.

No recent news for Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund.


1 month-2.88% 3 years+11.08%
3 months+0.94% 5 years+12.25%
1 year+9.66% Since inception+7.83%
Data through 01/31/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$47.88
Open day’s range47.35 – 48.26
Net asset value (NAV)47.67 (01/30/2015)
Daily volume7,808,673
Average volume (3 months)5,611,187
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 01/30/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+12.25%+4.14%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.16%0.52%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.620.32
Net assets$2.8B$441.4M
Average market cap$27.3B$14.7B
Average P/E18.714.8
Dividend / Share--0.28%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 86.25%
Consumer goods 9.08%
Business service 2.79%
Consumer service 1.87%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
DD E I du Pont de Nemours & Company11.56%
MON Monsanto Co9.98%
DOW Dow Chemical Co8.72%
PX Praxair Inc6.52%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV5.69%
PPG PPG Industries Inc5.48%
ECL Ecolab Inc4.56%
APD Air Products & Chemicals Inc4.53%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc4.22%
IP International Paper Co3.95%

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