Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund (XLB)

46.68
Data as of Apr 15
 +0.28 / +0.60%
Today’s Change
37.10
Today|||52-Week Range
48.34
+1.00%
Year-to-Date

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.

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Performance

1 month-0.69% 3 years+8.32%
3 months+2.04% 5 years+17.19%
1 year+22.48% Since inception+7.95%
Data through 04/15/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$46.40
Open day’s range45.92 – 46.71
Net asset value (NAV)46.40 (04/14/2014)
Daily volume4,863,194
Average volume (3 months)6,750,686
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 04/15/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

 XLBCategory
Performance 5-yr return+17.19%+17.55%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.16%0.53%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.920.80
Net assets$5.1B$607.5M
Average market cap$27.3B$20.4B
Average P/E18.717.8
Dividend / Share--0.27%

Competitors

VAW Vanguard Materials ETF
RTM Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Materi...
PYZ PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum...

Holdings

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 & Company10.58%
MON Monsanto Company10.16%
DOW Dow Chemical Co10.05%
PX Praxair, Inc.6.55%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV6.53%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold5.84%
ECL Ecolab, Inc.4.71%
PPG PPG Industries, Inc.4.57%
APD Air Products & Chemicals Inc4.30%
IP International Paper Co.3.43%

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