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09/23 4:23pm ET

Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund (XLB)

During the Trading Day
50.16 -0.26 / -0.52%
Data as of 4:00pm ET
Day’s Change
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50.14 -0.02 / -0.04%
Volume: 60.8K
XLB Regular Dividend: XLB began trading ex-dividend on 09/19/14. A $0.2339 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 09/23/14.

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+0.51% 3 years+20.93%
3 months+1.55% 5 years+12.05%
1 year+20.22% Since inception+8.32%
Data through 09/23/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$50.42
Open day’s range50.14 – 50.46
Net asset value (NAV)50.42 (09/22/2014)
Daily volume2,933,539
Average volume (3 months)4,451,990
Data as of 4:00pm ET, 09/23/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+12.05%+12.91%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.16%0.52%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.760.57
Net assets$5.5B$593.8M
Average market cap$28.8B$21.4B
Average P/E20.118.9
Dividend / Share--0.27%


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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
DOW Dow Chemical Co10.34%
DD E I du Pont de Nemours & Company9.73%
MON Monsanto Co9.72%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV7.64%
PX Praxair Inc6.18%
ECL Ecolab Inc4.97%
PPG PPG Industries Inc4.62%
APD Air Products & Chemicals Inc4.59%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc4.57%
IP International Paper Co3.42%