XLB

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund
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XLB Fund Description

XLB tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US basic materials companies. The fund includes only the materials components of the S&P 500.

XLB Factset Analytics Insight

XLB is a massive, liquid ETF that invests in basic materials companies from the S&P 500. Its limited selection universe means it is heavily concentrated, with just a few holdings making up a huge chunk of the portfolio. Not surprisingly, XLB favors large-caps relative to our broader benchmark. Still, it offers reasonable exposure to the space. XLB is one of the most popular funds in the US materials segment, with a huge asset base and unmatched trading volume. It’s an excellent choice for occasional traders and institutions alike.

XLB MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 5.65 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund ranks in the 57th percentile within its peer group and in the 61st percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

XLB MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

XLB CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 08/15/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
XLB -4.71% 2.32% 10.57% -3.56% 6.63% 4.29% 8.77%
XLB (NAV) -4.79% 2.64% 10.63% -1.93% 6.32% 4.24% 8.77%
S&P Materials Select Sector Index -4.78% 3.32% 11.43% -1.22% 6.60% 4.47% 8.77%
Thomson Reuters US Basic Materials -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

XLB Summary Data

SPDR
12/16/98
Open-Ended Fund
0.13%
$4.09B
$338.35M
0.02%

XLB Portfolio Data

$44.26B
19.67
2.88
1.52%
09/20/19
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XLB Index Data

Market Cap
Committee
Thomson Reuters US Basic Materials

XLB Portfolio Management

0.13%
-0.09%
0.10%
-38.98%

XLB Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

XLB Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
70% / 30%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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TOP OF BOOK
LAST 10 TRADES
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Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
Volume

XLB Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 08/16/19
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of XLB. XLB is rated a 5 out of 5.

XLB Tradability

5,850,289
$338.35M
5,157,070
$297.51M
0.02%
$0.01
0.00%
0.10% / -0.27%
None
100.00%
50,000
103.14
0.02%
0.09%
182,797
$55.66
5

XLB Sector/Industry Breakdown


XLB
Segment Benchmark
53.65%
43.49%
8.41%
12.23%
7.00%
9.36%
6.29%
5.08%
5.62%
5.29%
5.39%
4.71%
3.34%
3.12%
2.94%
5.74%
2.88%
2.36%
2.53%
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XLB TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

Linde plc 15.54%
Dow, Inc. 4.02%
65.52%

XLB Countries


XLB
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLB Regions


XLB
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLB Economic Development


XLB
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLB Performance Statistics

0.03
0.67
1.21
0.47
4.36%
Thomson Reuters US Basic Materials

XLB MSCI ESG Ratings

BBB
5.65 / 10
60.87
56.63
3.31%
1.58%
974.90

XLB BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

29
117
23
71.52%

XLB BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


XLB
Segment Benchmark
29
117
$44.26B
$34.97B
19.67
18.17
2.88
2.76
1.78%
1.72%
High
High

XLB BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


XLB
Segment Benchmark
85.32%
61.07%
14.68%
31.26%
0.00%
7.33%
0.00%
0.34%

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