XLCCommunication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund
XLC Fund Description
XLC tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US telecommunication and media & entertainment components of the S&P 500 index.
XLC Factset Analytics Insight
XLC offers exposure to the Communication Services sector that was defined by the September 2018 changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The fund includes all members of the former telecom sector (expanded to include internet service providers), as well as media & entertainment companies previously classified in the consumer discretionary or tech sectors. This latter industry group includes many heavyweights such as Facebook, Alphabet, Netflix, and Disney. XLC is one of the eleven Select Sector SPDR funds, which draw their holdings from the S&P 500 index. Holdings are weighted by market cap, subject to a capping methodology that ensures no single security exceeds 25% at each quarterly rebalance.
XLC MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 3.64 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. Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund ranks in the 7th percentile within its peer group and in the 20th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
XLC 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.
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XLC Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of XLC. XLC is rated a 5 out of 5.
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