XLF

Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund
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XLF Fund Description

XLF tracks an index of S&P 500 financial stocks, weighted by market cap.

XLF Factset Analytics Insight

XLF offers extremely liquid exposure to the heavyweights in the US financials segment. Its cap-weighted, S&P 500-only portfolio means that it’s concentrated in large banks and avoids small-caps. XLF is large and massively liquid, far outpacing its peers in trading volume. A low fee and tight tracking round out the package of very low all-in costs. For many investors and traders, XLF is the go-to ETF for financials exposure, although there are more comprehensive funds out there for long-term exposure.Note: XLF spun off its real estate exposure in September 2016, consistent with the GICS reclassification that elevated real estate to sector-level status. The change was material: Real estate comprised about 20% of the fund at the time. For each share held, XLF shareholders as of 9/16/16 received 0.139146 shares of XLRE, State Stret Global Advisors' real estate ETF. (Immediately prior to the distribution, XLF had swapped its REITs for shares of XLRE.)

XLF MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 3.97 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. Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund ranks in the 20th percentile within its peer group and in the 30th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

XLF 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.

XLF Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 09/19/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
XLF 7.34% 4.28% 20.34% 2.56% 15.84% 10.03% 10.56%
XLF (NAV) 5.90% 4.16% 19.92% 0.48% 15.48% 1.21% 6.00%
S&P Financial Select Sector Index 5.94% 4.74% 20.70% 1.10% 15.84% 10.27% 6.00%
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All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

XLF Summary Data

SPDR
12/16/98
Open-Ended Fund
0.13%
$23.05B
$1.43B
0.04%

XLF Portfolio Data

$172.06B
13.23
1.41
1.43%
09/20/19
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XLF Index Data

Market Cap
Committee
Thomson Reuters US Financials

XLF Portfolio Management

0.13%
-0.10%
-0.04%
-0.68%

XLF Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

XLF 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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XLF Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/20/19
5
4
3
2
1

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

XLF Tradability

52,165,379
$1.43B
50,681,181
$1.34B
0.04%
$0.01
0.01%
0.14% / -0.17%
None
100.00%
50,000
1,013.62
0.03%
0.01%
3,735,429
$28.42
5

XLF Sector/Industry Breakdown


XLF
Segment Benchmark
47.72%
37.89%
30.95%
24.14%
17.47%
13.93%
3.70%
0.02%
0.16%
0.12%

XLF Countries


XLF
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLF Regions


XLF
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLF Economic Development


XLF
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLF Performance Statistics

0.96
1.13
1.14
1.09
0.29%
Thomson Reuters US Financials

XLF MSCI ESG Ratings

BB
3.97 / 10
30.05
19.98
12.92%
0.24%
40.20

XLF Benchmark Comparison Holdings

69
512
63
58.91%

XLF Benchmark Comparison Summary


XLF
Segment Benchmark
69
512
$172.06B
$120.50B
13.23
15.84
1.41
1.52
2.09%
2.53%
High
Low

XLF Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


XLF
Segment Benchmark
95.78%
75.52%
4.23%
18.92%
0.00%
5.35%
0.00%
0.21%

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