XLU

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund
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*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

XLU Fund Description

XLU tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US utilities stocks drawn exclusively from the S&P 500.

XLU Factset Analytics Insight

XLU is a massive, highly liquid fund that only invests in utilities companies that are included in the S&P 500. This is both an advantage and a weakness. The fund dominates its segment, with huge assets and volume, but it's also more concentrated in a handful of large firms. Competing utilities ETFs offer broader exposure to the full market-cap spectrum, meaning XLU is not the best Fit to our neutral utilities sector benchmark. Still, it's among the cheapest and most liquid options available, making it a solid choice for exposure to the segment.

XLU MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AA based on a score of 7.65 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. Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund ranks in the 96th percentile within its peer group and in the 83th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

XLU 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.

XLU 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
XLU -0.53% 3.61% 14.77% 16.23% 9.09% 11.14% 11.56%
XLU (NAV) 0.38% 5.16% 16.27% 16.81% 10.11% 11.36% 11.69%
S&P Utilities Select Sector Index 0.39% 6.07% 17.36% 17.96% 10.58% 11.72% 11.69%
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All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

XLU Summary Data

SPDR
12/16/98
Open-Ended Fund
0.13%
$10.42B
$954.56M
0.02%

XLU Portfolio Data

$43.01B
24.72
2.19
2.26%
09/20/19
29

XLU Index Data

Market Cap
Committee
Thomson Reuters US Utilities

XLU Portfolio Management

0.13%
-0.19%
-0.10%
-1.25%

XLU Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

XLU Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
70% / 30%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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LAST 10 TRADES
Bats BZX Real-time Quote -
Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
Volume

XLU 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 XLU. XLU is rated a 5 out of 5.

XLU Tradability

15,834,056
$954.56M
14,808,401
$898.55M
0.02%
$0.01
0.00%
0.13% / -0.27%
None
100.00%
50,000
296.17
0.02%
0.08%
578,538
$61.08
5

XLU Sector/Industry Breakdown


XLU
Segment Benchmark
81.08%
77.62%
14.81%
13.55%
2.59%
3.84%
1.53%
5.00%

XLU Countries


XLU
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLU Regions


XLU
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLU Economic Development


XLU
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLU Performance Statistics

0.99
1.01
1.04
1.01
0.10%
Thomson Reuters US Utilities

XLU MSCI ESG Ratings

AA
7.65 / 10
83.33
96.04
70.61%
5.63%
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XLU BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

29
65
28
85.56%

XLU BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


XLU
Segment Benchmark
29
65
$43.01B
$38.34B
24.72
31.41
2.19
2.13
3.20%
3.10%
High
High

XLU BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


XLU
Segment Benchmark
91.85%
79.32%
8.15%
18.55%
0.00%
2.13%
0.00%
0.00%

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