XLU

Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund
*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, a hugely popular fund, 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, XLU is 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 7.22 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 73th percentile within its peer group and in the 45th 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.

PERFORMANCE [as of 10/19/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
XLU -5.32% 0.00% 4.93% 3.88% 10.24% 9.86% 10.51%
XLU (NAV) -0.04% 1.76% 7.41% 7.12% 10.01% 9.98% 10.63%
S&P Utilities Select Sector Index -0.04% 1.73% 7.47% 7.17% 10.12% 10.11% 10.80%
Thomson Reuters US Utilities -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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
0.12%
$12.09B
$824.94M
0.01%

XLU Portfolio Data

$62.89B
27.21
2.34
3.04%
N/A
29

XLU Index Data

Market Cap
Committee
Thomson Reuters US Utilities

XLU Portfolio Management

0.12%
-0.09%
0.05%
-0.30%

XLU Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

XLU Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
-- / --
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily

XLU Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 10/20/21
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

12,302,133
$824.94M
12,000,180
$811.64M
0.01%
$0.01
0.01%
0.09% / -0.06%
None
100.00%
50,000
240.00
0.01%
0.09%
507,952
$65.87
5

XLU Sector/Industry Breakdown


XLU
Segment Benchmark
81.67%
78.02%
13.56%
12.53%
3.45%
4.94%
1.32%
4.29%

XLU Countries


XLU
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
99.78%
--
0.22%

XLU Regions


XLU
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLU Economic Development


XLU
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

XLU Performance Statistics

0.57
0.58
0.15
0.99
1.24%
Thomson Reuters US Utilities

XLU MSCI ESG Ratings

7.22 / 10
44.74
72.58
69.05%
--
2,506.70

XLU Benchmark Comparison Holdings

29
67
28
86.60%

XLU Benchmark Comparison Summary


XLU
Segment Benchmark
29
67
$62.89B
$56.63B
27.21
29.00
2.34
2.26
3.00%
2.96%
High
High

XLU Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


XLU
Segment Benchmark
95.60%
84.49%
4.40%
14.54%
0.00%
0.98%
0.00%
0.00%

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