Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)

NYSEARCA: XLB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.94 (1.14%)
Dec 1, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $5.25B
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio 16.05
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.63
Dividend Yield 1.95%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 18, 2023
Payout Ratio 31.34%
1-Year Return +0.60%
Volume 8,391,375
Open 82.53
Previous Close 82.41
Day's Range 82.34 - 83.64
52-Week Low 74.33
52-Week High 85.90
Beta n/a
Holdings 32
Inception Date Dec 16, 1998

About XLB

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The Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Materials Select Sector index, a market-cap-weighted index of US basic materials companies XLB was launched on Dec 16, 1998 and is issued by State Street.

Asset Class Equity
Category Natural Resources
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol XLB
ETF Provider State Street
Index Tracked Materials Select Sector

Top 10 Holdings

66.25% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Linde plc LIN 21.53%
The Sherwin-Williams Company SHW 7.03%
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. APD 6.41%
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. FCX 5.70%
Ecolab Inc. ECL 5.19%
Newmont Corporation NEM 4.94%
Nucor Corporation NUE 4.51%
Dow Inc. DOW 3.88%
PPG Industries, Inc. PPG 3.57%
DuPont de Nemours, Inc. DD 3.50%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 18, 2023 $0.39235 Sep 21, 2023
Jun 20, 2023 $0.39874 Jun 23, 2023
Mar 20, 2023 $0.3273 Mar 23, 2023
Dec 19, 2022 $0.509 Dec 22, 2022
Sep 19, 2022 $0.40985 Sep 22, 2022
Jun 21, 2022 $0.5146 Jun 24, 2022
Full Dividend History


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