Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)

NYSEARCA: XLB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-1.12 (-1.37%)
At close: Aug 17, 2022 4:00 PM
-0.10 (-0.12%)
After-hours: Aug 17, 2022 6:57 PM EDT
Assets $6.34B
NAV $81.05
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio 12.20
Shares Out 78.17M
Dividend (ttm) $1.63
Dividend Yield 2.03%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 21, 2022
1-Year Return -6.14%
Volume 4,078,985
Open 80.61
Previous Close 81.52
Day's Range 79.98 - 80.79
52-Week Low 69.98
52-Week High 92.31
Beta 1.06
Holdings 29
Inception Date Dec 16, 1998

About XLB

In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes securities of companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals and mining; paper and forest products; containers and packaging; and construction materials. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Large Cap
Region North America
Issuer State Street Global Advisors
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol XLB
Index Tracked Materials Select Sector Index

Top 10 Holdings

61.43% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Linde LIN 17.24%
The Sherwin-Williams Company SHW 6.76%
Air Products & Chemicals APD 6.67%
Corteva CTVA 4.89%
Freeport-McMoRan FCX 4.85%
Ecolab ECL 4.81%
Dow Inc. DOW 4.42%
Nucor NUE 4.14%
Newmont NEM 4.00%
Albemarle ALB 3.65%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 21, 2022 $0.5146 Jun 24, 2022
Mar 21, 2022 $0.3225 Mar 24, 2022
Dec 20, 2021 $0.44171 Dec 23, 2021
Sep 20, 2021 $0.3537 Sep 23, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 $0.34861 Jun 24, 2021
Mar 22, 2021 $0.32749 Mar 25, 2021
Full Dividend History


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