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XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund

Stock Price: $82.66 USD 0.99 (1.21%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $7.86B
NAV $81.65
Expense Ratio 0.12%
PE Ratio 28.64
Beta (5Y) 1.04
Dividend (ttm) $1.30
Dividend Yield 1.59%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 22, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $82.66
Previous Close $81.67
Change ($) 0.99
Change (%) 1.21%
Day's Open 82.47
Day's Range 82.32 - 82.88
Day's Volume 6,464,137
52-Week Range 46.68 - 82.88

Fund Description

The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Materials Select Sector Index. 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
Inception Date
Dec 16, 1998
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
XLB
Index Tracked
Materials Select Sector Index

Top 10 Holdings

63.11% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
LindeLIN16.01%
Air Products & ChemicalsAPD6.76%
Sherwin-WilliamsSHW6.62%
Freeport-McMoRanFCX5.87%
EcolabECL5.82%
Dow IncDOW5.12%
Newmont GoldcorpNEM4.74%
DuPontDD4.41%
PPG IndustriesPPG3.94%
CortevaCTVA3.82%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 22, 2021$0.327Mar 25, 2021
Dec 21, 2020$0.3593Dec 24, 2020
Sep 21, 2020$0.3076Sep 24, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.307Jun 25, 2020
Mar 23, 2020$0.2699Mar 26, 2020
Dec 20, 2019$0.3338Dec 26, 2019
Full Dividend History

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