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XLV - Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund

Stock Price: $121.98 USD 0.47 (0.39%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Pre-market: $122.00 +0.02 (0.02%) Apr 21, 5:07 AM
Assets $25.61B
NAV $121.44
Expense Ratio 0.12%
PE Ratio 18.49
Beta (5Y) 0.76
Dividend (ttm) $1.70
Dividend Yield 1.40%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 22, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $121.98
Previous Close $121.51
Change ($) 0.47
Change (%) 0.39%
Day's Open 120.95
Day's Range 120.95 - 122.29
Day's Volume 7,934,712
52-Week Range 93.93 - 122.29

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Health Care 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 companies from the following industries: pharmaceuticals; health care equipment & supplies; health care providers & services; biotechnology; life sciences tools & services; and health care technology. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
Biotech
Region
North America
Inception Date
Dec 16, 1998
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
XLV
Index Tracked
Health Care Select Sector Index

Top 10 Holdings

50.50% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ9.44%
UnitedHealthUNH8.13%
Abbott LaboratoriesABT4.87%
PfizerPFE4.79%
MerckMRK4.34%
Thermo Fisher ScientificTMO4.24%
AbbVieABBV4.23%
MedtronicMDT3.75%
DanaherDHR3.39%
Eli LillyLLY3.33%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 22, 2021$0.397Mar 25, 2021
Dec 21, 2020$0.464Dec 24, 2020
Sep 21, 2020$0.418Sep 24, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.425Jun 25, 2020
Mar 23, 2020$0.382Mar 26, 2020
Dec 30, 2019$1.331Jan 3, 2020
Full Dividend History

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