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Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)

NYSEARCA: XLV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
131.67 0.53 (0.40%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Expense Ratio0.12%
PE Ratio17.60
Shares Out232.22M
Dividend (ttm)$1.81
Dividend Yield1.38%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 20, 2021
1-Year Return
Previous Close131.14
Day's Range130.82 - 131.72
52-Week Low98.82
52-Week High136.56
Inception DateDec 16, 1998

About XLV

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 ClassEquity
RegionNorth America
IssuerState Street Global Advisors
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolXLV
Index TrackedHealth Care Select Sector Index

Top 10 Holdings

50.03% of assets
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ8.61%
Thermo Fisher ScientificTMO4.79%
Abbott LaboratoriesABT4.44%
Eli LillyLLY3.83%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 20, 2021$0.467Sep 23, 2021
Jun 21, 2021$0.48083Jun 24, 2021
Mar 22, 2021$0.39747Mar 25, 2021
Dec 21, 2020$0.46434Dec 24, 2020
Sep 21, 2020$0.41836Sep 24, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.42481Jun 25, 2020
Full Dividend History


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