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Communication Services Select Sector SPDR® Fund

etf
XLC
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$65.63 +0.42 +0%
primary theme
Communications Sector Equity
XLC (ETF)

Communication Services Select Sector SPDR® Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$65.63 +0.42 +0%
primary theme
Communications Sector Equity
XLC (ETF)
Communication Services Select Sector SPDR® Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$65.63 +0.42 +0%
primary theme
Communications Sector Equity

XLC - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $10.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 78.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$65.21
$40.22
$65.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.13%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Communications Sector Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Communications

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Overview

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$59.13

+0.60%

$2.71 B

0.82%

$0.48

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23.42%

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$52.98

+0.74%

$5.65 M

3.35%

$1.76

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7.23%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

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Allocations

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About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$65.63

+0.64%

$10.12 B

0.71%

$0.47

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21.95%

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$116.09

+0.66%

$2.71 B

0.82%

$0.94

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22.71%

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$32.20

+0.72%

$549.84 M

0.92%

$0.29

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23.35%

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$43.98

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$544.67 M

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22.03%

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$79.51

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$44.33 M

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12.52%

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XLC - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.93%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Communication Services Select Sector SPDR® Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    SPDR State Street Global Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Jun 18, 2018
  • Shares Outstanding
    171150000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Feehily

Fund Description

Normally, the fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes companies that have been identified as Communication Services companies by the GICS®, including securities of companies from the following industries: diversified telecommunication services; wireless telecommunication services; media; entertainment; and interactive media & services. The fund is non-diversified.


XLC - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XLC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.9% -3.7% 50.1% 39.47%
1 Yr 18.0% -18.1% 47.2% 26.32%
3 Yr N/A* -4.8% 22.9% N/A
5 Yr N/A* 0.2% 20.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 1.9% 18.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XLC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.9% -4.8% 36.4% 11.11%
2018 N/A -25.2% -3.0% N/A
2017 N/A -15.7% 29.9% N/A
2016 N/A -4.2% 23.3% N/A
2015 N/A -11.6% 8.5% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XLC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.4% -3.7% 50.1% 36.84%
1 Yr 18.0% -18.1% 47.2% 21.05%
3 Yr N/A* -4.8% 22.9% N/A
5 Yr N/A* 0.2% 20.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 1.9% 18.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XLC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.9% -4.8% 36.4% 11.11%
2018 N/A -24.1% -3.0% N/A
2017 N/A -14.8% 29.9% N/A
2016 N/A 1.5% 23.3% N/A
2015 N/A -11.6% 8.5% N/A

XLC - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XLC Category Low Category High XLC % Rank
Net Assets 10.1 B 3.95 M 10.1 B 2.38%
Number of Holdings 27 27 113 100.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.93 B 1.43 M 7.93 B 2.38%
Weighting of Top 10 78.46% 28.1% 78.5% 2.38%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Facebook Inc A 22.92%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 12.50%
  3. Alphabet Inc Class C 12.26%
  4. Charter Communications Inc A 4.56%
  5. The Walt Disney Co 4.49%
  6. Netflix Inc 4.48%
  7. T-Mobile US Inc 4.46%
  8. Activision Blizzard Inc 4.41%
  9. Verizon Communications Inc 4.33%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 4.30%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XLC % Rank
Stocks
99.93% 91.90% 100.00% 11.90%
Cash
0.07% 0.00% 5.31% 92.86%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.78% 97.62%
Other
0.00% -0.09% 0.00% 88.10%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.61% 97.62%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.45% 97.62%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XLC % Rank
Communication Services
100.00% 15.30% 100.00% 4.76%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.62%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 73.96% 100.00%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.08% 97.62%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 1.10% 97.62%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 5.67% 97.62%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 4.94% 97.62%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 3.85% 97.62%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 3.32% 97.62%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 21.73% 97.62%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.62%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XLC % Rank
US
99.93% 60.02% 99.93% 4.76%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 39.66% 100.00%

XLC - Expenses

Operational Fees

XLC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.13% 0.08% 4.12% 92.50%
Management Fee 0.03% 0.00% 1.00% 4.76%
12b-1 Fee 0.04% 0.00% 1.00% 12.50%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.10% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

XLC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

XLC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

XLC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 6.40% 78.00% 29.41%

XLC - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XLC Category Low Category High XLC % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.71% 0.00% 1.01% 21.43%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

XLC Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

XLC Category Low Category High XLC % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.93% -1.26% 2.40% 48.78%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

XLC Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History

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XLC - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Feehily


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 18, 2018

2.37

2.4%

Mr. Feehily, CFA, is a Managing Director of SSgA and the Adviser and Co-Head of Passive Equity Strategies in North America in the Global Equity Beta Solutions Group. In this capacity, Mr. Feehily has oversight of the North American Passive Equity teams in Boston and Montreal. In addition, Mr. Feehily is a member of the Senior Management Group. Mr. Feehily rejoined SSgA in 2010 after spending the previous four years at State Street Global Markets LLC where he helped to build the Exposure Solutions business. This group created and managed portfolios that were designed to meet the short-term market exposure needs of institutional clients. Prior to this, Mr. Feehily had been Head of the US Passive Equity Team within SSgA. He joined SSgA in 1997. Mr. Feehily received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Babson College in Finance, Investments, and Economics. He received an MBA in Finance from Bentley College and also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute. Mr. Feehily is also a former member of the Russell Index Client Advisory Board.

Kala O’Donnell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 18, 2018

2.37

2.4%

Kala O'Donnell is a Vice President at SSGA and is a senior portfolio manager in the firm's Global Equity Beta Solutions Group. She is responsible for managing both domestic and international equity index portfolios, including a variety of separate accounts, commingled funds, ETFs and alternative beta strategies. Additionally, Ms. O'Donnell has been involved in various research and process improvement projects, and has served as a hedging specialist within the Group. Prior to joining SSGA, Ms. O'Donnell worked in State Street Corporation's Mutual Funds division in the US, as well as in Canada and Germany. She has been in the investment management field since she joined SSGA in 1995. Ms. O'Donnell holds a BS degree in Accounting from Lehigh University and an MBA degree in International Business from Bentley College. She is member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Karl Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 18, 2018

2.37

2.4%

Karl Schneider, CAIA, is a Vice President of SSGA and SSGA FM, and Head of U.S. Equity Strategies for GEBS, where in addition to overseeing the management of the U.S. equity index strategies, he also serves as a portfolio manager for a number of the group's passive equity portfolios. Previously within GEBS, he served as a portfolio manager and product specialist for synthetic beta strategies, including commodities, buy/write, and hedge fund replication. Prior to joining GEBS, Mr. Schneider worked as a portfolio manager in SSGA's Currency Management Group, managing both active currency selection and traditional passive hedging overlay portfolios. He joined SSGA in 1996. Mr. Schneider holds a BS in finance and investments from Babson College and an MS in finance from Boston College. He has earned the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. Mr. Schneider is a member of the CAIA Association.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 22.6 4.71 0.54

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