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Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund

etf
XLU
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$66.86 +1.13 +0%
primary theme
Utilities Sector Equity
XLU (ETF)

Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$66.86 +1.13 +0%
primary theme
Utilities Sector Equity
XLU (ETF)
Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$66.86 +1.13 +0%
primary theme
Utilities Sector Equity

XLU - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.3%
  • Net Assets $11.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 63.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$65.73
$57.13
$67.72

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.12%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

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

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Overview

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Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$21.11

+1.54%

$6.14 B

2.58%

$0.54

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7.27%

0.73%

$73.22

+1.65%

$6.12 B

2.92%

$2.10

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6.35%

0.10%

$16.86

+1.02%

$3.35 B

1.39%

$0.23

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5.51%

0.83%

$24.02

+0.88%

$3.12 B

1.31%

$0.31

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5.58%

1.01%

$7.98

+0.89%

$2.02 B

11.11%

$0.88

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5.00%

1.37%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$66.86

+1.72%

$11.49 B

3.01%

$1.98

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5.82%

0.12%

$145.92

+1.67%

$6.12 B

2.92%

$4.19

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5.82%

0.10%

$43.14

+1.65%

$1.03 B

2.94%

$1.25

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5.79%

0.08%

$82.56

+1.66%

$784.92 M

2.83%

$2.30

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5.82%

0.43%

$108.59

+1.75%

$202.20 M

2.62%

$2.79

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7.79%

0.40%

XLU - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.29%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Utilities Select Sector SPDR® Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    SPDR State Street Global Advisors
  • Inception Date
    Dec 16, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    181674160
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Feehily

Fund Description

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: electric utilities; water utilities; multi-utilities; independent power and renewable electricity producers; and gas utilities. The fund is non-diversified.


XLU - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XLU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.8% -11.0% 24.6% 62.96%
1 Yr 15.6% 11.7% 40.1% 72.00%
3 Yr 10.4%* 4.2% 15.0% 26.15%
5 Yr 7.3%* 1.5% 12.3% 53.85%
10 Yr 10.4%* 3.9% 11.6% 20.69%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XLU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -3.0% -52.1% 22.0% 41.43%
2019 22.1% 1.6% 32.5% 7.69%
2018 0.5% -22.9% 4.1% 29.03%
2017 8.5% -6.4% 16.0% 60.66%
2016 12.2% -0.4% 19.4% 30.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XLU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.6% -11.0% 23.2% 53.09%
1 Yr 15.6% 8.3% 40.1% 54.12%
3 Yr 10.4%* 4.0% 15.0% 17.86%
5 Yr 7.3%* 1.5% 12.3% 38.10%
10 Yr 10.4%* 3.9% 11.6% 18.46%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XLU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -3.0% -52.1% 22.0% 41.43%
2019 22.1% 4.1% 32.5% 7.69%
2018 0.5% -22.9% 5.1% 54.84%
2017 8.5% -3.7% 17.9% 75.41%
2016 12.2% -0.4% 23.7% 57.63%

XLU - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XLU Category Low Category High XLU % Rank
Net Assets 11.5 B 12.7 M 11.5 B 1.52%
Number of Holdings 30 22 285 67.06%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.25 B 3.45 K 7.25 B 1.18%
Weighting of Top 10 63.18% 22.5% 70.4% 11.76%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NextEra Energy Inc 16.10%
  2. Duke Energy Corp 8.51%
  3. Southern Co 7.18%
  4. Dominion Energy Inc 6.65%
  5. Exelon Corp 4.85%
  6. American Electric Power Co Inc 4.74%
  7. Sempra Energy 4.68%
  8. Xcel Energy Inc 3.97%
  9. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.38%
  10. American Water Works Co Inc Ordinary Shares 3.33%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XLU % Rank
Stocks
99.83% 71.06% 135.13% 41.18%
Cash
0.17% -35.14% 11.84% 51.76%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.22% 49.41%
Other
0.00% -33.64% 1.51% 37.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 37.65%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 26.50% 50.59%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XLU % Rank
Utilities
100.00% 36.82% 100.00% 7.06%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 6.47% 58.82%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.73% 49.41%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 29.66% 45.88%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 1.24% 42.35%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 10.07% 45.88%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 29.55% 83.53%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 53.84% 58.82%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 8.22% 42.35%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 38.82%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 6.53% 57.65%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XLU % Rank
US
99.83% 16.82% 100.10% 24.71%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 81.87% 71.76%

XLU - Expenses

Operational Fees

XLU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.12% 0.08% 2.46% 96.39%
Management Fee 0.03% 0.03% 1.00% 1.52%
12b-1 Fee 0.03% 0.00% 1.00% 21.88%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.26% N/A

Sales Fees

XLU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

XLU 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.

XLU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 2.00% 209.00% 7.58%

XLU - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XLU Category Low Category High XLU % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.01% 0.00% 2.34% 5.88%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

XLU Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

XLU Category Low Category High XLU % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.29% 0.61% 7.85% 3.03%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

XLU Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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XLU - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Feehily


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2011

10.42

10.4%

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.

Karl Schneider


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2015

6.42

6.4%

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.

Dwayne Hancock


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 03, 2017

4.49

4.5%

Dwayne Hancock, CFA, is a Vice President of SSGA and a Senior Portfolio Manager in the firm’s GEBS Group. Within this group, he is currently the strategy leader for their non-US passive products. Prior to taking on this responsibility, Mr. Hancock was the ETF product specialist for the GEBS Group. He is also a member of the SSGA Valuation Committee. Mr. Hancock currently manages a varied mix of funds spanning both regions, such as the US, developed and emerging markets, and fund structures, including separate accounts, commingled funds, mutual funds and ETFs. Additionally, he has played a primary role in determining trading strategies for significant benchmark changes such as the annual Russell reconstitution. Mr. Hancock joined SSGA in 1996 and became part of the GEBS portfolio management team in 1998. Prior to this, he worked in the firm’s Passive International Equity Operations department as a Senior Analyst. He has been working in the investment management field since 1994. Mr. Hancock holds an MBA from Boston College and a BS in Business Administration from Framingham State College. He also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.33 22.51 8.82 7.17