XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR
XLB - Profile
- Issuer: State Street SPDR
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.15%
- ETF Home Page: XLB
- Inception: Dec 16, 1998
- Tax Form: 1099
- XLB Tracks This Index: Materials Select Sector Index
- 52 Week Lo: $43.82
- 52 Week Hi: $52.22
- AUM: $3,030.1 M
- Shares: 58.7 M
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The Materials Select Sector Index includes companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals & mining; paper & forest products; containers & packaging; and construction materials.
XLB - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
XLB is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Materials Select Sector Index. The Materials Select Sector Index includes companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals & mining; paper & forest products; containers & packaging; and construction materials.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for XLB on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Materials with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.
XLB In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for XLB and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
XLB - HoldingsFilings Data as of: Feb 03, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
DD 11.35%E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
MON 10.05%Monsanto Co
DOW 8.80%Dow Chemical Co
PX 6.18%Praxair Inc
LYB 5.78%LyondellBasell Industries NV
PPG 5.38%PPG Industries Inc
APD 4.66%Air Products & Chemicals Inc
ECL 4.61%Ecolab Inc
IP 3.95%International Paper Co
SHW 3.92%Sherwin-Williams Co
This section compares how balanced and deep XLB is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
XLB Asset Allocation
XLB Sector Breakdown
XLB Market Cap Breakdown
XLB Region Breakdown
XLB Market Tier Breakdown
XLB Country Breakdown
XLB - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of XLB to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in XLB
XLB is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 4 other ETFs in the Materials ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
XLB - Performance
This section shows how XLB has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
XLB - Charts
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of XLB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
XLB - Technicals
XLB Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of XLB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $50.62
- 60 Day MA: $48.99
- MACD 15 Period: 0.26
- MACD 100 Period: 2.93
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 62.39
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 14.99
- RSI 10 Day: 63
- RSI 20 Day: 61
- RSI 30 Day: 59
- Ultimate Oscillator: 64
XLB Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $51.24
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $52.10
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $47.90
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $53.19
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $46.42
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $52.97
XLB Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: n/a
- Support Level 2: $51.28
- Resistance Level 1: n/a
- Resistance Level 2: $51.86
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 35.68
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 46.59
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 55.87
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 69.91
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