XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR

Description: The Materials Select Sector Index includes companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals & mining; paper & forest products; containers & packaging; and construction materials.

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XLB - Profile


Summary Data for XLB

52 Week Lo: $42.21 52 Week Hi: $51.01
AUM: $2,845.0 M Shares: 58.6 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 6,239,191 Avg. Volume (3 month) 8,654,722
Filings Data as of:

XLB - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. E I du Pont de Nemours & Company DD: 10.99%
  2. Monsanto Co MON: 9.77%
  3. Dow Chemical Co DOW: 9.19%
  4. Praxair Inc PX: 6.31%
  5. LyondellBasell Industries NV LYB: 5.64%
  6. PPG Industries Inc PPG: 5.14%
  7. Ecolab Inc ECL: 4.94%
  8. Air Products & Chemicals Inc APD: 4.70%
  9. International Paper Co IP: 3.94%
  10. Freeport-McMoRan Inc FCX: 3.55%
%Assets in Top 10: 64.17%
Total Holdings: 31.0

XLB Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 99.63%
International Stocks 0.18%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.18%
Other 0.0%

XLB Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Basic Materials 88.41%
Consumer Cyclical 9.89%
Industrials 1.51%
Financial Services 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Technology 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

XLB Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 74.12%
Medium 25.04%
Small 0.67%
Micro 0.0%

XLB Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
U.S. 99.82%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 99.82%
Emerging 0.0%

XLB Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United States 99.82%
Other 0.18%
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XLB - Fact Sheet

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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 - Fundamentals

XLB Performance

1 Week Return: 4.32%
2 Week Return: -1.91%
4 Week Return: -3.65%
13 Week Return: -3.21%
26 Week Return: -1.20%
YTD Return: 7.03%
1 Year Return: 10.45%
3 Year Return: 59.27%
5 Year Return: 70.90%

XLB Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.16%
  • Category: Materials
  • Category Range: 0.12% to 0.70%
  • Category Average: 0.44%

XLB Valuation

P/E Ratio: 16.78
Beta: 1.52
20 Day Moving Average: $48.82
60 Day Moving Average: $48.35

XLB Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.94
Dividend Date: 2014-09-19
Dividend: $0.23
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.93%

XLB Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 70.69%
20 Day Volatility: 22.13%
50 Day Volatility: 19.57%
200 Day Volatility: 16.84%
Standard Deviation: 1.92%

XLB - Technicals

XLB Technicals

20 Day MA: $48.82
60 Day MA: $48.35
MACD 15 Period: 0.45
MACD 100 Period: -0.09
Williams % Range 10 Day: 25.42
Williams % Range 20 Day: 45.34
RSI 10 Day: 54
RSI 20 Day: 51
RSI 30 Day: 51
Ultimate Oscillator: 45

XLB Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $46.10
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $49.76
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $46.42
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $51.28
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $46.91
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $51.05

XLB Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $48.51
Support Level 2: $48.20
Resistance Level 1: $49.06
Resistance Level 2: $49.30

XLB Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 62.46
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 63.58
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 48.00
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 41.39

XLB Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 70.69%
20 Day Volatility: 22.13%
50 Day Volatility: 19.57%
200 Day Volatility: 16.84%
Standard Deviation: 1.92%

XLB - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

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.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Materials 0.16 1998-12-16 State Street SPDR ETF +7.03%

XLB Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+
Expenses A
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for XLB on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Materials ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

XLB Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for XLB

This ETF is one of several funds offering exposure to the U.S. materials sector, a corner of the market that may be appealing for investors looking to gain indirect exposure to commodity prices through the stocks of companies engaged in the extraction or production of natural resources. Because t...

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