XLC

Communication Services Select Sector SPDR

The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US telecommunication and media & entertainment components of the S&P 500 index.


6.3%

ALTAR Score™
Trend in ALTAR Score™
Percentile: 60th

OVERWEIGHT

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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorSSGA
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateJun 18, 2018
Assets (mns)$5,595
Expense ratio13 bp
CurrencyUSD
Constituent Breakdown
No. of constituents26
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 851
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$356,599
Large cap (>$10bn)95.2%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)4.8%
Small cap (<$2bn)0.0%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionCommittee
WeightingMarket Cap
Smart-betaNo
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings
FACEBOOK 18.9 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS C 11.9 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 11.7 %
WALT DISNEY CO/THE 5.8 %
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC 4.9 %
COMCAST CORP-CL A 4.7 %
AT&T INC 4.7 %
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. CLASS A 4.6 %
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.5 %
NETFLIX INC 4.4 %
Sector Breakdown
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 99.7 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 03/31/2019)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
13.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -4.8%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.000%
MSCI EAFE0.000%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.000%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)4,012
Turnover3.5%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.02%
ADV of underlying (mns)$17,868
Technical Indicators
Recent close$49.12
30d moving avg.$47.48
Annualized volatility0.0%
Relative strength (RSI)66
Short interest (ETF)3.2%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
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Alternative ETFs
Ticker Fund Name Overlap
vs. XLC
Expenses
vs. XLC
ALTAR Score™
vs. XLC
FCOM Fidelity Telecomm 74.9% -5 bp -0.8%
VOX Vanguard Communication Services 72.6% -3 bp -2.7%
EWCO Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Comm. Services 65.5% +27 bp +1.1%
IXP iShares S&P Global Telecom 63.6% +34 bp -0.2%
JHCS John Hancock Multifactor Media & Communications 60.7% +27 bp -0.1%
IEME iShares Evolved U.S. Media and Entertainment 37.6% +5 bp -0.1%
PBS Invesco Dyn Media Port 28.7% +50 bp -1.4%
FDN First Trust DJ Internet 26.1% +40 bp -3.8%
PNQI Invesco Nasdaq Internet 24.5% +47 bp -3.6%
TTTN TigerShares China-U.S. Internet Titans 23.3% +46 bp -3.0%
ENTR ERShares Entrepreneur 30 21.0% +36 bp -2.6%
QYLD Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF 20.7% +47 bp -1.6%
IYW iShares US Technology 20.1% +30 bp -1.3%
QQQ Invesco QQQ 19.9% +7 bp -1.2%
IYC iShares DJ US Consumer Services 19.0% +30 bp -1.7%
SOCL Global X Social Media 18.5% +52 bp -1.2%
XLG Invesco S&P Top 50 18.2% +7 bp -0.9%
MGK Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Growth 17.4% -6 bp -1.3%
IGM iShares S&P N. American Technology 16.8% +34 bp -1.9%
IETC iShares Evolved U.S. Technology 16.4% +5 bp -1.6%

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ALTAR Score™

XLC

6.3%

Cat. Avg

5.7%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Equals: ALTAR Score™6.3%
Recommendation

OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

Category Overview
There are 666 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.7% and a standard deviation of 2.2%. XLC's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.3 standard deviations above the category average. This places XLC in the 60th percentile among funds in the category.
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