XLF

Financials Select Sector SPDR

Select Sector SPDR® holding S&P 500 stocks in the Financial sector. Component industries include diversified financial services, insurance, banks, capital markets, consumer finance, thrifts and mortgage finance, and mortgage REITs. The fund seeks investment results that, before expenses, generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the benchmark index. For product information and a prospectus visit www.sectorspdr.com.


7.3%

ALTAR Score™
Trend in ALTAR Score™
Percentile: 76th

OVERWEIGHT

Recommendation
Fund Basics
Fund sponsorState Street Global Advisors
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateDec 22, 1998
Assets (mns)$24,354
Expense ratio13 bp
CurrencyUSD
Constituent Breakdown
No. of constituents68
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 509
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$184,007
Large cap (>$10bn)98.2%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)1.9%
Small cap (<$2bn)0.0%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-End Investment Co
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionCommittee
WeightingMarket Cap
Smart-betaNo
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B 12.9 %
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 11.5 %
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 8.6 %
WELLS FARGO & CO 6.0 %
CITIGROUP INC 5.0 %
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO 2.4 %
US BANCORP 2.4 %
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 2.3 %
CHUBB LIMITED 2.0 %
CME GROUP INC 2.0 %
Sector Breakdown
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 98.2 %
BRITAIN 1.3 %
BERMUDA 0.3 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 03/31/2019)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
8.5% -4.8% 6.0% 14.1% 9.2% 15.6% 3.5%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5001.1057%
MSCI EAFE0.7123%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.3810%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)60,849
Turnover6.9%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.04%
ADV of underlying (mns)$17,632
Technical Indicators
Recent close$27.42
30d moving avg.$26.30
Annualized volatility15.6%
Relative strength (RSI)57
Short interest (ETF)9.7%
Short interest (underlying)1.7%
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Alternative ETFs
Ticker Fund Name Overlap
vs. XLF
Expenses
vs. XLF
ALTAR Score™
vs. XLF
VFH Vanguard Financials ETF 80.5% -3 bp +0.3%
FNCL Fidelity Financials 79.8% -5 bp +0.3%
RWW RevenueShares Financial Sector 79.4% +32 bp +0.0%
IYG iShares DJ US Financial Services 68.7% +30 bp -0.6%
IEFN iShares Evolved U.S. Financials 62.4% +5 bp +0.2%
IYF iShares DJ US Financials 59.5% +30 bp -0.8%
JHMF John Hancock Multifactor Financials 58.8% +27 bp -0.4%
RYF Invesco S&P Equal Weight Financials 58.2% +27 bp +0.1%
IXG iShares S&P Global Financial Sector 46.8% +34 bp +1.1%
KBWB Invesco KBW Bank Portfolio 43.8% +22 bp +0.7%
DFNL Davis Select Financial 37.2% +51 bp -0.4%
SPVU Invesco S&P 500 Value 33.2% 0 bp +3.0%
FXO First Trust Financial Alphadex 28.4% +50 bp +0.9%
JKF iShares Morningstar Large Value 27.5% +12 bp +0.3%
DUSA Davis Select U.S. Equity 27.4% +50 bp -2.1%
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 Value 24.7% +7 bp -0.4%
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value 23.4% -6 bp -0.2%
TETF ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services 23.2% +51 bp -0.8%
CLRG IQ Chaikin U.S. Large Cap 23.1% +12 bp +1.2%
XRLV Invesco S&P 500 ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility 22.2% +12 bp -1.7%

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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

XLF

7.3%

Cat. Avg

5.7%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Equals: ALTAR Score™7.3%
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%. XLF's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.7 standard deviations above the category average. This places XLF in the 76th percentile among funds in the category.
Consensus Recommendation

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