XLU

Utilities Select Sector SPDR

Select Sector SPDR® holding S&P 500 stocks in the Utilities sector. 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.


5.6%

ALTAR Score™
Trend in ALTAR Score™
Percentile: 48th

NEUTRAL

Recommendation
Fund Basics
Fund sponsorState Street Global Advisors
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateDec 22, 1998
Assets (mns)$9,369
Expense ratio13 bp
CurrencyUSD
Constituent Breakdown
No. of constituents29
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 524
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$39,342
Large cap (>$10bn)96.8%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)3.2%
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
NEXTERA ENERGY GROUP 11.6 %
DUKE ENERGY CORP 8.3 %
DOMINION RESOURCES INC/VA 7.7 %
SOUTHERN CO 6.9 %
EXELON CORP 6.1 %
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 5.3 %
SEMPRA ENERGY 4.5 %
PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE GP 3.8 %
XCEL ENERGY INC 3.6 %
CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC 3.4 %
Sector Breakdown
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 99.7 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 03/31/2019)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
10.7% 19.0% 10.1% 9.0% 10.7% 12.7% 7.1%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.214%
MSCI EAFE0.111%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.153%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)16,155
Turnover9.9%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.02%
ADV of underlying (mns)$5,005
Technical Indicators
Recent close$57.26
30d moving avg.$57.96
Annualized volatility11.6%
Relative strength (RSI)52
Short interest (ETF)28.6%
Short interest (underlying)2.5%
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Alternative ETFs
Ticker Fund Name Overlap
vs. XLU
Expenses
vs. XLU
ALTAR Score™
vs. XLU
IDU iShares DJ US Utilities 89.1% +30 bp -0.4%
FUTY Fidelity Utilities 86.1% -5 bp -0.1%
VPU Vanguard Utilities ETF 86.0% -3 bp -0.2%
JHMU John Hancock Multifactor Utilities 73.5% +27 bp -0.2%
RYU Invesco S&P Equal Weight Utilities 70.4% +27 bp -0.2%
JXI iShares S&P Global Utilities 61.3% +34 bp +0.1%
XLUY Cushing Utility & MLP 60.8% +52 bp -1.0%
UTES Reaves Utilities 51.8% +82 bp -1.7%
PUI Invesco DWA Utilities Momentum 43.3% +47 bp -1.3%
FXU First Trust Utilities Alphadex 41.9% +50 bp +0.4%
NLR VanEck Vectors Nuclear Energy 29.4% +47 bp +3.0%
EMLP First Trust N. American Energy Infrastructure 29.1% +82 bp -0.3%
DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Low Volatility 28.2% +47 bp -0.5%
IGF iShares S&P Global Infrastructure 27.3% +34 bp -0.6%
GII SPDR FTSE/Macquarie Global Infrastructure 27.3% +27 bp -0.6%
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF 25.6% +14 bp +1.3%
SPLV Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility 24.4% +12 bp -0.1%
LVHB Elkhorn Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical 23.3% +39 bp -0.4%
DVY iShares DJ Select Dividend 21.1% +26 bp +2.4%
INFR Legg Mason Global Infrastructure 20.4% +27 bp +0.2%

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ALTAR Score™

XLU

5.6%

Cat. Avg

5.7%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Equals: ALTAR Score™5.6%
Recommendation

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

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%. XLU's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.1 standard deviations below the category average. This places XLU in the 48th percentile among funds in the category.
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