XLV

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund

Select Sector SPDR® holding S&P 500 stocks in the Health Care sector. Component industries include Health Care Equipment & Services; and Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology. The fund seeks investment results that, before expenses, generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the benchmark index.


US

EQUITY

Passive

MANAGEMENT STYLE

9 bp

EXPENSES

$40.5 B

ASSETS UNDER MGMT

FACTOR SCORECARD

SIZE
VALUE
YIELD
MOMENTUM
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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorState Street Global Advisors
CategoryUS
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateDec 16, 1998
Assets (mns)$40,476
Expense ratio9 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionCommittee
WeightingMarket Cap
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
ELI LILLY & CO 12.5 %
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 9.5 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 6.8 %
MERCK & CO. INC. 5.8 %
ABBVIE INC 5.6 %
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.7 %
AMGEN INC 3.3 %
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 3.3 %
PFIZER INC 3.1 %
INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC 3.0 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings63
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 485
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$280,848
Large cap (>$10bn)98.9%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)1.0%
Small cap (<$2bn)0.0%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 97.3 %
IRELAND 2.3 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Performance (as of 06/30/2024)
 YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
Total Returns 7.7% 12.1% 8.6% 6.8% 11.5% 10.9% 8.6%
Volatility 10.0% 10.5% 13.8% 14.2% 18.3% 16.9% --
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.6562%
MSCI EAFE0.6152%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.3214%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)6,648
Turnover2.4%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.01%
ADV of underlying (mns)$63,099
Technical Indicators
Recent close$148.72
30d moving avg.$146.46
Annualized volatility14.9%
Relative strength (RSI)56
Short interest (ETF)6.7%
Short interest (underlying)1.1%
Distributions
Assets Under Management (mns)

Money Flows (mns)

Short Interest (as % of shares outstanding)

Long Money Flows (mns)

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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
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Based on closing prices from 7/22/2024
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

XLV

6.8%

Cat. Avg

5.6%

Fund Category: US

Avg. Return on Equity--%
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV--x
Less: Expenses-- bp
Equals: ALTAR Score™6.8%
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 899 funds in the US category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.6% and a standard deviation of 2.4%. XLV's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.5 standard deviations above the category average. This places XLV in the 68th percentile among funds in the category.
Consensus Recommendation

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Breakdown
Expense Analysis

Peer Group Passive
US Equity ETFs
# of ETFs 192
Avg. Expense Ratio 31.0 bp
Std. Deviation 25.7 bp
XLV (9 bp) Percentile rank 19
Peer Group Expense Ratio Distribution


Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
Expense (bp)
(A)
Avg. Bid/Ask (bp)
(B)
TCO (bp)
(A)+(B)
XLV 9.0 0.8 9.8
Peer Avg. 29.8 6.8 36.5
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