Name of ETF: Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund

Benchmark Index: S&P Materials Select Sector Index

Ticker Symbol: XLB

Approximate Number of Stocks in this ETF: 30

Types of Stocks Included in this ETF: Large and mid-sized publicly listed companies in the materials sector. Examples of companies that have historically been among the top holdings in this ETF include:

  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD)
  • Monsanto Company (MON)
  • Dow Chemical Company (DOW)
  • LyondellBasell Industries (LYB)
  • Praxair (PX)

Industries with the Most Representation: The types of companies that have the most representation (largest weight) in this ETF are:

  • Chemicals
  • Metals & Mining
  • Paper & Forest Products

Individual Company Weight: This ETF historically has been weighted towards the top holdings.

Related Links:

State Street Global Advisors Website