Name of ETF: Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund

Benchmark Index: S&P Consumer Staples Select Sector Index

Ticker Symbol: XLP

Approximate Number of Stocks in this ETF: 40

Types of Stocks Included in this ETF: Large and mid-sized U.S. companies in the consumer staples sector. Examples of consumer staples companies include:

  • Proctor & Gamble (PG)
  • Coca-Cola (KO)
  • Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
  • Philip Morris (PM)
  • CVS Health (CVS)
  • Costco (COST)
  • Nike (NKE)
  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
  • General Mills (GIS)

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

  • Food & Staples Retailing
  • Beverages
  • Household Products
  • Food Products
  • Tobacco

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

Related Links:

State Street Global Advisors Website