Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)

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Benzinga  Mar 17  Comment 
Pick and choose the financial services or healthcare sectors and investors have been rewarded this year. For example, the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLF), the largest financial services exchange traded fund, is up 6.4 percent...
Benzinga  Feb 6  Comment 
As was widely documented, the healthcare sector languished last year thanks in large part to presidential election rhetoric in which both candidates excoriated biotechnology and pharmaceuticals for high drug prices. The Health Care SPDR (ETF)...
MarketWatch  Jan 24  Comment 
The SPDR Health Care Select Sector ETF is shedding 1% in morning trade, putting it on track for a sixth-straight loss, amid uncertainty over the fallout from President Donald Trump's intent to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The sector ETF (XLV)...
Benzinga  Dec 6  Comment 
The Health Care SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLV), the largest healthcare exchange-traded fund by assets, debuted in mid-1998 as one of the original nine sector SPDR ETFs. Recent Performance As that pertains to XLV, the healthcare ETF sports an ominous...
Forbes  Nov 28  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...
Forbes  Oct 27  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...
Forbes  Aug 30  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV), where 2,250,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.3% decrease week...
Benzinga  Aug 17  Comment 
The healthcare sector, as measured by the Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLV), hasn't been terrible this year. XLV, the largest healthcare exchange traded fund by assets, is up 3.9 percent year-to-date. However, that's a middling...
Forbes  Jul 28  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...




 
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Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)

Overview

The Health Care Select Sector SPDR® Fund, before expenses, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the Health Care Select Sector Index (ticker: IXV). Our approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, accurate tracking, and lower costs. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Inception Date - 12/16/1998
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - XLV
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – XLV.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.21%

Top Holdings

Name Weight Shares Held
Johnson & Johnson 14.09% 4,565,524
Pfizer Inc 11.85% 13,350,703
Merck & Co Inc 5.83% 3,493,759
Abbott Labs 5.72% 2,170,929
Amgen Inc 4.71% 1,682,393
Schering Plough Corp 4.08% 2,736,437
Bristol Myers Squibb Co 3.75% 3,298,397
Medtronic Inc 3.45% 1,842,103
Gilead Sciences Inc 3.32% 1,498,020
Lilly Eli & Co 2.95% 1,675,165


Holdings as of 27/10/2009

Other Healthcare ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund (FXH)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.21%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Providers Index Fund (IHF)ishares0.48%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Sector Index Fund (IYH)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund (IXJ)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Healthcare Sector Portfolio ETF (PTH)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Dynamic Healthcare Sector Portfolio ETF (PTH)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Dynamic Healthcare Services Portfolio ETF (PTJ)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Dynamic Healthcare Services Portfolio ETF (PTJ)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
ProShares Ultra Health Care ETF (RXL)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra Health Care ETF (RXL)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Health Care ETF (RXD)ProShares ETFs0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Health Care ETF (RXD)ProShares ETFs0.95%
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF (RHM)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF (RHM)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF (RHO)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF (RHO)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF (RYH)Rydex ETF Trust0.50%
SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF (IRY)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.25%
WisdomTree International Health Care Sector Fund (DBR)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%


References

  1. - Overview of Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)
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