Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLU)

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Best Fit Utility Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 17 Utility Funds ETFs and 4 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Excellent
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Good

Fund Description

The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Utilities Select Sector Index. In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes companies from the following industries: electric utilities; multi-utilities; independent power producers & energy traders; and gas utilities. The fund is non-diversified.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.17.2014

Previous Close $42.33 Expense Ratio 0.21%
YTD Return 12.29% Avg. 30-Day Volume 12,519,560
1-Year Return 9.1% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $42.31 Shares Outstanding 141,674,000
Ask $42.32 Dividends $1.47
Top 10 Holdings
Duke Energy Corp New (DUK) 9.07%
Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) 8.07%
Dominion Res Inc Va New (D) 7.88%
Southern Co (SO) 7.68%
Exelon Corp (EXC) 5.93%
American Elec Pwr Inc (AEP) 4.86%
Sempra Energy (SRE) 4.26%
Ppl Corp (PPL) 4.02%
Pg&E Corp (PCG) 3.96%
Public Svc Enterprise Group (PEG) 3.83%
% of Total Holdings 59.60%

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Best Fit Utility Funds

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