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Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 2, 2024

XLE is a passive exchange-traded fund (ETF) managed by State Street that tracks the Energy Select Sector Index. The Energy Select Sector Index is a market capitalization-weighted index designed to measure the performance of publicly traded companies in the energy sector. It includes stocks of companies engaged in the exploration, production, and distribution of oil, natural gas, and other energy-related products and services.

XLE was launched on December 16, 1998, with a relatively low expense ratio of 0.13%.

As a passive ETF, XLE seeks to track the performance of the Energy Select Sector Index by holding a diversified portfolio of stocks that closely match the index's composition. Accordingly, the fund's holdings are periodically rebalanced to ensure they continue to match the index.

Summary

ETF Info

ISINUS81369Y5069
CUSIP81369Y506
IssuerState Street
Inception DateDec 16, 1998
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryEnergy Equities
Index TrackedEnergy Select Sector Index
Home Pagewww.ssga.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

Expense Ratio

The Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund features an expense ratio of 0.13%, falling within the medium range.


0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.13%

Share Price Chart


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Performance

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


200.00%300.00%400.00%500.00%600.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
595.83%
326.82%
XLE (Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

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Return

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund had a return of 3.94% year-to-date (YTD) and 4.97% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund had an annualized return of 3.79%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.63%, indicating that Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date3.94%7.70%
1 month4.47%6.01%
6 months-2.33%13.76%
1 year4.97%29.03%
5 years (annualized)10.84%12.89%
10 years (annualized)3.79%10.63%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024-0.51%3.27%
20231.65%2.40%-5.75%-0.72%0.08%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

This table presents risk-adjusted performance metrics for Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) and compares them with a selected benchmark (^GSPC). These performance indicators assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.


Sharpe ratioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioUlcer Index
XLE
Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund
0.27
^GSPC
S&P 500
2.44

Sharpe Ratio

The current Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund Sharpe ratio is 0.27. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio0.000.501.001.502.002.50OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
0.27
2.44
XLE (Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividend History

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund granted a 3.42% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.98 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$2.98$2.98$3.22$2.34$2.13$3.44$2.03$2.19$1.70$2.04$1.86$1.53

Dividend yield

3.42%3.55%3.68%4.21%5.62%5.73%3.54%3.03%2.26%3.39%2.35%1.73%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024$0.00$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.80$0.00$0.00$0.71$0.00$0.00$0.67$0.00$0.00$0.80
2022$0.00$0.00$0.70$0.00$0.00$0.82$0.00$0.00$0.85$0.00$0.00$0.86
2021$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.53$0.00$0.00$0.59$0.00$0.00$0.70
2020$0.00$0.00$0.57$0.00$0.00$0.50$0.00$0.00$0.54$0.00$0.00$0.52
2019$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.58$0.00$0.00$0.56$0.00$0.00$1.79
2018$0.00$0.00$0.47$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.53
2017$0.00$0.00$0.42$0.00$0.00$0.45$0.00$0.00$0.87$0.00$0.00$0.46
2016$0.00$0.00$0.45$0.00$0.00$0.44$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.40
2015$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.48$0.00$0.00$0.54
2014$0.00$0.00$0.43$0.00$0.00$0.46$0.00$0.00$0.48$0.00$0.00$0.49
2013$0.36$0.00$0.00$0.37$0.00$0.00$0.39$0.00$0.00$0.40

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
-5.07%
0
XLE (Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund was 71.54%, occurring on Mar 18, 2020. Recovery took 496 trading sessions.

The current Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund drawdown is 5.07%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-71.54%Jun 24, 20141444Mar 18, 2020496Mar 7, 20221940
-57.37%May 21, 2008196Mar 2, 20091062May 20, 20131258
-41.57%May 21, 2001292Jul 23, 2002511Aug 3, 2004803
-26.08%Jun 9, 202224Jul 14, 202277Nov 1, 2022101
-17.34%Nov 16, 202283Mar 17, 2023120Sep 8, 2023203

Volatility Chart

The current Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund volatility is 4.49%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%7.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
4.49%
3.47%
XLE (Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)