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Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

XLV is a passive ETF by State Street tracking the investment results of the Health Care Select Sector. XLV launched on Dec 16, 1998 and has a 0.12% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS81369Y2090
  • CUSIP81369Y209
  • IssuerState Street
  • Inception DateDec 16, 1998
  • RegionNorth America (U.S.)
  • CategoryHealth & Biotech Equities
  • Expense Ratio0.12%
  • Index TrackedHealth Care Select Sector
  • ETF Home Pagewww.ssga.com
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

    Large-Cap
  • Asset Class Style

    Growth

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$129.78
  • Year Range$119.60 - $142.83
  • EMA (50)$132.21
  • EMA (200)$130.96
  • Average Volume$14.37M
  • Assets Under Management$26.50B

XLVShare Price Chart


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XLVPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $50,590 for a total return of roughly 405.90%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


XLV (Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

XLVReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-6.24%-12.57%
YTD-7.60%-18.14%
6M-2.31%-17.07%
1Y6.99%-5.21%
5Y13.49%10.37%
10Y15.46%11.49%

XLVMonthly Returns Heatmap


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XLVSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund Sharpe ratio is 0.39. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


XLV (Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

XLVDividend History

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund granted a 1.46% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.90 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.90$1.87$1.69$2.20$1.35$1.21$1.10$1.03$0.92$0.84$0.80$0.68$0.57

Dividend yield

1.46%1.33%1.52%2.23%1.66%1.57%1.74%1.58%1.51%1.73%2.32%2.31%2.20%

XLVDrawdowns Chart

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


XLV (Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund)
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XLVWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund is 28.40%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 79 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-28.4%Jan 23, 202042Mar 23, 202079Jul 15, 2020121
-17.34%May 19, 201158Aug 10, 2011115Jan 25, 2012173
-17.1%Jul 21, 2015143Feb 11, 2016264Mar 1, 2017407
-15.44%Dec 3, 201815Dec 24, 2018213Oct 29, 2019228
-14.56%Jan 20, 2010114Jul 1, 2010157Feb 14, 2011271
-12.8%Jan 29, 201844Apr 2, 201897Aug 17, 2018141
-11.76%Apr 11, 202222May 11, 2022
-10.56%Dec 31, 202137Feb 23, 202231Apr 7, 202268
-8.71%Oct 2, 201817Oct 24, 201826Nov 30, 201843
-8.09%Sep 7, 202126Oct 12, 202145Dec 15, 202171

XLVVolatility Chart

Current Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund volatility is 19.92%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


XLV (Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

XLVAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
BFITMay 9, 20160.50%-27.12%7.97%0.89%Compare XLV and BFIT
IYHJun 12, 20000.43%-9.43%15.18%1.05%Compare XLV and IYH
VHTJan 30, 20040.10%-10.61%15.39%1.32%Compare XLV and VHT
XHSSep 28, 20110.35%-19.81%12.82%0.23%Compare XLV and XHS

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