Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (NASDAQ:XLY) generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes securities of companies from the following industries: retail; hotels, restaurants and leisure; textiles, apparel and luxury goods; household durables; automobiles; auto components; distributors; leisure products; and diversified consumer services. It is non-diversified.
- Net Assets: 12.59 billion
- PE Ratio: 2.15
- Yield: 1.00%
- Expense Ratio: 0.10%
XLY, as $12.6 billion fund is the largest consumer discretionary ETF out there and the most direct way to play spending habits of U.S. households. Made up of more than 60 of the biggest names in the sector, you’ll find online retailer Amazon.com Inc., fast food giant McDonald’s Corp., home improvement store Home Depot Inc. and sportswear icon Nike Inc. among its top positions. If you’re looking to invest broadly in the places that American consumers are putting their hard-earned dollars, this SPDR sector fund is the obvious way to go. And the fact it comes with one of the lowest fee structures out there, with an annual expense ratio of 0.10% or $10 for every $10,000 invested, is the icing on the cake.