XLP isn't just another fund; it's your personal gateway into the S&P 500's consumer staples sector.
Holding shares in household names like Procter & Gamble, Pepsi, Costco, and Coca-Cola XLP is comprised of the very companies that keep the world's pantries stocked and fridges full. These companies form the backbone of the consumer staples sector, producing goods that are consumed regardless of where we are in the economic cycle.
Welcome to Select Sector SPDRs Consumer Staples ETF (XLP) your opportunity to invest in the everyday essentials that fuel our lives.
Gain Exposure to the Everyday Essentials Market
Investing in XLP is akin to taking a stroll through the aisles of a grocery store. The fund's holdings span across industries such as food and staples retailing, beverages, food products, tobacco, household goods, and personal care products. This wide array of sectors represents the diverse range of goods that consumers rely on daily.
Since its launch in 1998, XLP has amassed over $16 billion in assets under management and maintains a low expense ratio of 0.10%*. It provides a cost-effective solution for investors seeking to access large-cap companies that cater to fundamental consumer needs.
A Unique Investment Opportunity Beyond Market Volatility
While XLP has proven its resilience during uncertain economic times, it also presents a compelling investment case during periods of economic stability. Consumer staples are everyday items that households continually purchase, making the companies that produce these goods potentially more immune to economic fluctuations.
XLPs top holdings** are Procter & Gamble (14.58%), Costco (10.62%), Pepsi (9.89%), Walmart (9.68%), and Mondelez International (4.62%).
By investing in XLP, investors gain exposure to a sector characterized by steady demand. This ETF offers a unique way to invest in the ongoing consumption of essential goods, making it a potential addition to any diversified investment portfolio.
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**Holdings, Weightings & Assets as of 9/30/23 subject to change
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