SPDR S&P Semiconductors
ALTAR
Score™
4.9% info Recommen-
dation
UNDERWEIGHT
2019E    2020E
P/E
ratio
25.6x P/Sales
ratio
3.6x
P/BV
ratio
3.7x Div.
yield
1.0%


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The SPDR S&P Semiconductors ETF seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Semiconductor Select Industry Index, before expenses.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor State Street Global Advisors
Website www.ssgafunds.com
Inception date Feb 06, 2006
Assets (mns) $411
Currency USD
Expense ratio 35 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian State Street Bank & Trust
Weighting Equal
Index replication Full
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 36
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $35,281
Large cap (>$10bn) 47.7%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 40.1%
Small cap (<$2bn) 12.2%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
SYNAPTICS INC 4.1 %
QORVO INC 4.0 %
CIRRUS LOGIC INC 3.9 %
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES 3.7 %
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC 3.6 %
APPLIED MATERIALS INC 3.6 %
INPHI CORP 3.5 %
QUALCOMM INC 3.4 %
NVIDIA CORP 3.3 %
UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORP 3.3 %
Total 36.5 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 96.9 %
BERMUDA 3.1 %









HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru October 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
45.8% 40.6% 6.2% 10.5% 4.9%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 1.55 67%
MSCI EAFE 1.27 39%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.91 32%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $98.97
30d moving avg. $94.13
Annualized volatility 22.8%
Short interest (ETF) 2.6%
Short interest (Underlying) 6.6%
Relative strength (RSI) 65

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 87
Turnover 2.1%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.06%
ADV underlying (mns) $8,742

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 20 potential alternatives to the SPDR S&P Semiconductors ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with XSD. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: XSD Expense: 35 bp ALTAR Score™: 4.9%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH XSD
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs XSD
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs XSD
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs XSD
(%)
PSI Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors 51.2 58 -23 5.6 +0.7
FTXL First Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor 50.0 60 -25 6.2 +1.3
SOXX iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor 48.8 46 -11 5.9 +1.0
SMH VanEck Vectors Semiconductors 42.4 35 0 6.2 +1.3
QTEC First Trust NASDAQ 100 Tech 35.0 57 -22 6.0 +1.1
JHMT John Hancock Multifactor Technology 23.7 40 -5 6.0 +1.1
DRIV Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles 21.6 68 -33 7.6 +2.7
XNTK SPDR NYSE Technology 21.2 35 0 5.5 +0.6
RYT Invesco S&P Equal Weight Technology 21.1 40 -5 6.5 +1.6
FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF 20.5 30 5 6.2 +1.3
QTUM Defiance Quantum 20.3 40 -5 6.4 +1.5
TDV ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats 20.2 45 -10 5.2 +0.3
KARS KraneShares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility Index 19.6 70 -35 6.8 +1.9
FXL First Trust Technology Alphadex 18.5 63 -28 5.6 +0.7
TDIV First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend 18.0 50 -15 6.6 +1.7
SNSR Global X Internet of Things Thematic 17.1 68 -33 5.5 +0.6
IYW iShares US Technology 16.4 42 -7 5.1 +0.2
FONE First Trust Cea Smartphone 16.2 70 -35 6.3 +1.4
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR 16.1 13 22 5.5 +0.6
PEXL Pacer US Export Leaders 15.5 60 -25 6.1 +1.2

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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UNDERWEIGHT

Below average appreciation potential. A rating of UNDERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 2nd quintile (ranking higher than only 20%-40%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at relatively expensive valuations and/or having below-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 17.2 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 3.3 x
Less: Expense ratio 35 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 4.9 %
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MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.56 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.55
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.