IYM vs. XLB ETF Comparison

Comparison of iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM) to Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB)
IYM

iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF

IYM Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. equities in the basic materials sector. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. It seeks to track the investment results of the Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of the basic materials sector of the U.S. equity market. The fund is non-diversified.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$128.97

Average Daily Volume

108,376

Number of Holdings *

35

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
XLB

Materials Select Sector SPDR

XLB Description The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Materials Select Sector Index. In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals & mining; paper & forest products; containers & packaging; and construction materials. The fund is non-diversified.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$81.63

Average Daily Volume

7,167,122

Number of Holdings *

28

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
Performance
IYM XLB
30 Days 5.51% 6.76%
60 Days 11.15% 10.57%
90 Days 11.67% 11.01%
12 Months 76.59% 73.54%
18 Overlapping Holdings
Grade Symbol Weight in IYM Weight in XLB Overlap
C ALB 2.15% 1.9% 1.9%
B APD 7.79% 6.69% 6.69%
A CE 2.18% 1.93% 1.93%
C CF 1.24% 1.08% 1.08%
A CTVA 4.34% 3.78% 3.78%
B DD 5.09% 4.36% 4.36%
B DOW 5.9% 5.07% 5.07%
B ECL 6.71% 5.84% 5.84%
B EMN 1.91% 1.67% 1.67%
B FCX 6.77% 5.85% 5.85%
B FMC 1.78% 1.57% 1.57%
A IFF 4.33% 3.8% 3.8%
A LIN 18.47% 15.95% 15.95%
B LYB 3.38% 2.96% 2.96%
B MOS 1.4% 1.23% 1.23%
B NEM 6.36% 4.73% 4.73%
B NUE 2.88% 2.53% 2.53%
A PPG 4.47% 4.24% 4.24%
IYM Overweight 17 Positions Relative to XLB
Grade Symbol Weight
B RPM 1.46%
B STLD 1.25%
B RS 1.21%
C SMG 1.17%
B RGLD 0.94%
A AXTA 0.77%
B AA 0.75%
B HUN 0.71%
B CC 0.61%
A ASH 0.6%
A VVV 0.6%
B ESI 0.52%
A GRA 0.49%
C CMC 0.43%
B WLK 0.4%
D NGVT 0.36%
D NEU 0.35%
IYM Underweight 10 Positions Relative to XLB
Grade Symbol Weight
A SHW -6.79%
B BLL -3.19%
A VMC -2.49%
A IP -2.41%
A MLM -2.34%
B AMCR -2.0%
A AVY -1.76%
B WRK -1.54%
B PKG -1.42%
A SEE -0.8%
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