SMN vs. XLB ETF Comparison

Comparison of ProShares UltraShort Basic Materials (SMN) to Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB)
SMN

ProShares UltraShort Basic Materials

SMN Description

The investment seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to two times the inverse (-2x) of the daily performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Basic MaterialsSM Index. The fund invests in derivatives that ProShare Advisors believes, in combination, should have similar daily return characteristics as two times the inverse (-2x) of the daily return of the index. The index measures the performance of the basic materials sector of the U.S. equity market. The fund is non-diversified.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$7.48

Average Daily Volume

3,903

Number of Holdings *

45

* 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

$81.57

Average Daily Volume

7,182,993

Number of Holdings *

28

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
Performance
SMN XLB
30 Days -13.16% 7.19%
60 Days -18.80% 8.70%
90 Days -20.83% 9.67%
12 Months -72.64% 67.32%
18 Overlapping Holdings
Grade Symbol Weight in SMN Weight in XLB Overlap
C ALB 1.36% 1.9% 1.36%
C APD 8.28% 6.69% 6.69%
B CE 2.25% 1.93% 1.93%
B CF 1.59% 1.08% 1.08%
A CTVA 3.36% 3.78% 3.36%
C DD 7.23% 4.36% 4.36%
C DOW 6.27% 5.07% 5.07%
B ECL 7.77% 5.84% 5.84%
C EMN 1.67% 1.67% 1.67%
C FCX 2.96% 5.85% 2.96%
B FMC 2.05% 1.57% 1.57%
A IFF 2.28% 3.8% 2.28%
A LIN 18.22% 15.95% 15.95%
C LYB 3.74% 2.96% 2.96%
B MOS 1.21% 1.23% 1.21%
B NEM 5.65% 4.73% 4.73%
C NUE 2.59% 2.53% 2.53%
A PPG 4.81% 4.24% 4.24%
SMN Overweight 27 Positions Relative to XLB
Grade Symbol Weight
B RPM 1.53%
B RS 1.28%
B RGLD 1.17%
B STLD 1.13%
A AXTA 1.0%
C HUN 0.74%
A ASH 0.73%
C SMG 0.7%
A VVV 0.64%
B GRA 0.63%
F NEU 0.55%
D NGVT 0.55%
C AA 0.52%
C CC 0.45%
C OLN 0.45%
A SXT 0.44%
B ESI 0.44%
C CMC 0.41%
B CBT 0.4%
A FUL 0.4%
C WLK 0.39%
A ATI 0.37%
B UFS 0.36%
D CRS 0.35%
B X 0.28%
D WOR 0.24%
C BTU 0.1%
SMN Underweight 10 Positions Relative to XLB
Grade Symbol Weight
A SHW -6.79%
B BLL -3.19%
A VMC -2.49%
B IP -2.41%
A MLM -2.34%
C AMCR -2.0%
A AVY -1.76%
B WRK -1.54%
B PKG -1.42%
A SEE -0.8%
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