State Street Dividend ETF | SDY

Medium RiskEquity
State Street Dividend ETF
Issued by:State Street
Exchange : AMEX
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 1 unit
State Street Dividend ETF | SDY

State Street Dividend ETF | SDY


SDY tracks the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats and only invests in firms that have increased dividends for the past 20 years. The highest yielding firms are then weighted by dividend yield. The portfolio has a lower portfolio yield than the high-yield benchmark and is tilted toward midcaps. The fund holds just over 100 stocks and no single stocks makes up more than 1.9% exposure. SDY includes REITs, contributing to the financial sector allocation.

Who is it for:
Ideal for investors with a longer-term horizon looking for exposure to large-cap value stocks within US equity market.

About the Fund Manager:
State Street was incorporated in 1792, has four decades of experience meeting complex client needs and is the third largest asset manager in the world managing $2.73T. It is the 2nd United States bank on the list of oldest banks in continuous operation. State Street is ranked 14th on the list of largest banks in the United States by assets.

How did we identify this ETF:
A complete pool of 2100+ ETFs are screened on various qualitative and quantitative parameters to evaluate efficiency, tradability and fit. The metrics used were alpha, beta and R-Squared with respect to the segment benchmark and ETF specific metrics such as expense ratio, drawdown, volatility and the overall rating. We evaluate all ETFs and assign a composite score based on our analysis and then select the top ones in a category based on that comprehensive score by the inhouse research / quant analysts team. SDY fee does not have the lowest fee, but excellent liquidity reduces overall costs. The ETF has a large AUM and long track record as well. The strategy is rebalanced on a quarterly basis with the rebalancing mechanism being determined by an algorithm that takes into account the overall performance of the strategy so far.


SDY Charts
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PerformanceYTD actual1Y p.a3Y p.a5Y p.a10Y p.a
State Street Dividend ETF12.84%31.85%8.66%10.51%13.31%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown
Stock US96.55%
Stock non-US3.35%

SDY Holdings - Top 10

NameiWeightage (%)
AT&T Inc2.93%
Exxon Mobil Corporation2.20%
Chevron Corporation2.08%
People's United Financial Inc1.84%
Consolidated Edison Inc1.80%
Amcor plc1.80%
International Business Machines Corporation1.78%
AbbVie Inc1.77%
South Jersey Industries Inc1.73%
Realty Income Corporation1.71%

SDY Sectors/Industry Breakdown

Sectori% of market value
Financial Services16.49%
Consumer Defensive14.53%
Consumer Cyclicals8.80%
Basic Materials6.40%
Real Estate6.13%
Communication Services5.01%

SDY Countries

Countryi% of market value
North America96.65%
Europe Developed2.72%
United Kingdom0.64%

Returns Calculator

Investment ofper month
gives returns of :
at 10.02% / annum
$in 10 years
for a time period of
Returnsbased on historic SIP returns of 10.02% per annum
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SDY Summary Data

Total Net Assets $i
Average Mkt Cap Mil $i
Symbol SDY
Exchange ARCX
ISIN US78464A7634
Cat. Benchmark S&P 500 TR USD
Asset class Equity
Category Large Value
Country US

SDY Key Metrics

Net Expense Ratio 0.35i
Beta 0.92i
Valuations Rates Portfolio PE 17.16315i
3 Year Standard Deviation 18.14i

Fund Strategy

SPDR S&P Dividend ETF intends to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index. The fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index.

SDY Fact Sheets & Reports

About State Street

State Street Corporation is an American financial services corporation founded in 1792. State Street has been providing ETFs since 1993. Today State Street provides ETFs across major markets covering different asset classes. State Street prides itself in creating client oriented products.

State Street Dividend ETF | SDY