State Street Energy ETF | XLE

Medium RiskEquity
State Street Energy ETF
Issued by:State Street
Exchange : AMEX
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 2 units
State Street Energy ETF | XLE

State Street Energy ETF | XLE


The State Street Energy ETF (XLE) has investments in crude, oil, natural gas and other energy related service companies and is managed by State Street Global Advisors that has a total AUM of $2.73T. Street Energy ETF (XLE) is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA in Dec 1998.

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.

Investment Strategy:
The ETF tracks the performance of the Energy Sector Index that holds large-cap U.S. energy stocks.

XLE invests in companies that develop & produce crude oil & natural gas, provide drilling and other energy related services. It offers exposure to the complete market of US energy firms.

XLE invests 99% of its assets in the U.S. and just 1% in the U.K.

Recommended for:

XLE invests in stocks from the S&P 500 rather than the total market, so its portfolio is smaller than that of peer funds and is tilted towards large cap companies.

According to, "XLE can be potentially useful as a tactical overlay for those looking to shift exposure towards a sector that thrives when oil prices show strength."

Additional Information:
1. Fund Factsheet
2. Best Oil Stock ETF for Investing in Oil

How did we identify this ETF:
A complete pool of 2100+ ETFs is 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 in-house research/quant analysts team. The fund has very low holding costs thanks to a low fee, low tracking error and an extremely high volume contributing to the selection in the Energy Equities segment. 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.


PerformanceYTD actual1Y p.a3Y p.a5Y p.a10Y p.a
State Street Energy ETF56.32%94.41%-1.95%0.72%1.96%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown
Stock US99.90%

XLE Holdings - Top 10

NameiWeightage (%)
Exxon Mobil Corporation21.93%
Chevron Corporation19.44%
Schlumberger Limited4.87%
EOG Resources Inc4.45%
Pioneer Natural Resources Company4.42%
Marathon Petroleum Corporation4.37%
Kinder Morgan Inc3.69%
The Williams Companies Inc3.68%
Phillips 663.64%

XLE Sectors/Industry Breakdown

Sectori% of market value

XLE Countries

Countryi% of market value
North America100%

Returns Calculator

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XLE Summary Data

Total Net Assets $i
Average Mkt Cap Mil $i
Symbol XLE
Exchange ARCX
ISIN US81369Y5069
Cat. Benchmark MSCI ACWI NR USD
Asset class Equity
Category Equity Energy
Country US

XLE Key Metrics

Net Expense Ratio 0.12i
Beta 1.95i
Valuations Rates Portfolio PE 12.76221i
3 Year Standard Deviation 41.67i

Fund Strategy

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund operates as an exchange-traded fund enlisted in the USA. The ETF tracks the performance of the Energy Select Sector Index. The ETF consist of large-cap U.S. energy stocks. It invests in companies that develop & produce crude oil & natural gas, provide drilling and other energy-related services. The holdings are weighted by market capitalization. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index.

XLE 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 Energy ETF | XLE