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Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR Fund (XLY): Tapping Into the Luxury Consumer Market

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The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY) offers investors a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the high-end retail market.

XLY offers exposure to the consumer discretionary sector, making it an appealing option for investors looking to tap into the potential of profit margins from high-priced goods and services. This sector includes companies involved in the production and distribution of non-essential goods and services such as electronics, travel, dining out, vacations, video games, toys, and entertainment.

A Look At The Top Holdings*

Currently XLY's holdings include a comprehensive list of high-performing stocks from industry-leading companies like Amazon (23.14%), Tesla (12.85%), Home Depot (10.07%), McDonald's (4.24%) and Lowes (3.96%). These companies cater not only to the luxury goods market, but also to discretionary spending in other areas, ensuring that investors can benefit from a diverse range of consumer spending patterns.

Since its establishment in 1998, the XLY fund has amassed over $20 billion in assets under management, with an investor-friendly expense ratio of 0.09%**. The fund aims to replicate the performance of the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Index, providing a comprehensive view of the consumer discretionary space, allowing investors to benefit from the sector's potential growth.

Going Strong Year Over Year

With the economy on the mend, the consumer discretionary sector is poised to thrive. As consumer confidence strengthens, discretionary spending is anticipated to rise, potentially favoring companies in this sector.

In summary, the XLY fund presents a unique method to invest in the high-end retail market. It's an opportunity to delve into the spending habits of wealthy consumers, without the necessity to scrutinize individual companies. With its diversified portfolio and cost-effectiveness, the XLY fund is a noteworthy consideration for investors aiming to harness the potential of the consumer discretionary sector.

DISCLAIMER: This is a work of research and should not be taken as investment or financial advice. Therefore, Select Sector SPDRs or the publisher is not liable for any decision made based on the publication.

About the Company:

Select Sector SPDR ETFs offer flexibility and customization opportunities. Many investors have similar outlooks, but no two are exactly alike. Select Sector SPDR ETFs let investors select the sectors that best meet their investment goals.

*Holdings, Weightings & Assets as of 3/31/24 subject to change

**Ordinary brokerage fees apply

DISCLOSURES

The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 common stocks that is generally considered representative of the U.S. stock market. The index is heavily weighted toward stocks with large market capitalizations and represents approximately two-thirds of the total market value of all domestic common stocks. The S&P 500 Index figures do not reflect any fees, expenses or taxes. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses before investing.

One may not invest directly in an index.

Transparent ETFs provide daily disclosure of portfolio holdings and weightings

All ETFs are subject to risk, including loss of principal. Sector ETF products are also subject to sector risk and nondiversification risk, which generally will result in greater price fluctuations than the overall market. Diversification does not eliminate risk.

An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, which contains this and other information, call 1-866-SECTOR-ETF (732-8673) or visit www.sectorspdrs.com. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, is distributor for the Select Sector SPDR Trust.

Media Contact:

Company: Select Sector SPDRs

Contact: Dan Dolan*

Address: 1290 Broadway, Suite 1000, Denver, CO 80203

Country: United States

Email: dan.dolan@sectorspdrs.com

Website: https://www.sectorspdrs.com/

*Dan Dolan is a Registered Representative of ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, is the distributor for the Select Sector SPDR Trust.

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Contact Details

Dan Dolan

+1 203-935-8103

dan.dolan@sectorspdrs.com

Company Website

https://www.sectorspdrs.com/

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