by CI Staff
Select Sector SPDRs are a useful investment for individuals looking to round out their portfolio. These SPDR exchange-traded funds (divide the S&P 500 into nine sectors (consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financial, health care, industrial, materials, technology and utilities) allowing investors to quickly and easily gain exposure to certain sectors that their portfolio may be lacking.
It is worth taking a look at several areas of the website before deciding whether sector ETFs are right for you. Select Sector SPDR provides a summary page for each sector when you click on the sector link at the top of the page. For each individual sector ETF, the holdings, distributions and performance for the latest one-month through 10-year periods are presented. In addition, fact sheets for each fund are offered in PDF format.
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