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Holdings and weightings are subject to change.
The Select Sector SPDR Materials (XLB) can be bought or sold throughout the trading day on the NYSE Arca and trade just like shares of stock. Orders are entered in the share amount you wish to purchase (or sell) using the trading symbol.
A single Select Sector SPDR share represents ownership in one of ten portfolios of The Select Sector SPDR Trust. Just as a typical round lot for stock is 100 shares, a round lot for a Select Sector SPDR is 100 shares. Select Sector SPDR trade in round lots as well as odd (i.e., less than 100).
Select Sector SPDR pricing is continous during market trading hours. You will always be able to abtain up-to-the-minute share prices from your Financial Advisor.
This Index is primarily composed of companies involved in such industries as chemicals, construction materials, containers and packaging, metals and mining, and paper and forest products. Among its largest components are Monsanto, E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., and Dow Chemical Co. Note: The Materials Select Sector SPDR was known as the Basic Industries Select Sector SPDR until June 24, 2002.