S&P 500 SPDR
ALTAR
Score™
7.0% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2015E    2016E
P/E
ratio
16.5x P/Sales
ratio
1.7x
P/BV
ratio
2.4x Div.
yield
2.2%

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Standard & Poor's Depositary Receipts, represent ownership in a unit investment trust established to accumulate and hold a portfolio of the equity securities that comprise the Standard & Poor's 500 Composite Stock Price Index. The fund seeks investment results that, before expenses, generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the benchmark index.

FUND BASICS
Category Traditional Indices
Fund Sponsor State Street Global Advisors
Website www.amex.com
Inception date Jan 29, 1993
Assets (mns) $165,675
Currency USD
Expense ratio 9 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Unit Investment Trust
Custodian State Street Bank & Trust
Weighting Market Cap
Index replication Full
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 502
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $127,337
Large cap (>$10bn) 93.5%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 5.1%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
APPLE INC 3.7 %
MICROSOFT CORP 2.0 %
EXXON MOBIL CORP 1.8 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.5 %
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO 1.4 %
WELLS FARGO & CO 1.4 %
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B 1.4 %
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.4 %
AT&T INC 1.2 %
PFIZER INC 1.1 %
Total 16.9 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 96.9 %
IRELAND 1.7 %
SWITZERLAND 0.4 %
BRITAIN 0.4 %
SINGAPORE 0.2 %
BERMUDA 0.1 %
HONG KONG 0.1 %




HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru August 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-3.0% 0.4% 15.7% 7.2% 8.9%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.99 98%
MSCI EAFE 0.60 54%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.35 28%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $195.41
Annualized volatility 9.3%
Avg. Premium/Discount 0.01%
Tracking Error 0.05
Relative strength (RSI) 34

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 166,481
Turnover 19.6%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.01%
ADV underlying (mns) $139,132

Distributions


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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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Return on equity

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Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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S&P 500 SPDR
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S&P500 MSCI EAFE MSCI Emg. Mkts. Other ETF:

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores between 6.0% and 8.0%. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds. The majority of funds we cover fall into this category.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 15.9 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 2.3 x
Less: Expense ratio 9 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 7.0 %
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MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.50 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.52
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

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Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.