SPLZ tries to reflect the -1x or -100% daily performance of the Consumer Staples Select Sector Index, which includes companies engaged in food & staples retailing 23.0%, household products 19.7%, food products 18.6%, beverages 19.9%, tobacco 17.2% and personal products 1.5%. Top holdings include Procter & Gamble 12.4%, Coca-Cola 8.9%, Philip Morris International 7.8%, Altria Group 6.6% and Wal-Mart 5.7%.
The Consumer Staples Bear ETF may act as the simple inverse version for the popular Consumer Staples Select SPDR (NYSEArca: XLP), which tracks the same underlying index.
UTLZ tries to reflect the -1x or -100% daily performance of the Utilities Select Sector Index, which is comprised of electric utilities 61.9%, multi-utilities 34.1%, independent power producers & energy trades 1.9% and water utilities 2.1%. Top holdings include NextEra Energy 9.2%, Duke Energy 8.1%, The Southern Co. 7.9%, Dominion Resources 7.9% and Exelon Corp. 5.4%.
The Utilities Bear ETF may act as the simple inverse version of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLU), which tracks the same underlying index.
“Single inverse ETFs are trading tools that allow investors to either seek profit or seek to apply a hedge for an existing portfolio position that they anticipate will experience negative returns, in the short term,” according to Direxion.
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