As companies across various sectors engage with and produce new services and technologies, the definition of sector investing is quickly evolving. Some exchange traded funds are ready to help investors tap those opportunities.
The SPDR Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF (NYSEArca: XKII), SPDR Kensho Smart Mobility ETF (NYSEArca: XKST) and SPDR Kensho Future Security ETF (NYSEArca: XKFS) may help investors focus on the potential growth opportunity in next-generation technologies. Those ETFs debuted in late 2017.
The Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF follows companies whose products and services are driving innovation behind intelligent infrastructure, such as smart building infrastructure, smart power grids, intelligent transportation infrastructure, and intelligent water infrastructure.
The Kensho Smart Mobility ETF includes companies whose products and services are engaged in smart transportation, which includes the areas of autonomous and connected vehicle technology, drones and drone technologies used for commercial and civilian applications, and advanced transportation tracking and transport optimization systems.
Investing In Structural Shifts
XKII, XKST and XKFS tap into a theme known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which includes increased connectivity, artificial intelligence, robotics, new transportation methods and increased computing power, among other factors.