Last updated: April 11, 2019

Overview

This sector includes companies that help us stay connected and entertained. Such as telecommunications (AT&T), entertainment (Netflix), and media (Disney).

This sector used to be called the Telecommunication Services sector but was changed in September 2018 to include consumer discretionary and technology companies.

Ways to trade

(XLC) Communication Services Select SPDR Fund

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  • Total Assets: $4.6 billion
  • Div. Yield: 1.01%
  • Exp. Ratio: 0.15%
  • Options Available: Yes

(VOX) Vanguard Communications ETF

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  • Total Assets: $1.54 billion
  • Div. Yield: 1.14%
  • Exp. Ratio: 0.10%
  • Options Available: Yes

(FCOM) Fidelity MSCI Communication Services ETF

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  • Total Assets: $310 million
  • Div. Yield: 1.19%
  • Exp. Ratio: 0.08%
  • Options Available: No

Top ten holdings

XLC (SPDR)

  1. Facebook (FB)
  2. Alphabet. Class C (GOOG) 
  3. Alphabet. Class A (GOOGL) 
  4. Walt Disney (DIS)
  5. Activision Blizzard (ATVI)
  6. Verizon (VZ)
  7. Charter Communications (CHTR)
  8. Comcast. Class A (CMCSA)
  9. AT&T (T)
  10. Netflix (NFLX)

VOX (Vanguard)

  1. Facebook (FB)
  2. Alphabet. Class C (GOOG) 
  3. Alphabet. Class A (GOOGL) 
  4. Verizon (VZ)
  5. Comcast. Class A (CMCSA)
  6. AT&T (T)
  7. Netflix (NFLX)
  8. Walt Disney (DIS)
  9. Charter Communications (CHTR)
  10. Twenty-First Century Fox. Class A (FOXA)

FCOM (Fidelity)

  1. Facebook (FB)
  2. Alphabet. Class C (GOOG) 
  3. Alphabet. Class A (GOOGL) 
  4. Verizon (VZ)
  5. Walt Disney (DIS)
  6. Comcast. Class A (CMCSA)
  7. AT&T (T)
  8. Netflix (NFLX)
  9. Charter Communications (CHTR)
  10. T-Mobile (TMUS)

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