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SPDR® Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF

Fund Objective

The SPDR® Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Long U.S. Corporate index.

Ordinary brokerage commissions may apply.

Fund Information

As of 08/30/2015
Ticker SymbolLWC
Primary BenchmarkBarclays Long U.S. Corporate Index
CUSIP78464A367
Short Selling AllowedYes
Options AvailableNo
Gross Expense Ratio

The gross expense ratio is the fund's total annual operating expense ratio. It is gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. It can be found in the fund's most recent prospectus.

0.12%
Inception Date03/10/2009
Investment ManagerSSGA Funds Management, Inc.
Management TeamGlobal Fixed Income, Cash and Currency
DistributorState Street Global Markets, LLC
Distribution FrequencyMonthly
ExchangeNYSE ARCA EXCHANGE

Fund Characteristics

As of 08/27/2015
Average Maturity in Years

Average Maturity

The market value-weighted average maturity of the bonds in a portfolio, where maturity is defined as Stated Final for bullet maturity bonds and the average time to receipt of all principal payments for amortizing instruments, including mortgage pass-throughs, CMOs, amortizing asset-backed securities and ARMs.

23.78
Average Price$108.88
Average Spread226.6
Average Yield To Worst

For callable and/or puttable securities, the minimum value of the yield to maturity, yield to put, and yield to call. When aggregating YTW for a portfolio level statistic, the weighted average of the YTW and market value for each security is used.

4.97%
Current Yield

 Average Current Yield

The market value weighted average current coupon of the bonds in the portfolio divided by current market price of the bonds in the portfolio.

5.21%
Modified Adjusted Duration

Modified Adjusted Duration

An option-adjusted measure of a portfolio's sensitivity to changes in interest rates.  Calculated as the percentage change of a portfolio's value for a 100 basis point change in yield.

13.48 years
Number of Holdings1,276
Yield To Maturity

Average Yield to Maturity

The market weighted average rate of return anticipated on the bonds held in a portfolio if they were to be held to their maturity date.

4.97%

Yields

As of 08/27/2015
30 Day SEC Yield

30 Day SEC Yield (Standardized Yield) 

An annualized yield that is calculated by dividing the investment income earned by the fund less expenses over the most recent 30-day period by the current maximum offering price.

4.99%
Fund Dividend Yield

Fund Dividend Yield is the sum of the most recent 12 dividends within the past 365 days divided by Net Asset Value per share, expressed as a percentage.

4.58%

Index Characteristics

As of 08/27/2015
Average Maturity in Years23.81
Average Price$109.05
Average Spread225.3
Average Yield To Worst

For callable and/or puttable securities, the minimum value of the yield to maturity, yield to put, and yield to call. When aggregating YTW for a portfolio level statistic, the weighted average of the YTW and market value for each security is used.

4.95%
Current Yield

 Average Current Yield

The market value weighted average current coupon of the bonds in the portfolio divided by current market price of the bonds in the portfolio.

5.20%
Modified Adjusted Duration

Modified Adjusted Duration

An option-adjusted measure of a portfolio's sensitivity to changes in interest rates.  Calculated as the percentage change of a portfolio's value for a 100 basis point change in yield.

13.42 years
Number of Holdings1,733
Yield To Maturity

Average Yield to Maturity

The market weighted average rate of return anticipated on the bonds held in a portfolio if they were to be held to their maturity date.

4.96%

Fund Documents

Fund Market Price

As of 08/27/2015
Bid/Ask$38.08
Closing Price$38.00
Day High$38.19
Day Low$37.86
Exchange Volume (shares)2,494
Premium/Discount-0.40%
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Fund Net Asset Value

NAV

Market value of a mutual fund's and ETF's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding

As of 08/27/2015
Price$38.23
Shares Outstanding5.70 M
Total Net Assets$217.93 M
Most Recent NAV / NAV History XLS

Fund Net Cash Amount

As of 08/27/2015
Net Cash Amount$3,243,230.22

Purchase Information

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Performance Graphs

Month End as of 07/31/2015

Fund Inception Date: 03/10/2009

Index Inception Date: 04/27/2000

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Quarter End as of 06/30/2015

Fund Inception Date: 03/10/2009

Index Inception Date: 04/27/2000

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Fund Top Holdings

Subject to change.

As of 08/27/2015
NameWeightMarket ValueISIN
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 6.55 09/15/20430.71%1,514,434.99US92343VBT08
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP 6.75 03/15/20320.59%1,252,446.68US36962GXZ26
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP 6.875 01/10/20390.51%1,086,079.19US36962G4B75
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 4.672 03/15/20550.50%1,060,964.52US92343VCZ58
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 6.75 10/01/20370.47%1,015,621.29US38141GFD16
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM INT FIN 8.75 06/15/20300.36%775,851.94US25156PAC77
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP 5.875 01/14/20380.35%744,649.38US36962G3P70
ABBVIE INC 4.4 11/06/20420.34%725,747.12US00287YAM12
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 6.25 02/01/20410.33%700,672.43US38141GGM06
AT&T INC 5.55 08/15/20410.33%700,486.81US00206RBA95
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Index Top Holdings

As of 08/27/2015
NameWeightisin
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 6.55 09/15/20430.61%US92343VBT08
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP 5.875 01/14/20380.60%US36962G3P70
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP 6.75 03/15/20320.52%US36962GXZ26
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 6.75 10/01/20370.52%US38141GFD16
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP 6.875 01/10/20390.42%US36962G4B75
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM INT FIN 8.75 06/15/20300.39%US25156PAC77
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 5.012 08/21/20540.39%US92343VCM46
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 4.672 03/15/20550.38%US92343VCY83
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 4.522 09/15/20480.35%US92343VCW28
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS 4.862 08/21/20460.33%US92343VCK89

Fund Sector Allocation

As of 08/27/2015
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Index Sector Allocation

As of 08/27/2015
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Fund Quality Breakdown

Quality Breakdown

Barclays uses the "middle rating" of Moody's, S&P, and Fitch to determine a security's index classification. If only two of the agencies rate a security, then the most conservative (lowest) rating will be used. If only one rating agency rates a security, that one rating will be used. Where there are no security level ratings, an issuer rating may be used to determine index classification.  Barclays Index breakdowns are grouped into larger categories.  For example, AAA+ and AAA are listed as Aaa; AA1, AA2, and AA3 are listed as Aa, etc.

As of 08/27/2015
Aaa1.91%
Aa6.23%
A42.27%
Baa49.59%

Index Quality Breakdown

Quality Breakdown

Barclays uses the "middle rating" of Moody's, S&P, and Fitch to determine a security's index classification. If only two of the agencies rate a security, then the most conservative (lowest) rating will be used. If only one rating agency rates a security, that one rating will be used. Where there are no security level ratings, an issuer rating may be used to determine index classification.  Barclays Index breakdowns are grouped into larger categories.  For example, AAA+ and AAA are listed as Aaa; AA1, AA2, and AA3 are listed as Aa, etc.

As of 08/27/2015
Aaa1.80%
Aa6.46%
A42.96%
Baa48.78%

Fund Maturity Ladder

As of 08/27/2015
0 - 1 Year0.11%
7 - 10 Years0.18%
10 - 15 Years7.99%
15 - 20 Years15.35%
20 - 30 Years73.15%
> 30 Years3.22%

Index Maturity Ladder

As of 08/27/2015
10 - 15 Years8.98%
15 - 20 Years15.33%
20 - 30 Years71.37%
> 30 Years4.33%

After-tax returns are calculated based on NAV using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown. The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.

Performance of an index is not illustrative of any particular investment. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

Unless otherwise noted all information contained herein is that of the SPDR® Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF.

Barclays is a trademark of Barclays, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") and has been licensed for use in connection with the listing and trading of the SPDR Barclays ETFs. The products are not sponsored by, endorsed, sold or promoted by Barclays and Barclays makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in them.

As with all stocks, you may be required to deposit more money or securities into your margin account if the equity, including the amount attributable to your ETF shares, declines.

Global Fixed Income, Cash and Currency

Head of the Fixed Income Beta Solutions Patrick O. Bresnehan Managing Director Show Bio

Patrick is a Managing Director and North America Head of the Fixed Income Beta Solutions team at State Street Global Advisors. In his role, he oversees a team of portfolio managers providing clients with a broad range of fixed income index strategies including SPDR ETFs, institutional separate accounts and commingled funds.

Prior to joining SSGA, Patrick was a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at PanAgora Asset Management and managed multi-asset class quantitative strategies within the firm's Macro-Strategies Group. Preceding this, he was a Senior Vice President at Fleet Investment Advisors responsible for a team managing investment-grade strategies for institutional clients. Patrick began his investment management career as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Scudder, Stevens and Clark, Inc.

Patrick received a BA in Economics from Norwich University and an MS in Finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and Boston Security Analysts Society. He also holds the FINRA Series 3 license.

Portfolio Manager Kyle Patrick Kelly Principal Show Bio

Kyle is a Principal of SSGA and a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income Beta Solutions group where he primarily manages credit and aggregate bond strategies. Prior to joining the portfolio management team, he worked as an Investment Risk Management Analyst focused on SSGA’s fixed income and multi-asset-class products.

Kyle graduated from Boston College with a BA in Communication and Economics.  He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and the Financial Risk Manager designation.  He is a member of the CFA Institute, the Boston Securities Analyst Society, and the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Portfolio Manager Christopher DiStefano Principal Show Bio

Chris is a portfolio manager within SSGA's Fixed Income Currency, and Cash Investments team. He is responsible for managing several funds and ETFs within the Investment Grade Credit, Government/Credit, and Short Duration sectors.

Prior to his current role, Chris was a member of the Global Graduate Rotational Program at SSGA, a two year cross-functional program engineered to provide candidates with a diverse skill set and a broad perspective. Before joining SSGA, Chris worked as an engineer within the real estate development and transportation industries.

Chris holds an MBA from Boston College, and an MS and BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois and Union College respectively.

After Tax Returns

After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown, and the after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shres through tad deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retiredment accounts. After tax returns may not take into account year end tax adjustments, which are calculated only at the end of each tax year. The after tax returns could differ after year end tax adjustments are accounted for.

Barclays Long U.S. Corporate Index

The Barclays Long U.S. Corporate Index is designed to measure the performance of U.S. corporate bonds that have a maturity of greater than or equal to 10 years. The Index is a component of the Barclays U.S. Corporate Index and includes investment grade, fixed-rate, taxable, U.S. dollar-denominated debt with $250 million or more par amount outstanding, issued by U.S. and non-U.S. industrial, utility, and financial institutions. The Index is rebalanced monthly, on the last day business day of the month.

Important Risk Information

In general, ETFs can be expected to move up or down in value with the value of the applicable index. Although ETF shares may be bought and sold on the exchange through any brokerage account, ETF shares are not individually redeemable from the Fund. Investors may acquire ETFs and tender them for redemption through the Fund in Creation Unit Aggregations only. Please see the prospectus for more details.

 

Bond funds contain interest rate risk (as interest rates rise bond prices usually fall); the risk of issuer default; issuer credit risk; liquidity risk; and inflation risk.

 

The Fund invests by sampling the Index, holding a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics which may cause the fund to experience tracking errors relative to performance of the Index.

 

Distributor: State Street Global Markets, LLC, member FINRA, SIPC, a wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation. References to State Street may include State Street Corporation and its affiliates. Certain State Street affiliates provide services and receive fees from the SPDR ETFs.

 

Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus which contains this and other information, call 1-866-787-2257, download a prospectus or summary prospectus now, or talk to your financial advisor. Read it carefully before investing.

Premium Discount to NAV

As of 08/27/2015
Ticker NAV Close Bid/Ask Mid Pt Premium/ Discount
SPDR® Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF LWC $38.23 $38.00 $38.08 -0.40%
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Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus which contains this and other information, call 1-866-787-2257, download a prospectus or summary prospectus now, or talk to your financial advisor. Read it carefully before investing.