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Which ETFs Offer Exposure to Colgate?

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Aug. 6 2015, Updated 10:05 a.m. ET

Inclusion in consumer staple ETFs

Colgate (CL) is in the consumer staples sector (XLP). The company figures 11th among the 39 stocks in the Consumer Staples Select Sector ETF (XLP) with a weight of 3.4%.[1. All ETF weights are updated as of July 17, 2015] Competitor Procter & Gamble (PG) figures first in XLP with a total weight of 12.7%. To learn more about the various ETFs providing exposure to PG, read Which ETFs Give You Exposure to P&G?

Colgate also has exposure in the iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (KXI) with a weight of 1.7%. This stock gives exposure to companies from around the world that produce essential products like food and household items.

Colgate is also included in the portfolio holdings of the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV), the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), and the iShares S&P 100 ETF (OEF) with weights of 0.3%, 0.3%, and 0.5%, respectively. These funds provide exposure to the following ten sectors:

  1. information technology
  2. financials
  3. health care
  4. consumer discretionary
  5. industrials
  6. consumer staples
  7. energy
  8. materials
  9. utilities
  10. telecommunication services
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Dividend aristocrat

The SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY) also provides exposure to Colgate. This ETF holds stocks that are dividend aristocrats, meaning they’ve increased dividends for at least 25 straight years. Colgate makes up 1.0% of the total fund, while peers Kimberly-Clark (KMB) and Clorox (CLX) together weigh 2.7% in SDY.

ETFs giving domestic as well as international exposure

Colgate also has exposure in the iShares Dow Jones US ETF (IYY) with a weight of 0.3%. This ETF gives exposure to a broad range of large and mid-sized US companies and gives access to 95% of the domestic stock market. Some of the most popular companies include Apple (AAPL), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B), and Pfizer (PFE).

Colgate weighs 0.6% in the iShares Global ETF (IOO). This ETF provides exposure to a broad range of large international companies in developed and emerging markets.

To learn more about FMCG (or fast moving consumer goods) companies, read Who’s Who of the World’s Most Popular FMCG Brands.

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