SPDR® Dow Jones® Industrial Average ETF Trust (DIA) gives investors highly liquid, transparent and cost-efficient exposure to a diversified collection of well-known companies at the heart of the US economy. DIA’s pedigree, deep trading volume and low cost of ownership make it a relatively attractive tool for institutional investors looking for exposure to the US stock market with the liquidity and flexibility to implement a variety of strategies.
DIA is an ETF designed to track the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is composed of 30 blue-chip US stocks. DIA provides access to the oldest, most widely quoted indicator of US stock market activity in the innovative ETF structure.
Three reasons to use DIA for your US equity exposure
One of the largest and oldest US ETFs, launching in 1998 and now with assets of $30 billion (as of 31 October 2022).
Delivered through a partnership between an ETF pioneer that is one of the world’s largest asset managers (State Street Global Advisors) and one of the most trusted index providers (S&P Dow Jones Indices).
Provides exposure to more established companies and a relatively lower weighting to tech-related companies than other well-known US equity indexes.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is a pioneer in index-based investing and ETFs. SSGA is one of the largest asset managers in the world, with nearly $3.5 trillion in assets under management.1 SSGA has managed a universe of index and active strategies for institutional investors for over 40 years and launched the first US ETF.
Creator of the world’s first ETFs 2
AUM managed globally by State Street Global Advisors 3
Indexing and portfolio experience 4
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1 Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices, as at 31 December 2021.
2 Source: State Street Corporation. This figure is presented as 30 June 2022 and includes approximately $66.43 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
3 ETFs managed by State Street Global Advisors have the oldest inception dates within the US, Hong Kong, Australia, and Singapore. State Street Global Advisors launched the first ETF in the US on 22 January 1993; launched the first ETF in Hong Kong on 11 November 1999; launched the first ETF in Australia on 24 August 2001; and launched the first ETF in Singapore on 11 April 2002.
4 Source: State Street Corporation, as of 30 June 2022.