State Street S&P 500 ETF | SPY

Medium RiskEquity
State Street S&P 500 ETF
Issued by:State Street
Exchange : AMEX
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 2 units
State Street S&P 500 ETF | SPY

State Street S&P 500 ETF | SPY


The State Street S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is one of the most recognized ETFs and invests in companies across all eleven GICS sectors and is managed by State Street Global Advisors that has a total AUM of $2.73T.

SPY is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA in Jan 1993 and was the very first exchange-traded fund listed in the United States.

About the Fund Manager:
State Street was incorporated in 1792, has four decades of experience meeting complex client needs and is the third largest asset manager in the world managing $2.73T. It is the 2nd United States bank on the list of oldest banks in continuous operation. State Street is ranked 14th on the list of largest banks in the United States by assets.

SPY has invested in Technology (26%), Healthcare (14%), Financials (14%), Consumer Cyclical (13%), and Industrials (10%).

SPY has invested 100% of its assets in the U.S.

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The ETF is structured as a Unit Investment Trust and pays dividends on a quarterly basis. SPY is the best-recognized and is the oldest ETF to be listed. The fund tracks the massively popular US index, the S&P 500.

According to, "While SPY certainly may have appeal to investors seeking to build a long-term portfolio and include large cap U.S. stocks, this fund has become extremely popular with more active traders as a way to toggle between risky and safe assets."

Additional Information:
1. Fund Factsheet
2. The No. 2 most popular fund on planet is 'SPY'
3. Options Traders Prefer SPY Over Other S&P 500 ETFs
4. Another First For The SPDR S&P 500 ETF

How did we identify this ETF:
A complete pool of 2100+ ETFs is screened on various qualitative and quantitative parameters to evaluate efficiency, tradability and fit. The metrics used were alpha, beta, and R-squared with respect to the segment benchmark and ETF specific metrics such as expense ratio, drawdown, volatility and the overall rating. We evaluate all ETFs and assign a composite score based on our analysis and then select the top ones in a category based on that comprehensive score by the in-house research/quant analysts team. SPY is extremely cheap to hold and phenomenal trading volume makes it the perfect ETF for long and short-term investors alike and typically tops the rankings for the largest AUM. The strategy is rebalanced on a quarterly basis with the rebalancing mechanism being determined by an algorithm that takes into account the overall performance of the strategy so far.


SPY Charts
52 Week High: $|52 Week Low: $
PerformanceYTD actual1Y p.a3Y p.a5Y p.a10Y p.a
State Street S&P 500 ETF17.13%34.50%16.09%17.07%16.26%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown
Stock US98.74%
Stock non-US1.02%

SPY Holdings - Top 10

NameiWeightage (%)
Apple Inc6.08%
Microsoft Corporation5.98% Inc3.93%
Facebook Inc2.30%
Alphabet Inc2.13%
Tesla Inc1.62%
NVIDIA Corporation1.43%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc1.37%
JPMorgan Chase & Co1.23%
Johnson & Johnson1.17%

SPY Sectors/Industry Breakdown

Sectori% of market value
Financial Services13.65%
Consumer Cyclicals12%
Communication Services11.40%
Consumer Defensive6.28%
Real Estate2.66%
Basic Materials2.13%

SPY Countries

Countryi% of market value
North America98.98%
United Kingdom0.51%
Europe Developed0.33%
Asia Emerging0.15%
Asia Developed0.04%

Returns Calculator

Investment ofper month
gives returns of :
at 13.45% / annum
$in 10 years
for a time period of
Returnsbased on historic SIP returns of 13.45% per annum
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SPY Summary Data

Total Net Assets $i
Average Mkt Cap Mil $i
Symbol SPY
Exchange ARCX
ISIN US78462F1030
Cat. Benchmark S&P 500 TR USD
Asset class Equity
Category Large Blend
Country US

SPY Key Metrics

Net Expense Ratio 0.1i
Beta 1i
Valuations Rates Portfolio PE 21.93695i
3 Year Standard Deviation 18.44i

Fund Strategy

The SPY aims to track the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, which comprises 500 large- and mid-cap U.S. stocks. The fund intends to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500 Index. The Trust allocates almost all of its fund into common stocks, which are included in the S&P 500 Index. It is structured as a unit investment trust, which is a security that is designed to purchase a fixed portfolio of assets.

SPY Fact Sheets & Reports

About State Street

State Street Corporation is an American financial services corporation founded in 1792. State Street has been providing ETFs since 1993. Today State Street provides ETFs across major markets covering different asset classes. State Street prides itself in creating client oriented products.

State Street S&P 500 ETF | SPY