S&P 500® Price Index

The first U.S. market-cap-weighted stock market index

  • Objective – Capture equity performance from the largest companies listed on U.S. exchanges
  • Approach – Cap weighted domestic
  • Holdings – 505 large-cap companies
  • Ticker – SPX
  • Features – Over $13.5 trillion is indexed or benchmarked to the index – widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities

Top five constituents


Historical Performance

S&P Historical Performance

From 3/4/1957 to 12/31/2021. Past performance is not an indication or guarantee of future results.

Annual Performance

Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Annual Return 13.40% 29.60% 11.39% -0.73% 9.54% 19.42% -6.24% 28.88% 16.26% 26.89% -19.44%

Sector breakdown


An American stock market index based on market capitalizations of 500 large companies having stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or NASDAQ. The S&P 500® is widely considered to be the leading indicator of the U.S. stock market and economy as a whole.

Source: S&P Dow Jones

As of 12/31/21

1 Based on GICS® sectors. The weightings for each sector of the index are rounded to the nearest tenth of a percent; therefore, the aggregate weights for the index may not equal 100%.

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