Top S&P 500 ETFs

The S&P 500® index

The S&P 500® is the major US stock market index. It tracks the 500 largest US companies. The S&P 500 index weights its constituents by free float market capitalisation.

ETF investors profit from price gains and dividends of the S&P 500 constituents. Currently, the S&P 500 index is tracked by 14 ETFs.

0.05% p.a. - 0.15% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the S&P 500®
10.61%
return in EUR in 2018 per 30/11/18

Cost of S&P 500 ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of S&P 500 ETFs is between 0.05% p.a. and 0.15% p.a.. In comparison, an actively managed fund on the US like the Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund A (Acc) EUR costs around 1.81% per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best S&P 500 ETF by 1-year fund return as of 30/11/18

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The largest S&P 500 ETF by fund size in EUR

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The cheapest S&P 500 ETF by total expense ratio

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S&P 500 ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

Besides return, there are further important factors to consider when selecting a S&P 500 ETF. In order to provide a sound decision basis, you find a list of all S&P 500 ETFs with details on size, cost, age, use of profits, fund domicile and replication method ranked by fund size.

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Provider
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B5BMR087 26,750 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETFIE00B3XXRP09 19,386 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE0031442068 7,156 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1CLU0490618542 3,950 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF D-EURLU0496786574 3,478 0.15% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETFIE00B6YX5C33 3,149 0.09% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USDDE000A1C22M3 2,619 0.09% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF AccDE000A1JM6F5 2,133 0.05% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Amundi S&P 500 UCITS ETF - EUR (C)LU1681048804 1,781 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF C-EURLU1135865084 861 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EURFR0011550185 739 0.15% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B7K93397 241 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF DistDE000A141DW0 195 0.05% p.a. Distributing Ireland Unfunded swap
ComStage S&P 500 UCITS ETFLU0488316133 154 0.12% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 10/12/18

 

Return comparison of all S&P 500 ETFs

The table shows the returns of all S&P 500 ETFs in comparison. All return figures are including dividends as of month end. Besides the return the reference date on which you conduct the comparison is important. In order to find the best ETFs, you can also perform a chart comparison.

ETF   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR 3.43% -1.59% 4.89% 11.84% 31.49%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF D-EUR 3.48% -1.58% 4.90% 11.77% 31.04%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF C-EUR 3.48% -1.59% 4.87% 11.74% 31.04%
Amundi S&P 500 UCITS ETF - EUR (C) 3.49% -1.58% 4.86% 11.70% 30.36%
Xtrackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1C 3.24% -1.59% 4.77% 10.81% 30.99%
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF Acc 3.26% -2.12% 4.75% 10.74% 30.31%
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF Dist 3.23% -2.11% 4.73% 10.72% 30.25%
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD 3.24% -1.61% 4.78% 10.60% 29.97%
ComStage S&P 500 UCITS ETF 3.20% -1.61% 4.69% 10.53% 29.75%
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Acc) 3.22% -1.66% 4.61% 10.48% 30.00%
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (Dist) 3.23% -1.65% 4.63% 10.48% 29.48%
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF 3.23% -1.66% 4.59% 10.45% 29.88%
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 3.20% -1.70% 4.56% 10.42% 29.79%
Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF 3.22% -1.68% 4.55% 10.41% 29.86%
ETF   2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
2014
in %
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR 11.39% 6.94% 14.85% 13.19% 29.73%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF C-EUR 11.29% 6.89% 15.13% 12.58% -
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF D-EUR 11.29% 6.90% 15.17% 12.62% 28.98%
Amundi S&P 500 UCITS ETF - EUR (C) 11.28% 6.72% 14.78% 12.32% 28.86%
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF Acc 10.88% 6.71% 15.20% 12.65% 28.59%
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF Dist 10.84% 6.71% 15.19% - -
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD 10.75% 6.64% 15.10% 12.50% 28.64%
ComStage S&P 500 UCITS ETF 10.66% 6.55% 14.41% 12.32% 29.84%
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (Dist) 10.64% 6.61% 14.84% 12.25% 28.19%
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Acc) 10.61% 6.71% 15.20% 12.62% 28.63%
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF 10.59% 6.66% 15.17% 12.58% 28.54%
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 10.57% 6.68% 15.05% 12.54% 28.57%
Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF 10.14% 6.68% 15.16% 12.63% 28.64%
Xtrackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1C 10.01% 7.88% 15.43% 12.75% 28.60%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/11/18; Calculations in EUR including dividends