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 13 ETFs.

0.05% p.a. - 0.20% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the S&P 500®
1.92%
return in EUR in 2017 per 31.05.17

Cost of S&P 500 ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of S&P 500 ETFs is between 0.05% p.a. and 0.20% 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 31.05.17

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

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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 19,527 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Dist)IE0031442068 6,852 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USDDE000A1C22M3 2,289 0.09% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF ADE000A1JM6F5 2,133 0.05% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
db x-trackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1CLU0490618542 1,918 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETFIE00B6YX5C33 1,635 0.09% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF D-EURLU0496786574 1,545 0.15% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi ETF S&P 500 UCITS ETF EURFR0010892224 1,013 0.15% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EURFR0011550185 783 0.20% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF C-EURLU1135865084 364 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B7K93397 197 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
ComStage S&P 500 UCITS ETFLU0488316133 141 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF BDE000A141DW0 - 0.05% p.a. Distributing Ireland Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 22.06.17

 

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 %
db x-trackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1C -1.25% -3.18% 4.97% 16.64% 60.81%
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Acc) -1.26% -3.23% 4.83% 16.36% 60.16%
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR -1.82% -3.07% 4.56% 16.34% 61.32%
Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF A -1.26% -3.22% 4.84% 16.34% 60.21%
ComStage S&P 500 UCITS ETF -1.29% -3.27% 4.76% 16.18% 59.82%
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF -1.27% -3.22% 4.82% 16.16% 58.67%
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis -1.28% -3.23% 4.80% 16.16% 58.40%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF C-EUR -1.83% -3.12% 4.47% 16.14% -
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD -1.28% -3.27% 4.81% 16.08% 58.36%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF D-EUR -1.83% -3.13% 4.48% 15.95% 59.47%
Amundi ETF S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR -1.84% -3.13% 4.38% 15.90% 59.79%
iShares S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Dist) -1.24% -3.23% 4.74% 15.89% 57.76%
Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF B -1.28% -3.69% 3.88% 14.20% -
ETF   2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
2014
in %
2013
in %
db x-trackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1C 2.02% 15.43% 12.75% 28.60% 25.81%
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR 1.94% 14.80% 13.10% 29.78% -
Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF A 1.93% 15.20% 12.65% 28.59% 25.95%
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Acc) 1.92% 15.20% 12.62% 28.63% 26.03%
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1.92% 14.98% 12.54% 28.31% 25.87%
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 1.90% 14.75% 12.48% 28.19% 25.77%
ComStage S&P 500 UCITS ETF 1.86% 14.41% 12.32% 29.84% 26.96%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF C-EUR 1.86% 15.13% 12.58% - -
iShares S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Dist) 1.85% 14.68% 12.22% 27.97% 25.70%
Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF D-EUR 1.85% 15.01% 12.58% 28.80% 26.17%
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD 1.82% 14.78% 12.43% 28.28% 25.87%
Amundi ETF S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR 1.80% 14.78% 12.32% 28.80% 25.97%
Source S&P 500 UCITS ETF B 1.41% 13.06% - - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 31.05.17; Calculations in EUR including dividends