If the leading index S&P 500 seems to an appropriate fit for your investments, then look no further then investing in the basket of stocks held under the S&P 500 index by taking the exchange traded fund route. A number of ETFs exist which invest in the stocks of the Standard & Poor's S&P 500 index which is known as the most accurate indicator of the overall U.S. economy. This article provides the list of ETFs which belong to the S&P 500 category and are available for trading in the U.S. capital markets. Following is the list of all 54 exchange-traded funds that FKnol has in its database for ETFs which belong to the S&P 500 category:
The iShares Core S&P 500 ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US large- and midcap stocks selected by the S&P Committee. ...Detailed Profile Dividend Frequency: Quarterly Dividend History
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US large- and midcap stocks selected by the S&P Committee. ...Detailed Profile Dividend Frequency: Quarterly Dividend History
The Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2x ETF provides daily leveraged exposure to the S&P 500, a market-cap-weighted index of US large- and midcap stocks selected by S&Pâ€™s index committee. ...Detailed Profile Dividend Frequency: Quarterly Dividend History
ETF S&P 500 ZVZZT Corp Ltd. (ZVZZT)
The ETF S&P 500 belonging to the Equity category, Large-Cap sub-sector and trading in the US market has the following ETF profile. ...See
The ProShares Ultra S&P 500 ETF provides 2x leveraged exposure to a market-cap-weighted index of 500 large- and mid-cap US companies selected by S&P. ...Detailed Profile Dividend Frequency: Quarterly Dividend History
These ETFs work by investing in the constituent stocks of S&P 500 index in the similar proportion, and attempt to replicate the performance of the index. Such ETFs allow investor to take position in a big basket of top 500 stocks of the American market by taking just one single trading position. Being a popular market indicator, a number of exchange traded funds have emerged allowing a variety of choice for ETF investors. However, one should keep note of the expense ratio which may vary widely and may also offer leverage. One can also take short position through S&P 500 inverse ETFs. (Also see, List of Inverse S&P 500 ETF.) While the S&P 500 index is a standard measure of the overall U.S. market and covers all possible sectors and themes of investment, there are several other S&P indexes and there are several other ETFs based on those indexes. For instance, if one desires to get exposure to small cap stocks or growth stocks or value stocks which are part of various S&P indexes, then one can look at the wider range of S&P Index ETFs.
Where do S&P 500 ETFs Invest?
A long list of companies and different financial instruments exist where the S&P 500 exchange-traded funds may invest the money collected from the ETF investors. Below is a small sample of companies whose stocks may qualify for investment by S&P 500 ETFs, though there can be many more businesses and financial instruments where these ETFs can park the capital for returns:
▶ MSCI Inc (MSCI): MSCI Inc. (MSCI), incorporated on July 2, 1998, offers products and services to support the needs of institutional investors throughout their investment processes. The Companys segments include Index, Analytics and ....Detailed Company Profile....Dividend History
▶ Nvidia Corporation (NVDA): Nvidia Corporation, incorporated on February 24, 1998, focuses on personal computer (PC) graphics, graphics processing unit (GPU) and also on artificial intelligence (AI). The Company provides service to its customers ....Detailed Company Profile....Dividend History
▶ Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD): Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), incorporated on May 1, 1969, is a global semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in offering x86 microprocessors, as standalone devices or as incorporated into ....Detailed Company Profile....Dividend History
▶ Microsoft Corp. (MSFT): Microsoft Corporation, incorporated on September 22, 1993, is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Companys segments include Productivity ....Detailed Company Profile....Dividend History
▶ T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS): T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging,....Detailed Company Profile....Dividend History