S&P 500 Company List

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Below you will find the SP500 company list.

We will also look at the history of the S&P500 index as well as the biggest companies in the index.




The Standard and Poor’s 500, referred to as S&P 500, is the stock market index that derives its value from the 500 largest companies listed on the United States stock exchanges.

The top 25 companies account for around 27.5% of the total market capitalization of the index.

The S&P 500 index is used in Conference Board Leading Economic Index computation as one of the factors to forecast economic direction.

The CAGR of the index since its inception in 1926, including dividends, has been around 9.8% or 6% inflation adjusted.

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Source: Macrotrends


Henry Varnum Poor published an investor’s guide related to the railroad industry by forming Poor’s Publishing in 1860.

The Standard Statistics Company developed its first stock market index consisting of 233 companies of the U.S., computed weekly.

It created an index composed of 90 stocks in 1926, with computation derived daily.

Poor’s Publishing and Standard Statistics merged to form Standard & Poor’s in 1941.

The index was renamed as S&P 500 stock composite index in 1957 by expanding to 500 companies.

It transitioned to a public-float weighted basis in 2005.

What Are the Biggest Companies in the S&P 500?

The biggest companies in the S&P500 index as of June 2021 are:

Apple – $2.1T
Microsoft – $1.8T
Amazon – $1.6T
Alphabet – $1.4T
Facebook – $839B
Tesla – $641B

Cleary tech has been a big outperformer in recent years, but this can change over time.

It is interesting to look back over past decades to see which were the biggest companies in the past.

Microsoft is the only company that has been in the top 10 since the 2000’s.

Apple has only been in the list since the 2010’s.

The list below from Charlie Bilello shows that the biggest companies list is constantly changing. Which will be the biggest companies in ten years’ time?

That is how you need to think about investing.

Will Tesla eventually become bigger than Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft if the electric car and self-driving revolution picks up steam in the next decade?

Of the companies above, will any of them be the next Eastman Kodak or Sears Roebuck? It is hard to image, but it is possible.

s&p500 company list

s&p500 companies list

List of S&P 500 ETF’s and futures

Below is a list of some of the most popular ETF’s and futures on the S&P 500.

These can be a great way to create diversified investments without having to make bets on specific stocks.

list of stocks in s&p 500

How to Invest in the S&P500?

To invest in the S&P 500, you will first need a reputable broker.

We recommend Interactive Brokers but ThinkorSwim is also ok. Schwab is good these days and Tasty Works is ok if you are looking to do basic option strategies.

Once you become proficient at trading options there is a whole new world of investing opportunities for you.

When buying shares in SPY for example, you can only profit through dividends and rising stock prices.

With options, you can profit in up, down, and sideways markets.

Check out these educational articles if you want to learn more about option trading.

Full SP500 Company List

Below you can find the full SP500 company list.

Symbol Company Name GICS Sector
A Agilent Technologies Health Care
AAL American Airlines Group Industrials
AAP Advance Auto Parts Consumer Discretionary
AAPL Apple Information Technology
ABBV AbbVie Health Care
ABC AmerisourceBergen Health Care
ABMD Abiomed Health Care
ABT Abbott Laboratories Health Care
ACN Accenture Information Technology
ADBE Adobe Information Technology
ADI Analog Devices Information Technology
ADM ADM Consumer Staples
ADP Automatic Data Processing Information Technology
ADSK Autodesk Information Technology
AEE Ameren Corp Utilities
AEP American Electric Power Utilities
AES AES Corp Utilities
AFL Aflac Financials
AIG American International Group Financials
AIZ Assurant Financials
AJG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Financials
AKAM Akamai Technologies Information Technology
ALB Albemarle Corporation Materials
ALGN Align Technology Health Care
ALK Alaska Air Group Industrials
ALL Allstate Corp Financials
ALLE Allegion Industrials
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Health Care
AMAT Applied Materials Information Technology
AMCR Amco Materials
AMD Advanced Micro Devices Information Technology
AME Ametek Industrials
AMGN Amgen Health Care
AMP Ameriprise Financial Financials
AMT American Tower Real Estate
AMZN Amazon Consumer Discretionary
ANET Arista Networks Information Technology
ANSS Ansys Information Technology
ANTM Anthem Health Care
AON Aon Financials
AOS AO Smith Industrials
APA APA Corporation Energy
APD Air Products & Chemicals Materials
APH Amphenol Corp Information Technology
APTV Aptiv Consumer Discretionary
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities Real Estate
ATO Atmos Energy Utilities
ATVI Activision Blizzard Communication Services
AVB AvalonBay Communities Real Estate
AVGO Broadcom Information Technology
AVY Avery Dennison Materials
AWK American Water Works Utilities
AXP American Express Financials
AZO AutoZone Consumer Discretionary
BA Boeing Company Industrials
BAC Bank of America Financials
BAX Baxter International Health Care
BBY Best Buy Consumer Discretionary
BDX Becton Dickinson Health Care
BEN Franklin Resources Financials
BF.B Brown-Forman Consumer Staples
BIIB Biogen Health Care
BIO Bio-Rad Laboratories Health Care
BK BNY Mellon Financials
BKNG Booking Holdings Consumer Discretionary
BKR Baker Hughes Energy
BLK BlackRock Financials
BLL Ball Corp Materials
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Health Care
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions Information Technology
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Financials
BSX Boston Scientific Health Care
BWA BorgWarner Consumer Discretionary
BXP Boston Properties Real Estate
C Citigroup Financials
CAG Conagra Brands Consumer Staples
CAH Cardinal Health Health Care
CARR Carrier Global Industrials
CAT Caterpillar Industrials
CB Chubb Financials
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Financials
CBRE CBRE Real Estate
CCI Crown Castle Real Estate
CCL Carnival Corporation Consumer Discretionary
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Information Technology
CDW CDW Information Technology
CE Celanese Materials
CERN Cerner Health Care
CF CF Industries Materials
CFG Citizens Financial Group Financials
CHD Church & Dwight Consumer Staples
CHRW C. H. Robinson Industrials
CHTR Charter Communications Communication Services
CI Cigna Health Care
CINF Cincinnati Financial Financials
CL Colgate-Palmolive Consumer Staples
CLX Clorox Consumer Staples
CMA Comerica Financials
CMCSA Comcast Communication Services
CME CME Group Financials
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Consumer Discretionary
CMI Cummins Industrials
CMS CMS Energy Utilities
CNC Centene Corporation Health Care
CNP CenterPoint Energy Utilities
COF Capital One Financial Financials
COG Cabot Oil & Gas Energy
COO The Cooper Companies Health Care
COP ConocoPhillips Energy
COST Costco Consumer Staples
CPB Campbell Soup Consumer Staples
CPRT Copart Industrials
CRL Charles River Laboratories Health Care
CRM Salesforce Information Technology
CSCO Cisco Systems Information Technology
CSX CSX Industrials
CTAS Cintas Corporation Industrials
CTLT Catalent Health Care
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Information Technology
CTVA Corteva Materials
CTXS Citrix Systems Information Technology
CVS CVS Health Health Care
CVX Chevron Corporation Energy
CZR Caesars Entertainment Consumer Discretionary
D Dominion Energy Utilities
DAL Delta Air Lines Industrials
DD DuPont Materials
DE Deere & Co. Industrials
DFS Discover Financial Services Financials
DG Dollar General Consumer Discretionary
DGX Quest Diagnostics Health Care
DHI D. R. Horton Consumer Discretionary
DHR Danaher Corporation Health Care
DIS The Walt Disney Company Communication Services
DISCA Discovery (Class A) Communication Services
DISCK Discovery  (Class C) Communication Services
DISH Dish Network Communication Services
DLR Digital Realty Trust Real Estate
DLTR Dollar Tree Consumer Discretionary
DOV Dover Corporation Industrials
DOW Dow Materials
DPZ Domino’s Pizza Consumer Discretionary
DRE Duke Realty Corp Real Estate
DRI Darden Restaurants Consumer Discretionary
DTE DTE Energy Utilities
DUK Duke Energy Utilities
DVA DaVita Health Care
DVN Devon Energy Energy
DXC DXC Technology Information Technology
DXCM DexCom Health Care
EA Electronic Arts Communication Services
EBAY eBay Consumer Discretionary
ECL Ecolab Materials
ED Consolidated Edison Utilities
EFX Equifax Industrials
EIX Edison International Utilities
EL Estée Lauder Companies Consumer Staples
EMN Eastman Chemical Materials
EMR Emerson Electric Company Industrials
ENPH Enphase Energy Information Technology
EOG EOG Resources Energy
EQIX Equinix Real Estate
EQR Equity Residential Real Estate
ES Eversource Energy Utilities
ESS Essex Property Trust Real Estate
ETN Eaton Corporation Industrials
ETR Entergy Utilities
ETSY Etsy Consumer Discretionary
EVRG Evergy Utilities
EW Edwards Lifesciences Health Care
EXC Exelon Utilities
EXPD Expeditors Industrials
EXPE Expedia Group Consumer Discretionary
EXR Extra Space Storage Real Estate
F Ford Consumer Discretionary
FANG Diamondback Energy Energy
FAST Fastenal Industrials
FB Facebook Communication Services
FBHS Fortune Brands Home & Security Industrials
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Materials
FDX FedEx Industrials
FE FirstEnergy Utilities
FFIV F5 Networks Information Technology
FIS Fidelity National Information Services Information Technology
FISV Fiserv Information Technology
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp Financials
FLT Fleetcor Information Technology
FMC FMC Corporation Materials
FOX Fox Corporation Communication Services
FRC First Republic Bank Financials
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust Real Estate
FTNT Fortinet Information Technology
FTV Fortive Industrials
GD General Dynamics Industrials
GE General Electric Industrials
GILD Gilead Sciences Health Care
GIS General Mills Consumer Staples
GL Globe Life Financials
GLW Corning Information Technology
GM General Motors Consumer Discretionary
GNRC Generac Holdings Industrials
GOOGL Alphabet Communication Services
GPC Genuine Parts Consumer Discretionary
GPN Global Payments Information Technology
GPS Gap Consumer Discretionary
GRMN Garmin Consumer Discretionary
GS Goldman Sachs Financials
GWW WW Grainger Industrials
HAL Halliburton Energy
HAS Hasbro Consumer Discretionary
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Financials
HBI Hanesbrands Consumer Discretionary
HCA HCA Healthcare Health Care
HD Home Depot Consumer Discretionary
HES Hess Corporation Energy
HIG The Hartford Financials
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries Industrials
HLT Hilton Worldwide Consumer Discretionary
HOLX Hologic Health Care
HON Honeywell Industrials
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Technology
HPQ HP Information Technology
HRL Hormel Consumer Staples
HSIC Henry Schein Health Care
HST Host Hotels & Resorts Real Estate
HSY The Hershey Company Consumer Staples
HUM Humana Health Care
HWM Howmet Aerospace Industrials
IBM IBM Information Technology
ICE Intercontinental Exchange Financials
IDXX Idexx Laboratories Health Care
IEX IDEX Corporation Industrials
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Materials
ILMN Illumina Health Care
INCY Incyte Health Care
INFO IHS Markit Industrials
INTC Intel Information Technology
INTU Intuit Information Technology
IP International Paper Materials
IPG Interpublic Group Communication Services
IPGP IPG Photonics Information Technology
IQV IQVIA Health Care
IR Ingersoll Rand Industrials
IRM Iron Mountain Real Estate
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Health Care
IT Gartner Information Technology
ITW Illinois Tool Works Industrials
IVZ Invesco Financials
J Jacobs Engineering Group Industrials
JBHT JB Hunt Industrials
JCI Johnson Controls Industrials
JKHY Jack Henry & Associates Information Technology
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Health Care
JNPR Juniper Networks Information Technology
JPM JPMorgan Chase Financials
K Kellogg’s Consumer Staples
KEY KeyCorp Financials
KEYS Keysight Technologies Information Technology
KHC Kraft Heinz Consumer Staples
KIM Kimco Realty Real Estate
KLAC KLA Corporation Information Technology
KMB Kimberly-Clark Consumer Staples
KMI Kinder Morgan Energy
KMX CarMax Consumer Discretionary
KO Coca-Cola Company Consumer Staples
KR Kroger Consumer Staples
KSU Kansas City Southern Industrials
L Loews Corporation Financials
LB L Brands Consumer Discretionary
LDOS Leidos Industrials
LEG Leggett & Platt Consumer Discretionary
LEN Lennar Consumer Discretionary
LH LabCorp Health Care
LHX L3Harris Technologies Industrials
LIN Linde Materials
LKQ LKQ Corporation Consumer Discretionary
LLY Eli Lilly & Co Health Care
LMT Lockheed Martin Industrials
LNC Lincoln National Financials
LNT Alliant Energy Utilities
LOW Lowe’s Consumer Discretionary
LRCX Lam Research Information Technology
LUMN Lumen Technologies Communication Services
LUV Southwest Airlines Industrials
LVS Las Vegas Sands Consumer Discretionary
LW Lamb Weston Consumer Staples
LYB LyondellBasell Materials
LYV Live Nation Entertainment Communication Services
MA Mastercard Information Technology
MAA Mid-America Apartments Real Estate
MAR Marriott International Consumer Discretionary
MAS Masco Industrials
MCD McDonald’s Consumer Discretionary
MCHP Microchip Technology Information Technology
MCK McKesson Corporation Health Care
MCO Moody’s Corporation Financials
MDLZ Mondelez International Consumer Staples
MDT Medtronic Health Care
MET MetLife Financials
MGM MGM Resorts International Consumer Discretionary
MHK Mohawk Industries Consumer Discretionary
MKC McCormick & Company Consumer Staples
MKTX MarketAxess Financials
MLM Martin Marietta Materials Materials
MMC Marsh & McLennan Financials
MMM 3M Industrials
MNST Monster Beverage Consumer Staples
MO Altria Group Consumer Staples
MOS The Mosaic Company Materials
MPC Marathon Petroleum Energy
MPWR Monolithic Power Systems Information Technology
MRK Merck & Co Health Care
MRO Marathon Oil Energy
MS Morgan Stanley Financials
MSCI MSCI Financials
MSFT Microsoft Information Technology
MSI Motorola Solutions Information Technology
MTB M&T Bank Financials
MTD Mettler Toledo Health Care
MU Micron Technology Information Technology
MXIM Maxim Integrated Information Technology
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Consumer Discretionary
NDAQ Nasdaq Financials
NEE NextEra Energy Utilities
NEM Newmont Materials
NFLX Netflix Communication Services
NI NiSource Utilities
NKE Nike Consumer Discretionary
NLOK NortonLifeLock Information Technology
NLSN Nielsen Holdings Industrials
NOC Northrop Grumman Industrials
NOV Nov Energy
NOW ServiceNow Information Technology
NRG NRG Energy Utilities
NSC Norfolk Southern Industrials
NTAP NetApp Information Technology
NTRS Northern Trust Financials
NUE Nucor Materials
NVDA Nvidia Information Technology
NVR NVR Consumer Discretionary
NWL Newell Brands Consumer Discretionary
NWS News Corp Communication Services
NWSA News Corp Communication Services
NXPI NXP Information Technology
O Realty Income Corporation Real Estate
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line Industrials
OGN Organon & Co. Health Care
OKE Oneok Energy
OMC Omnicom Group Communication Services
ORCL Oracle Information Technology
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive Consumer Discretionary
OTIS Otis Worldwide Industrials
OXY Occidental Petroleum Energy
PAYC Paycom Information Technology
PAYX Paychex Information Technology
PBCT People’s United Financial Financials
PCAR Paccar Industrials
PEAK Healthpeak Properties Real Estate
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Utilities
PENN Penn National Gaming Consumer Discretionary
PEP PepsiCo Consumer Staples
PFE Pfizer Health Care
PFG Principal Financial Group Financials
PG Procter & Gamble Consumer Staples
PGR Progressive Corporation Financials
PH Parker-Hannifin Industrials
PHM PulteGroup Consumer Discretionary
PKG Packaging Corporation of America Materials
PKI PerkinElmer Health Care
PLD Prologis Real Estate
PM Philip Morris International Consumer Staples
PNC PNC Financial Services Financials
PNR Pentair Industrials
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Utilities
POOL Pool Corporation Consumer Discretionary
PPG PPG Industries Materials
PPL PPL Utilities
PRGO Perrigo Health Care
PRU Prudential Financial Financials
PSA Public Storage Real Estate
PSX Phillips 66 Energy
PTC PTC Information Technology
PVH PVH Consumer Discretionary
PWR Quanta Services Industrials
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Energy
PYPL PayPal Information Technology
QCOM Qualcomm Information Technology
QRVO Qorvo Information Technology
RCL Royal Caribbean Group Consumer Discretionary
RE Everest Re Financials
REG Regency Centers Real Estate
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Health Care
RF Regions Financial Corporation Financials
RHI Robert Half International Industrials
RJF Raymond James Financial Financials
RL Ralph Lauren Corporation Consumer Discretionary
RMD ResMed Health Care
ROK Rockwell Automation Industrials
ROL Rollins Industrials
ROP Roper Technologies Industrials
ROST Ross Stores Consumer Discretionary
RSG Republic Services Industrials
RTX Raytheon Technologies Industrials
SBAC SBA Communications Real Estate
SBUX Starbucks Consumer Discretionary
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation Financials
SEE Sealed Air Materials
SHW Sherwin-Williams Materials
SIVB SVB Financial Financials
SJM JM Smucker Consumer Staples
SLB Schlumberger Energy
SNA Snap-on Industrials
SNPS Synopsys Information Technology
SO Southern Company Utilities
SPG Simon Property Group Real Estate
SPGI S&P Global Financials
SRE Sempra Energy Utilities
STE Steris Health Care
STT State Street Corporation Financials
STX Seagate Technology Information Technology
STZ Constellation Brands Consumer Staples
SWK Stanley Black & Decker Industrials
SWKS Skyworks Solutions Information Technology
SYF Synchrony Financial Financials
SYK Stryker Corporation Health Care
SYY Sysco Consumer Staples
T AT&T Communication Services
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Company Consumer Staples
TDG TransDigm Group Industrials
TDY Teledyne Technologies Industrials
TEL TE Connectivity Information Technology
TER Teradyne Information Technology
TFC Truist Financial Financials
TFX Teleflex Health Care
TGT Target Corporation Consumer Discretionary
TJX TJX Companies Consumer Discretionary
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Health Care
TMUS T-Mobile US Communication Services
TPR Tapestry Consumer Discretionary
TRMB Trimble Information Technology
TROW T. Rowe Price Financials
TRV The Travelers Companies Financials
TSCO Tractor Supply Company Consumer Discretionary
TSLA Tesla Consumer Discretionary
TSN Tyson Foods Consumer Staples
TT Trane Technologies Industrials
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Communication Services
TWTR Twitter Communication Services
TXN Texas Instruments Information Technology
TXT Textron Industrials
TYL Tyler Technologies Information Technology
UA Under Armour Consumer Discretionary
UAA Under Armour Consumer Discretionary
UAL United Airlines Industrials
UDR UDR Real Estate
UHS Universal Health Services Health Care
ULTA Ulta Beauty Consumer Discretionary
UNH UnitedHealth Group Health Care
UNM Unum Group Financials
UNP Union Pacific Industrials
UPS United Parcel Service Industrials
URI United Rentals Industrials
USB US Bancorp Financials
V Visa Information Technology
VFC VF Corporation Consumer Discretionary
VIAC ViacomCBS Communication Services
VLO Valero Energy Energy
VMC Vulcan Materials Materials
VNO Vornado Realty Trust Real Estate
VRSK Verisk Analytics Industrials
VRSN Verisign Information Technology
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Health Care
VTR Ventas Real Estate
VTRS Viatris Health Care
VZ Verizon Communications Communication Services
WAB Wabtec Industrials
WAT Waters Corporation Health Care
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Consumer Staples
WDC Western Digital Information Technology
WEC WEC Energy Group Utilities
WELL Welltower Real Estate
WFC Wells Fargo Financials
WHR Whirlpool Corporation Consumer Discretionary
WLTW Willis Towers Watson Financials
WM Waste Management Industrials
WMB Williams Companies Energy
WMT Walmart Consumer Staples
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation Financials
WRK WestRock Materials
WST West Pharmaceutical Services Health Care
WU Western Union Information Technology
WY Weyerhaeuser Real Estate
WYNN Wynn Resorts Consumer Discretionary
XEL Xcel Energy Utilities
XLNX Xilinx Information Technology
XOM ExxonMobil Energy
XRAY Dentsply Sirona Health Care
XYL Xylem Industrials
YUM Yum! Brands Consumer Discretionary
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Health Care
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Information Technology
ZION Zions Bancorp Financials
ZTS Zoetis Health Care


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Disclaimer: The information above is for educational purposes only and should not be treated as investment advice. The strategy presented would not be suitable for investors who are not familiar with exchange traded options. Any readers interested in this strategy should do their own research and seek advice from a licensed financial adviser.

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