SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust
Fund offered by:
SPDR State Street Global Advisors
Ticker: SPY
Weapon grade: Fund is invested in military weapons above the threshold of 2% and below 3%; and/or civilian firearm manufacturers, above the threshold of 0.1% and below 0.4%. Assigned a grade of D.
How we track weapon investments
D
$10.49 BILLION
in weapon investments
18
weapon stocks found
3.16%
of assets flagged
Data as of 2/26/21
For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure. Click a category to see the breakdown of companies. When calculating a portfolio's exposure to a screen list, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
Military weapons
Major military contractors
Major military contractors
Top 100 military contractors
17
holdings
$8.63B
invested
2.6%
of portfolio
Cluster munitions and landmines
Cluster munitions and landmines
Manufacturers of weapons banned in 100+ countries
0 direct stock holdings
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons
Manufacturers/servicers of nuclear armaments
10
holdings
$5.9B
invested
1.78%
of portfolio
Civilian firearms
Gun manufacturers
Gun manufacturers
Manufacturers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Gun retailers
Gun retailers
Largest public retailers of civilian firearms
1
holdings
$1.85B
invested
0.56%
of portfolio
Weapon companies
18 holdings
18 holdings
  • 1. Walmart Inc
    Civilian firearm retailers
    $1.85B
    0.56%
  • 2. Honeywell International Inc
    Major military contractorsNuclear weapons
    $1.46B
    0.44%
  • 3. Boeing Co
    Major military contractorsNuclear weapons
    $1.16B
    0.35%
  • 4. General Electric Co
    Major military contractors
    $1.13B
    0.34%
  • 5. Raytheon Technologies Corp
    Major military contractorsNuclear weapons
    $1.13B
    0.34%
See all
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust $SPY is 3.16% invested in weapon stocks, with $10.49 BILLION invested across 18 equity holdings
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Financial performance
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Current fund
SPY
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust
Family
SPDR State Street Global Advisors
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 2/28/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-0.05% less in annualized returns
More invested in weapons overall 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in military weapons 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in civilian firearms 
<0.01% more invested
Current fund
SPY
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust
Family
SPDR State Street Global Advisors
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 2/28/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-0.05% less in annualized returns
More invested in weapons overall 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in military weapons 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in civilian firearms 
<0.01% more invested
Current fund
SPY
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust
Family
SPDR State Street Global Advisors
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 2/28/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-0.05% less in annualized returns
More invested in weapons overall 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in military weapons 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in civilian firearms 
<0.01% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Weapon analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall weapon weight
This fund
SPY - SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust
31%
14%
17%
13%
3.16% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
31%
14%
17%
13%
3.16% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
0%
-0.05%
-0.07%
-0.05%
<0.01%  higher
Find more financial data on SPY at Morningstar.com
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