SPDR® S&P 500 ETF
Fund offered by:
SPDR State Street Global Advisors
Ticker: SPY
Weapon grade
F
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$16.25 BILLION
in weapon investments
17
weapon stocks found
5.92%
of assets flagged
Data as of 9/30/19
For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure.
  Click a category to see the breakdown of companies in the pie chart and list below.
Military weapons
Major military contractors
Major military contractors
Top 100 military contractors
5.24%
of assets
16
holdings
$14.38B
invested
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
2.95%
of assets
11
holdings
$8.12B
invested
Civilian firearms
Gun manufacturers
Gun manufacturers
Manufacturers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Gun retailers
Gun retailers
Largest public retailers of civilian firearms
0.68%
of assets
1
holdings
$1.87B
invested
Weapon companies
17 holdings
17 holdings
  • 1. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B
    Major military contractors icon
    1.64% of assets
    $4.52B invested
  • 2. Boeing Co
    Major military contractors iconNuclear weapons icon
    0.82% of assets
    $2.25B invested
  • 3. Walmart Inc
    Gun retailers icon
    0.68% of assets
    $1.87B invested
  • 4. Honeywell International Inc
    Major military contractors iconNuclear weapons icon
    0.49% of assets
    $1.35B invested
  • 5. United Technologies Corp
    Major military contractors iconNuclear weapons icon
    0.45% of assets
    $1.22B invested
See all
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF $SPY is 5.92% invested in weapon stocks, with $16.25 BILLION invested across 17 equity holdings
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Financial performance
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Current fund
SPY
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF
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: 9/30/19
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
Less invested in weapons overall 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in military weapons 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0% less invested
Current fund
SPY
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF
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: 9/30/19
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
Less invested in weapons overall 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in military weapons 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0% less invested
Current fund
SPY
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF
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: 9/30/19
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
Less invested in weapons overall 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in military weapons 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0% less 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
4.19%
13%
11%
13%
5.92% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
4.22%
13%
11%
13%
5.93% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-0.04%
-0.08%
-0.07%
-0.05%
0.01%  lower
Find more financial data on SPY at Morningstar.com
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