Last Update: 30 November 2019

The main S&P 500 Sectors can be easily replicated by ETFs.

The best performing Sector in the last rolling 10 years is S&P Consumer Discretionary, that granded a +17.4% annualized return.

The worst is S&P Energy, with a +2.8% annualized return in the last 10 years.

S&P 500 Sector Historical Returns

S&P 500 Sector Returns, for last 1,3,6 Months and 1,3,5,10 years.

Columns are sortable, S&P 500 Sectors are pre-ordered by 10 year return.

S&P 500 SECTORS - HISTORICAL RETURNS (%)
Last Update: 30 November 2019
Short Term
Long Term Ann.(*)
ETF 1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y ▾
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +1.32 +2.74 +11.13 +15.01 +15.97 +12.87 +17.36
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +5.37 +11.20 +23.46 +31.64 +24.71 +17.62 +16.92
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +5.00 +10.27 +14.95 +5.52 +14.91 +9.06 +14.41
S&P Industrials (XLI) +4.50 +8.87 +14.97 +15.58 +11.75 +9.82 +13.86
S&P 500 (SPY) +3.62 +7.97 +15.27 +16.31 +14.76 +10.87 +13.33
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) -1.73 -0.77 +7.55 +17.93 +12.78 +8.07 +13.01
S&P Utilities (XLU) -1.87 +1.53 +9.94 +17.04 +14.18 +10.16 +11.83
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) +1.37 +2.71 +13.01 +13.35 +10.00 +7.52 +11.76
S&P Financials (XLF) +5.05 +12.57 +17.11 +14.23 +12.26 +10.81 +11.62
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +3.83 +6.37 +12.15 +17.55 +2.70 +4.22 +9.20
S&P Materials (XLB) +3.18 +6.44 +15.08 +12.37 +8.47 +6.20 +8.72
S&P Energy (XLE) +1.60 +3.39 +2.04 -7.72 -4.57 -3.05 +2.78
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(*) annualized

S&P 500 Sector Yearly Returns

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S&P 500 SECTORS - YEARLY RETURNS (%)
ETF 2016 2017 2018 (YTD)
2019
Last 10Y
Ann.
 ▾
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +5.97 +22.82 +1.59 +24.9% +17.4%
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +15.02 +34.25 -1.66 +43.7% +16.9%
S&P Healthcare (XLV) -2.76 +21.77 +6.28 +16.4% +14.4%
S&P Industrials (XLI) +20.01 +23.97 -13.24 +29.4% +13.9%
S&P 500 (SPY) +12.00 +21.70 -4.56 +27.5% +13.3%
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +2.74 +10.69 -2.37 +27.3% +13.0%
S&P Utilities (XLU) +16.06 +12.03 +3.92 +21.9% +11.8%
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) +4.98 +12.98 -8.07 +24.4% +11.8%
S&P Financials (XLF) +22.42 +22.00 -13.04 +28.5% +11.6%
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +22.79 -5.50 -16.77 +28.2% +9.2%
S&P Materials (XLB) +16.80 +24.00 -14.87 +20.7% +8.7%
S&P Energy (XLE) +28.02 -0.90 -18.21 +5.4% +2.8%
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Last Update: 30 November 2019

S&P 500 Sector Drawdowns

S&P 500 Sector Maximum Drawdowns, in last 3,5,10 years.

The following table represents S&P 500 Sector total returns and maximum drawdown in the same period. Columns are sortable.

S&P 500 SECTORS - TOTAL RETURNS vs DRAWDOWNS (%)
Return: Total Return (%) - DD: Maximum Drawdown (%)
Last Update: 30 November 2019
3Y
5Y
10Y
ETF Return DD Return DD Return ▾ DD
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +55.96 -15.19 +83.20 -15.19 +395.47 -16.08
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +93.94 -17.36 +125.09 -17.36 +377.30 -17.36
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +51.73 -9.35 +54.31 -13.21 +284.29 -13.21
S&P Industrials (XLI) +39.55 -17.67 +59.74 -17.67 +266.04 -23.69
S&P 500 (SPY) +51.12 -13.52 +67.54 -13.52 +249.41 -16.22
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +43.45 -8.99 +47.41 -13.08 +239.80 -17.37
S&P Utilities (XLU) +48.87 -12.51 +62.22 -12.73 +205.96 -12.73
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) +33.11 -13.64 +43.67 -13.64 +204.00 -13.64
S&P Financials (XLF) +41.48 -18.40 +67.08 -18.40 +200.16 -29.20
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +8.32 -21.67 +22.97 -21.67 +141.15 -21.67
S&P Materials (XLB) +27.62 -18.14 +35.12 -23.07 +130.66 -27.37
S&P Energy (XLE) -13.10 -24.42 -14.33 -29.95 +31.55 -41.10
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