Last Update: 30 June 2021

The best performing Sector in the last 10 years is S&P Information Technology, that granded a +21.01% annualized return.

The worst is S&P Energy, with a 0.00% annualized return in the last 10 years.

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

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 June 2021
ETF 1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*) ▾
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +6.88 +11.38 +14.08 +42.60 +30.21 +29.52 +21.01
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +3.46 +6.39 +11.39 +40.80 +19.14 +19.49 +17.69
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +2.29 +8.31 +11.84 +27.83 +16.86 +13.88 +15.46
US Large Caps (SPY) +2.25 +8.36 +15.25 +40.90 +18.56 +17.54 +14.72
S&P Financials (XLF) -3.05 +8.17 +25.50 +61.64 +13.80 +16.89 +13.53
S&P Industrials (XLI) -2.29 +4.33 +16.36 +51.21 +14.86 +15.04 +12.91
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) -0.55 +3.09 +4.96 +22.48 +13.84 +7.78 +11.38
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +3.12 +12.97 +23.23 +31.92 +14.58 +9.46 +10.56
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +2.95 +10.63 +20.42 +50.93 +20.68 +10.27 +10.42
S&P Utilities (XLU) -2.22 -0.51 +2.38 +15.72 +10.35 +7.30 +10.40
S&P Materials (XLB) -5.27 +4.90 +14.67 +48.77 +14.71 +14.47 +9.93
S&P Energy (XLE) +4.19 +10.88 +45.07 +49.75 -5.66 -0.20 0.00
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(*) annualized

S&P 500 Sector Yearly Returns

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S&P 500 SECTORS - YEARLY RETURNS (%)
Last Update: 30 June 2021
ETF 2018 2019 2020 2021(*)
S&P Information Technology (XLK) -1.66 +49.86 +43.62 +14.08
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +1.59 +28.39 +29.63 +11.39
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +6.28 +20.45 +13.34 +11.84
US Large Caps (SPY) -4.56 +31.22 +18.37 +15.25
S&P Financials (XLF) -13.04 +31.87 -1.68 +25.50
S&P Industrials (XLI) -13.24 +29.09 +10.96 +16.36
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) -8.07 +27.43 +10.15 +4.96
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) -2.37 +28.69 -2.11 +23.23
S&P Communication Services (XLC) - +31.05 +26.91 +20.42
S&P Utilities (XLU) +3.92 +25.91 +0.57 +2.38
S&P Materials (XLB) -14.87 +24.13 +20.52 +14.67
S&P Energy (XLE) -18.21 +11.73 -32.51 +45.07
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(*)YTD - 30 June 2021

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 June 2021
3Y
5Y
10Y
ETF Return DD Return DD Return DD
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +120.78 -17.36 +264.54 -17.36 +573.48 -17.36
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +69.12 -21.41 +143.60 -21.41 +409.63 -21.41
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +59.60 -12.59 +91.54 -12.59 +320.87 -13.21
US Large Caps (SPY) +66.66 -19.43 +124.32 -19.43 +294.96 -19.43
S&P Financials (XLF) +47.36 -31.74 +118.18 -31.74 +255.78 -31.74
S&P Industrials (XLI) +51.54 -27.13 +101.46 -27.13 +236.68 -27.13
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) +47.55 -13.28 +45.43 -13.64 +193.80 -13.64
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +50.44 -20.35 +57.17 -20.35 +172.78 -20.35
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +75.76 -17.70 +63.02 -21.67 +169.44 -21.67
S&P Utilities (XLU) +34.36 -18.83 +42.25 -18.83 +168.87 -18.83
S&P Materials (XLB) +50.94 -26.16 +96.53 -26.16 +157.70 -26.16
S&P Energy (XLE) -16.04 -58.15 -1.02 -58.15 -0.03 -63.93
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