Last Update: 30 June 2020

The best performing Sector in the last 10 years is S&P Information Technology, that granded a +19.70% annualized return.

The worst is S&P Energy, with a +0.29% 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 2020
ETF 1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*) ▾
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +6.94 +30.36 +14.90 +35.83 +25.85 +22.26 +19.70
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +3.07 +30.51 +2.55 +8.62 +14.04 +12.40 +17.64
S&P Healthcare (XLV) -2.44 +13.45 -0.83 +10.66 +10.10 +7.97 +15.52
US Large Caps (SPY) +1.78 +20.16 -3.18 +7.37 +10.57 +10.61 +13.84
S&P Industrials (XLI) +1.97 +16.94 -14.61 -9.22 +2.38 +7.13 +11.91
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) -0.22 +8.50 -5.61 +3.82 +5.09 +7.12 +11.70
S&P Utilities (XLU) -4.68 +2.68 -11.02 -2.08 +6.28 +10.02 +11.12
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +1.24 +13.16 -8.57 -2.15 +6.17 +7.38 +10.72
S&P Materials (XLB) +2.18 +25.80 -7.10 -1.44 +3.71 +5.27 +9.57
S&P Financials (XLF) -0.52 +11.86 -23.66 -13.99 -0.03 +5.27 +9.49
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +0.24 +22.40 +1.25 +10.82 +3.84 +5.10 +9.45
S&P Energy (XLE) -1.10 +31.91 -34.62 -35.34 -12.14 -9.16 +0.29
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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 2020
ETF 2017 2018 2019 2020(*)
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +34.25 -1.66 +49.86 +14.90
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +22.82 +1.59 +28.39 +2.55
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +21.77 +6.28 +20.45 -0.83
US Large Caps (SPY) +21.70 -4.56 +31.22 -3.18
S&P Industrials (XLI) +23.97 -13.24 +29.09 -14.61
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) +12.98 -8.07 +27.43 -5.61
S&P Utilities (XLU) +12.03 +3.92 +25.91 -11.02
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +10.69 -2.37 +28.69 -8.57
S&P Materials (XLB) +24.00 -14.87 +24.13 -7.10
S&P Financials (XLF) +22.00 -13.04 +31.87 -23.66
S&P Communication Services (XLC) - - +31.05 +1.25
S&P Energy (XLE) -0.90 -18.21 +11.73 -34.62
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(*)YTD - 30 June 2020

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 2020
3Y
5Y
10Y
ETF Return DD Return DD Return DD
S&P Information Technology (XLK) +99.31 -17.36 +173.11 -17.36 +503.72 -17.36
S&P Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +48.32 -21.41 +79.37 -21.41 +407.64 -21.41
S&P Healthcare (XLV) +33.47 -12.59 +46.71 -13.21 +323.08 -13.21
US Large Caps (SPY) +35.17 -19.43 +65.56 -19.43 +265.56 -19.43
S&P Industrials (XLI) +7.31 -27.13 +41.14 -27.13 +208.22 -27.13
S&P Consumer Staples (XLP) +16.06 -13.64 +41.07 -13.64 +202.23 -13.64
S&P Utilities (XLU) +20.04 -18.83 +61.20 -18.83 +187.04 -18.83
S&P Real Estate (XLRE) +19.66 -20.35 +42.78 -20.35 +176.87 -20.35
S&P Materials (XLB) +11.56 -26.16 +29.28 -26.16 +149.46 -27.37
S&P Financials (XLF) -0.09 -31.74 +29.27 -31.74 +147.60 -31.74
S&P Communication Services (XLC) +11.96 -17.72 +28.24 -21.67 +146.67 -21.67
S&P Energy (XLE) -32.17 -58.15 -38.14 -58.15 +2.90 -63.93
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