Last Update: 30 June 2022

The best performing Sector in the last 10 years is Information Technology, that granded a +17.81% annualized return.

The worst is Energy, with a +4.48% 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 2022
Cells with red background indicate returns lower than the US Inflation recorded in the same period. US Inflation is updated to May 2022. Waiting for updates, inflation of Jun 2022 is set to 0%. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 7.57% , 3Y: 4.51% , 5Y: 3.61% , 10Y: 2.46%
ETF 1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*)
Information Technology (XLK) -9.26 -19.81 -26.57 -13.21 18.90 19.79 17.81
Healthcare (XLV) -2.62 -6.00 -8.32 2.95 13.35 11.93 14.77
Consumer Discretionary (XLY) -10.84 -25.52 -32.50 -22.47 5.84 10.12 13.58
[Benchmark] S&P 500 (SPY) -8.25 -16.11 -19.98 -10.61 10.58 11.23 12.86
Financials (XLF) -10.87 -17.50 -18.72 -12.69 6.67 7.11 12.33
Industrials (XLI) -7.37 -14.82 -16.82 -13.44 5.91 7.03 11.53
Consumer Staples (XLP) -2.37 -4.19 -5.28 5.76 10.38 8.50 10.50
Utilities (XLU) -4.91 -5.08 -0.60 13.41 8.72 9.52 10.25
Materials (XLB) -13.87 -15.94 -17.91 -8.76 10.19 8.65 9.89
Real Estate (XLRE) -6.87 -14.77 -20.05 -5.76 6.75 8.27 8.57
Communication Services (XLC) -9.60 -20.91 -29.79 -32.38 4.19 2.70 6.37
Energy (XLE) -17.12 -5.45 31.42 38.89 10.38 7.12 4.48
Stocks Bonds Commodities
(*) annualized

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class and Commodity Seasonality page.

S&P 500 Sector Yearly Returns

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S&P 500 SECTORS - YEARLY RETURNS (%)
Last Update: 30 June 2022
Cells with red background indicate returns lower than the US Inflation recorded in the same period. US Inflation is updated to May 2022. Waiting for updates, inflation of Jun 2022 is set to 0%.
ETF 2022(*) 2021 2020 2019
Information Technology (XLK) -26.57 34.83 43.62 49.86
Healthcare (XLV) -8.32 25.59 13.34 20.45
Consumer Discretionary (XLY) -32.50 27.93 29.63 28.39
[Benchmark] S&P 500 (SPY) -19.98 28.74 18.37 31.22
Financials (XLF) -18.72 34.82 -1.68 31.87
Industrials (XLI) -16.82 21.09 10.96 29.09
Consumer Staples (XLP) -5.28 17.20 10.15 27.43
Utilities (XLU) -0.60 16.81 0.57 25.91
Materials (XLB) -17.91 27.45 20.52 24.13
Real Estate (XLRE) -20.05 45.26 -2.11 28.69
Communication Services (XLC) -29.79 15.96 26.91 31.05
Energy (XLE) 31.42 53.31 -32.51 11.73
Stocks Bonds Commodities
(*)YTD - 30 June 2022

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 2022
3Y
5Y
10Y
ETF Return DD Return DD Return DD
Information Technology (XLK) +68.10 -26.57 +146.67 -26.57 +415.00 -26.57
Healthcare (XLV) +45.62 -12.59 +75.65 -12.59 +296.47 -13.21
Consumer Discretionary (XLY) +18.57 -32.50 +61.90 -32.50 +257.21 -32.50
[Benchmark] S&P 500 (SPY) +35.23 -19.98 +70.25 -19.98 +235.24 -19.98
Financials (XLF) +21.38 -31.75 +41.01 -31.75 +219.85 -31.75
Industrials (XLI) +18.81 -27.13 +40.44 -27.13 +197.76 -27.13
Consumer Staples (XLP) +34.48 -13.28 +50.34 -13.63 +171.32 -13.63
Utilities (XLU) +28.51 -18.82 +57.54 -18.82 +165.26 -18.82
Materials (XLB) +33.78 -26.15 +51.42 -26.15 +156.77 -26.15
Real Estate (XLRE) +21.65 -20.35 +48.76 -20.35 +127.61 -20.35
Communication Services (XLC) +13.09 -36.06 +14.25 -36.06 +85.38 -36.06
Energy (XLE) +34.48 -50.98 +41.07 -58.14 +55.04 -63.92
Stocks Bonds Commodities
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