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SPDR SPY ETF (ASX:SPY)

The SPDR SPY ETF is the oldest ETF in the world and provides exposure to the 500 largest US-listed shares. These 500 shares represent approximately 80% of the total market capitalisation of the US stock market.

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SPY ETF share price and fees

Ticker code: SPY
Yearly fee (MER): 0.09%
FUM: $54.94 million
Monthly spread: 0.17%

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Range: 1 mth | 3 mths | 6 mths | 1 yr | 2 yrs | 5 yrs | 10 yrs

ETF share prices are updated using end of day data from the ASX. FUM, fee and spread data is updated monthly, with a delay. Refer to the ETF's PDS and the ASX website for up-to-date information.

Data Last Updated: December 2020

What does the SPY ASX ETF invest in?

The S&P 500 Index is made up of the largest companies listed on United States stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. By seeking to track the performance of the S&P 500, SPY provides exposure to some of the biggest names in the world like Microsoft, Visa and Johnson & Johnson.

What do investors use the SPY ETF for?

The SPY ETF can be used by Australian investors to get exposure to a broad basket of the largest companies in the United States of America. These companies are some of the largest, most diverse and successful companies in the world. The S&P 500 index is often considered the best gauge of large-cap American shares.

SPY's dividend information

SPY dividend yield

Last 12m yield: 1.41%

Dividend yield information is recorded based on the last 12-month returns. Refer to the Issuer’s website before choosing this ETF for its dividend yield.

When does SPY pay a dividend?

A quarterly distribution means the ETF or managed fund expects to return income (generated by the fund) or excess capital gains back to you, the investor, every three months.

SPY dividend reinvestment plan (DRP)

A ‘No DRP’ Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) fund means that the ETF or managed fund do not allow you, the investor, to take some of your monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly distributions as new units in the ETF/fund.

Fund issuer

State Street Global Advisors (State Street) is one of Australia’s and the world’s largest ETF issuers, both by the total number of ETFs and money invested (known as Funds Under Management or FUM). It is the name behind SPDR ETFs (“spider”).

Warnings we apply to the SPY ETF

The following warnings are applied by our ETF research team. Please know that these warnings are based on quantitative metrics and our internal methodology. These risks are not exhaustive and therefore they should not be relied upon. Always read the PDS of the function and speak to your financial adviser before acting on this information.

SPY tax domicile

USA

This fund/ETF is not registered in Australia for tax purposes. This fund is registered in the United States of America and may expose you to extra tax rules. 

SPY ETF registry

Link Market Services is the second-largest share registry in Australia and operates from offices in 11 countries throughout Australasia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Sector Information

The Best ETFs global or international shares sector includes ETFs, managed funds and index funds which cover international equities/share markets.

International shares sector data

Average 1Y return: 15.83%

Average FUM: $474.60

Average fee (MER): 0.56%

How SPY compares:

1Y return: 19.18%

FUM: $54.94

Fee (MER): 0.09%

Sector information is recorded based on the last 12-month returns to December 2020. Refer to the Issuer’s website, speak to your financial adviser and always the fund’s Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) before choosing an ETF for its dividend yield, past returns or fees. Past performance can be a poor indicator of future performance. 

SPY ETF technical analysis chart

The Best ETFs technical analysis chart pack shows the 12-month share price movements, Stochastic bands and traded volume (for both up and down days). This chart uses end-of-day data, so it’s for illustrative purposes only.

SPY ETF performance

This chart shows the return of SPY shares up to a maximum of one year (12 months). Data in this chart is based on end-of-day pricing and NOT including dividends/distributions. Past performance is not indicative of future performance.

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