S&P 500 Companies By Weight

The Weightage of the S&P 500 Index is one of the critical criteria that any investor should be aware of. Weightage benefits are: (1) Understanding which sector or company impacts the index most (2) Helps investors to invest in high-weight companies called Blue Chip Stocks so they can make good returns on it.

The index is calculated based on the free-float market capitalization of the index constituents and covers almost 75% of the total US stock market. The contribution or impact of every company in the S&P 500 is equal to its weightage which is given below.

S&P 500 Companies By Weight (2022)

The top 10 holdings, with a combined value of about $14 trillion, account for about 30% of the S&P 500’s capitalization. These are good starting points for investors who want to know how the broader market moves.

S&P 500 Sector Weightage (2022)

As of March 2022, the S&P 500 sector weightage by total market capitalization was: Energy (4.8%), Industrials (7.8%), Technology (27.1%), Consumer Durable (10.9%), Consumer Staples (8.8%), Health Care (14.4%) and Financials (11.2%).

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Dow-30 Weightage | Nasdaq 100 Weight

Recent Changes in S&P 500

4 April 2022 Camden People’s United Financial
2 Mar 2022 Molina Healthcare IHS Markit
15 Feb 2022 Nordson Xilinx
3 Feb 2022 Gap
2 Feb 2022 Constellation Energy
20 Dec 2021 Signature Bank Leggett & Platt
20 Dec 2021 SolarEdge Hanesbrands
20 Dec 2021 FactSet Western Union
14 Dec 2021 EPAM Systems Kansas City Southern
20 Sep 2021 Match Group Perrigo
20 Sep 2021 Ceridian Unum
20 Sep 2021 Brown & Brown Nov
30 Aug 2021 Bio-Techne Maxim Integrated
21 June 2021 Moderna Alexion Pharmaceuticals
4 June 2021 HollyFrontier
3 June 2021 Organon & Co.
14 May 2021 Charles River Laboratories FLIR Systems
20 April 2021 PTC Varian Medical Systems
22 Mar 2021 NXP Flowserve
22 Mar 2021 Penn National Gaming SL Green Realty
22 Mar 2021 Generac Holdings Xerox
22 Mar 2021 Caesars Entertainment Vontier
12 Feb 2021 Monolithic Power Systems TechnipFMC
21 Jan 2021 Trimble Concho Resources
7 Jan 2021 Enphase Energy Tiffany & Co

How to Invest in S&P 500?

Many investors search stock weightage query for index investment propose, divide their portfolio to high weight stocks, and buy the stocks accordingly. However, the weight of every stock changes regularly.

Following that change is next to impossible for the general investor. To solve this problem, investors can buy S&P 500 ETFs or Index funds, which allow them to invest in one click without any complication.

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