SPY is an exchange-traded fund that owns all the stocks in the Standard & Poor's 500 index

SPY is the largest and most heavily traded exchange-traded fund offering exposure to U.S. stock

SPY has a well-diversified basket of assets, which allocates its holdings across multiple sectors. 

SPY's current top 10 holdings are in the following companies: Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet,. 

SPY has topped 70% of its peers, both active and passive, in performance over the last decade  

SPY's highest trading volume day ever was Oct. 10, 2008 — 871,546,886 shares changed hands on that single day

A $100,000 investment in SPY on its first day of trading — Jan. 22, 1993 — would be worth $819,615.99 on Feb. 8, 2017

SPY's average bid/ask spread of a penny ($0.01) is lower than all of the individual S&P 500

SPY is the ultimate "set it and forget it" stock.  

SPY turned 30 on Jan. 22, 2023, and its trustee is State Street Bank and Trust, and its distributor is ALPS Distributor