The Folio 50 was developed for investors seeking long-term capital appreciation and volatility comparable to the S&P 500.


The Folio 50 consists of the 50 largest stocks based on market capitalization that make up the S&P 500. The S&P 500 consists of the largest 500 companies that trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) based on market capitalization.

Since the Folio 50 consists of the largest companies in the S&P 500, this folio is expected to closely track the index. These large companies generally have the stability of developed products, established performance and experienced management. With this folio you can attain the benefits of index investing without the asset-based fees and other expenses typical of mutual funds and ETFs.

Last Updated: September 28, 2016

Category: Market Index
Inception Date: April 05, 2000
Date Funded: August 31, 2009*

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month 0.46% 0.2%
Three-Month 7.62% 7.21%
Year-to-Date 10.36% 7.99%
One-Year 22.62% 17.8%
Three-Year (Annualized) 12.81% 10.98%
Five-Year (Annualized) 16.07% 15.99%
Since Inception 2.6% N/A
Volatility 14.17% 14.49%

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
See how returns are calculated

* Returns reflect model performance from the Inception Date to the Date Funded, and funded performance since the Date Funded, if funded. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a strategy has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.

(% of Folio)
1AAPLapple inc com5.91%
2ABBVabbvie inc com1.07%
3AGNallergan plc shs0.97%
4AMGNamgen inc1.31%
5AMZNamazon com inc3.75%
6BACbank of america corporation1.68%
7BMYbristol myers squibb co0.97%
8BRK.Bberkshire hathaway inc del cl b new3.81%
9Ccitigroup inc1.41%
10CMCSAcomcast corp new class a1.63%
11CSCOcisco sys inc1.63%
12CVScvs health corporation com1.02%
13CVXchevron corp new1.94%
14DISdisney walt co disney1.56%
15FBfacebook inc cl a3.72%
16GEgeneral elec co2.87%
17GILDgilead sciences inc1.05%
18GOOGLalphabet inc cap stk cl a5.59%
19HDhome depot inc1.70%
20HONhoneywell intl inc0.91%
21IBMinternational business machs1.57%
22INTCintel corp1.75%
23JNJjohnson & johnson3.35%
24JPMj p morgan chase & co2.49%
25KHCkraft heinz co com1.12%
26KOcoca cola co1.92%
27MAmastercard inc com1.10%
28MCDmcdonalds corp1.01%
29MDTmedtronic plc shs1.25%
30MMM3m company1.13%
31MOaltria group inc1.33%
32MRKmerck & co inc1.79%
33MSFTmicrosoft corp4.61%
34NKEnike inc cl b1.01%
35ORCLoracle corp1.74%
36PEPpepsico inc1.59%
37PFEpfizer inc2.16%
38PGprocter & gamble co2.42%
39PMphilip morris intl inc com1.60%
40QCOMqualcomm inc0.96%
41SLBschlumberger ltd1.13%
42Tat&t inc com2.59%
43UNHunitedhealth group1.33%
44UPSunited parcel service inc cl b0.99%
45UTXunited technologies corp0.92%
46Vvisa inc.1.80%
47VZverizon communications inc.2.20%
48WFCwells fargo & co new2.61%
49WMTwal mart stores inc2.33%
50XOMexxon mobil corp3.70%

Steps to Create This Folio

  1. The stocks in the S&P 500 were ranked according to their total stock market capitalization. We selected the 50 stocks with the highest market capitalization.
  2. Each stock’s weight is determined by its market capitalization in comparison to the total market capitalization of the folio. The higher the market capitalization, the more the stock contributes to the folio.

Number of Securities

There are generally 50 securities in the folio.

Update Frequency


If the characteristics of the folio have changed substantially, the securities included may change. Also, corporate actions, such as a merger, or other events may cause changes to the securities held at any time. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a folio has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.