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: March 27, 2017

Category: Market Index
Inception Date: 2000-04-05 00:00:00.0
Date Funded: 2009-08-31*

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month -0.5% -1.06%
Three-Month 4.16% 3.72%
Year-to-Date 5.5% 5.08%
One-Year 18.78% 17.48%
Three-Year (Annualized) 12.23% 10.48%
Five-Year (Annualized) 13.18% 13.02%
Since Inception 3.0% N/A
Volatility 9.68% 10.05%

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 com6.87%
2ABBVabbvie inc com0.95%
3AMGNamgen inc1.24%
4AMZNamazon com inc3.85%
5BAboeing co1.05%
6BACbank of america corporation2.37%
7BMYbristol myers squibb co0.91%
8BRK.Bberkshire hathaway inc del cl b new4.04%
9Ccitigroup inc1.58%
10CELGcelgene corp0.92%
11CMCSAcomcast corp new class a1.70%
12CSCOcisco sys inc1.64%
13CVXchevron corp new2.03%
14DISdisney walt co disney1.66%
15FBfacebook inc cl a3.74%
16GEgeneral elec co2.52%
17GILDgilead sciences inc0.88%
18GOOGLalphabet inc cap stk cl a5.59%
19GSgoldman sachs group inc0.94%
20HDhome depot inc1.69%
21HONhoneywell intl inc0.91%
22IBMinternational business machs1.63%
23INTCintel corp1.64%
24JNJjohnson & johnson3.18%
25JPMj p morgan chase & co3.10%
26KHCkraft heinz co com1.06%
27KOcoca cola co1.72%
28MAmastercard inc com1.14%
29MCDmcdonalds corp1.01%
30MDTmedtronic plc shs1.06%
31MMM3m company1.07%
32MOaltria group inc1.39%
33MRKmerck & co inc1.73%
34MSFTmicrosoft corp4.72%
35NKEnike inc cl b0.90%
36ORCLoracle corp1.67%
37PEPpepsico inc1.50%
38PFEpfizer inc1.98%
39PGprocter & gamble co2.22%
40PMphilip morris intl inc com1.62%
41SLBschlumberger ltd1.07%
42Tat&t inc com2.45%
43UNHunitedhealth group1.50%
44USBus bancorp del0.89%
45Vvisa inc.1.78%
46VZverizon communications inc.1.93%
47WBAwalgreens boots alliance inc new0.89%
48WFCwells fargo & co new2.77%
49WMTwal mart stores inc2.08%
50XOMexxon mobil corp3.22%

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.