AIVSX is a mutual fund, whereas SPY is an ETF. AIVSX has a lower 5-year return than SPY (7.53% vs 9.98%). AIVSX has a higher expense ratio than SPY (0.57% vs 0.09%). Below is the comparison between AIVSX and SPY.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: U.S. - Large Cap U.S. Equity: Large Blend
Issuer State Street Global Advisors American Funds
Net Assets $256.72B $61.04B
Expense Ratio 0.09% 0.57%
Management Style passive (index-based) active
Dividend Yield 1.82% 1.92%
Minimum Investment N/A $1,000
YTD Return 18.10% 12.49%
1-Year Return 2.74% -0.46%
3-Year Return 12.56% 9.16%
5-Year Return 9.98% 7.53%
10-Year Return 13.31% 11.22%

AIVSX description

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital and income. The Fund invests primarily in common stocks, most of which have a history of paying dividends. Although the Fund focuses on investments in medium to larger capitalization companies, its investments are not limited to a particular capitalization size.

AIVSX returns

YTD Return 12.49%
1-Month Return -2.98%
3-Month Return 3.65%
1-Year Return -0.46%
3-Year Return 9.16%
5-Year Return 7.53%
10-Year Return 11.22%
AIVSX expense ratio is 0.57%.

AIVSX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (27.15% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Facebook Inc A FB 4.99%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.62%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 3.15%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 2.59%
AbbVie Inc ABBV 2.52% Inc AMZN 2.33%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 2.16%
Amgen Inc AMGN 1.61%
The Home Depot Inc HD 1.59%
EOG Resources Inc EOG 1.59%

SPY description

The Trust seeks investment results that, before expenses, generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the component common stocks of the S&P 500 Index.

SPY returns

YTD Return 18.10%
1-Month Return -1.67%
3-Month Return 6.76%
1-Year Return 2.74%
3-Year Return 12.56%
5-Year Return 9.98%
10-Year Return 13.31%
SPY expense ratio is 0.09%.

SPY holdings

Top 10 Holdings (21.61% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.28%
Apple Inc AAPL 3.63% Inc AMZN 3.12%
Facebook Inc A FB 1.88%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B BRK.B 1.6%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 1.49%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 1.49%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 1.46%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 1.39%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 1.27%
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