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Schwab 1000 Index ETF

Invest in America’s largest 1000 stocks.
Pay less than half the cost of Vanguard.

The Schwab 1000 Index ETF offers:

  • Broad coverage—This ETF covers 90% of the entire U.S. equity market and 100% of large-cap stocks.
  • An established index—The Schwab 1000 Index was created in 1991 as a more comprehensive way to track the largest stocks of the U.S. market.
  • Commission-free online trading1—Schwab clients can trade this ETF commission-free on

Lower costs than Vanguard and iShares:

Index ETF Annual Expenses2
Schwab 1000 Index ETF SCHK 0.05% Lowest Cost
Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF VONE 0.12% 2x More than Schwab
iShares Russell 1000 ETF IWB 0.15% 3x More than Schwab

The Schwab 1000 Index. A smart way to track the U.S. market.

Long track record: The Schwab 1000 Index was built in 1991 to track the largest 1000 stocks in the U.S.

Comprehensive design: The Schwab 1000 Index provides 100% exposure to the U.S. large-cap universe, unlike other U.S. large-cap indexes like the S&P 500®, which only samples it.

Objective criteria: The holdings in the Schwab 1000 Index are evaluated and ranked annually using clear, open rules.

You can read about the index and its historical track record in the white paper “The Schwab 1000 Index®: 26 Years of Battle-Tested Results.”

Investors should consider carefully information contained in the prospectus or, if available, the summary prospectus, including investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Please read it carefully before investing.