What is ES?
About CME E-mini S&P 500 Futures
The size of one CME E-mini® S&P 500® futures contract equals $50 (the contract’s multiplier) times the current CME E-mini S&P 500 futures level. The contract moves in ticks of 0.25 index points valued at $12.50 (exception: futures calendar spreads move in increments of 0.05 index points = $2.50 contract).
These futures expire on a quarterly basis and are listed two months out in the March quarterly cycle. These contracts trade electronically only on the CME Globex® platform nearly 24 hours a day around the clock, around the world.