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 S&P 500 Year To Date (YTD) Returns: 9.4 %
 S&P 500 Weekly Performance: 0.4 %
 S&P 500 Daily Performance: -0.49 %
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Short Term Trend for S&P 500
70 / 100
September 22, 2018 - All trends (long term, mid-term and short term) for S&P 500 index looks good.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 70 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts S&P 500 index in short term neutral to bullish trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 100 and hence a deterioration of trend.
Here are the Smart Investing & Trading Scores of the most requested S&P 500 stocks at 12Stocks.com (click stock name for detailed review):

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12Stocks.com: Top Performing S&P 500 Index Stocks
Hot S&P 500 Stocks of 2018 We try to spot trends by analyzing the performances of various stocks or components within S&P 500 Index and try to find best performing stocks. The movers and shakers. The winners and losers.

The top performing S&P 500 Index stocks year to date are
Advanced Micro[202%] Netflix [88%] Align [71%]
Advance Auto[69%] Illumina [64%] Amazon.com [64%]
XL [63%] Chipotle Mexican[62%] NetApp [57%]
IDEXX [54%] Intuitive Surgical[53%] Boston Scientific[52%]
View complete list of S&P 500 stocks by year-to-date performance

Now, more recently, over last week, the top performing S&P 500 Index stocks on the move are
Range Resources[11.3%] Chesapeake [11%] Unum [9.8%]
American Airlines[9.7%] Coty [9.7%] Under Armour[8.6%]
Viacom [8.4%] Caterpillar [7.9%] Kroger Co[7.8%]
Juniper Networks[6.9%] Hess [6.8%] Newfield Exploration[6.7%]
View complete list of S&P 500 stocks by weekly performance

Unfortunately not all S&P 500 stocks have done well this year. Investors of these stocks hope they have seen the worst and hope that these stocks are set to bounce back. The bearish stocks in this index year to date (YTD) are
L Brands[-50%] Aflac [-45%] DENTSPLY SIRONA[-41%]
Pentair [-36%] Coty [-34%] Invesco [-33%]
Mohawk Industries[-32%] General Electric[-30%] Incyte [-30%]
Newell Brands[-29%] Patterson [-29%] Affiliated Managers[-28%]
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Investors can get enhanced performance by riding the current stock trends. Using complex algorithms, 12Stocks.com has come up with Smart Investing & Trading Scores (on 0-bearish to 100-bullish scale) to identify best trending stocks. Top trending S&P 500 stocks are
American Airlines[100] Unum [100] Delta Air[100]
Starbucks [100] Viacom [100] Cisco Systems[100]
Hess [100] Edwards Lifesciences[100] Philip Morris[100]
Best Buy[100] Automatic Data[100] Jacobs Engineering[100]
View complete list of S&P 500 stocks by 12Stocks.com trends

12Stocks.com: Investing in S&P 500 Index with Stocks
The following table helps investors and traders sort through current performance and trends (as measured by Smart Investing & Trading Score) of various stocks in the S&P 500 Index.

Quick View: Move mouse or cursor over stock symbol (ticker) to view short-term technical chart and over stock name to view long term chart. Click on to add stock symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist. Click on any ticker or stock name for detailed market intelligence report for that stock.

12Stocks.com Performance of Stocks in S&P 500 Index

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading ScoreChange %YTD Change%
AALAmerican Airlines Transports43.611004.34-16.18%
UAAUnder Armour Services & Goods20.59743.2342.69%
UAUnder Armour Services & Goods18.70523.0940.35%
UNMUnum  Financials40.521002.71-26.18%
KRKroger Co Services & Goods29.98682.679.20%
DALDelta Air Transports59.621002.646.46%
IPGInterpublic  Services & Goods23.18592.3214.98%
AYIAcuity Brands Technology165.01952.27-6.24%
XECCimarex  Energy92.35522.22-24.31%
LUVSouthwest Airlines Transports63.77952.13-2.57%
NFXNewfield Exploration Energy29.05672.09-7.88%
MCDMcDonalds  Services & Goods164.22932.09-4.59%
FLFoot Locker Services & Goods48.27522.002.97%
MSIMotorola Solutions Technology128.41831.9242.14%
OMCOmnicom  Services & Goods70.95741.87-2.58%
CTLCenturyLink  Technology22.95801.8637.59%
MPCMarathon  Energy83.37711.8526.36%
NTAPNetApp  Technology86.84931.7956.98%
SBUXStarbucks  Services & Goods57.411001.77-0.03%
FCXFreeport-McMoRan  Materials14.61641.71-22.97%
LBL Brands Services & Goods30.36641.69-49.58%
VIABViacom  Services & Goods32.351001.685.01%
SOSouthern  Utilities 44.01251.63-8.48%
WUWestern Union Financials19.03571.630.11%
NOCNorthrop Grumman Industrials306.67451.61-0.08%
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S&P 500: Technical Analysis, Trends & YTD Performance
S&P 500 index as represented by SPY, an exchange-traded fund [ETF], holds basket of five hundred (mostly largecap) stocks from across all major sectors of the US stock market.

The S&P 500 index (contains stocks like Apple and Exxon) is up by 9.44% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -0.66% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of technical charts and trends:

SPY Weekly Chart
Long Term Trend: Very Good
Medium Term Trend: Good

SPY Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Good
Overall Trend Score: 70
YTD Performance: 9.44%
**Trend Scores & Views Are Only For Educational Purposes And Not For Investing

12Stocks.com: Investing in S&P 500 Index using Exchange Traded Funds
The following table shows list of key exchange traded funds (ETF) that help investors track S&P 500 index.

The following list also includes leveraged ETF funds that track twice or thrice the daily returns of S&P 500 indices. Short or inverse ETF funds move in the opposite direction to the index they track and are useful during market pullbacks or during bear markets.

Quick View: Move mouse or cursor over ETF symbol (ticker) to view short-term technical chart and over ETF name to view long term chart. Click on ticker or stock name for detailed view. Click on to add stock symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.

12Stocks.com List of ETFs that track S&P 500 Index

TickerETF NameWatchlistRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading ScoreChange %Week %Year-to-date %
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF 292.0570-0.490.49.44%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 295.52100-0.030.899.92%
VOOVanguard 500 ETF 269.671000.000.869.94%
OEFiShares S&P 100 130.5095-0.180.959.99%
SSOProShares Ultra S&P500 129.00100-0.091.6717.88%
UPROProShares UltraPro S&P500 58.31100-0.102.4824.89%
SPXLDirexion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF 55.3095-0.112.4824.75%
SHProShares Short S&P500 27.2600.04-0.8-9.68%
SDSProShares UltraShort S&P500 32.8900.05-1.64-19.72%
SPXUProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 31.9300.22-2.31-29.63%
SPXSDirexion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X ETF 21.13100.38-2.27-29.47%
 Smart Investing & Trading Score (0-Bearish to 100-Bullish)
12Stocks.com: Charts, Trends, Fundamental Data and Performances of S&P 500 Stocks
We now take in-depth look at all S&P 500 stocks including charts, multi-period performances and overall trends (as measured by Smart Investing & Trading Score).

One can sort S&P 500 stocks (click link to choose) by Daily, Weekly and by Year-to-Date performances. Also, one can sort by size of the company or by market capitalization.
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Stock Chart of American Airlines Group Inc.AAL American Airlines Group Inc.
Sector: Transports
SubSector: Major Airlines
MarketCap: 21658.4 Millions
Recent Price: 43.61    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 4.34%    
Day Change: 1.81
Week Change: 9.74%    
Year-to-date Change: -16.2%
AAL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AAL to Watchlist:       View:      Get AAL Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Under Armour, Inc.UAA Under Armour, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Textile - Apparel Clothing
MarketCap: 8155.3 Millions
Recent Price: 20.59    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 74
Day Percent Change: 3.23%    
Day Change: 0.64
Week Change: 8.6%    
Year-to-date Change: 42.7%
UAA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add UAA to Watchlist:       View:      Get UAA Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Under Armour, Inc.UA Under Armour, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Textile - Apparel Clothing
MarketCap: 3926.93 Millions
Recent Price: 18.70    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 52
Day Percent Change: 3.09%    
Day Change: 0.56
Week Change: 5.38%    
Year-to-date Change: 40.4%
UA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add UA to Watchlist:       View:      Get UA Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Unum GroupUNM Unum Group
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Accident & Health Insurance
MarketCap: 11044.4 Millions
Recent Price: 40.52    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.71%    
Day Change: 1.07
Week Change: 9.81%    
Year-to-date Change: -26.2%
UNM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add UNM to Watchlist:       View:      Get UNM Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of The Kroger Co.KR The Kroger Co.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Grocery Stores
MarketCap: 27064.9 Millions
Recent Price: 29.98    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: 2.67%    
Day Change: 0.78
Week Change: 7.82%    
Year-to-date Change: 9.2%
KR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add KR to Watchlist:       View:      Get KR Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Delta Air Lines, Inc.DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Sector: Transports
SubSector: Major Airlines
MarketCap: 34854.1 Millions
Recent Price: 59.62    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.64%    
Day Change: 1.53
Week Change: 2.92%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.5%
DAL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.IPG The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Advertising Agencies
MarketCap: 9601.06 Millions
Recent Price: 23.18    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 59
Day Percent Change: 2.32%    
Day Change: 0.52
Week Change: 2.07%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.0%
IPG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Acuity Brands, Inc.AYI Acuity Brands, Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Diversified Electronics
MarketCap: 9081.93 Millions
Recent Price: 165.01    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 2.27%    
Day Change: 3.67
Week Change: 3.71%    
Year-to-date Change: -6.2%
AYI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Cimarex Energy Co.XEC Cimarex Energy Co.
Sector: Energy
SubSector: Independent Oil & Gas
MarketCap: 11864.6 Millions
Recent Price: 92.35    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 52
Day Percent Change: 2.22%    
Day Change: 2.00
Week Change: 0.72%    
Year-to-date Change: -24.3%
XEC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Southwest Airlines Co.LUV Southwest Airlines Co.
Sector: Transports
SubSector: Regional Airlines
MarketCap: 33689.1 Millions
Recent Price: 63.77    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 2.13%    
Day Change: 1.33
Week Change: 2.14%    
Year-to-date Change: -2.6%
LUV Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Newfield Exploration CompanyNFX Newfield Exploration Company
Sector: Energy
SubSector: Independent Oil & Gas
MarketCap: 7040.51 Millions
Recent Price: 29.05    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 67
Day Percent Change: 2.09%    
Day Change: 0.60
Week Change: 6.74%    
Year-to-date Change: -7.9%
NFX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add NFX to Watchlist:       View:      Get NFX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of McDonalds CorporationMCD McDonalds Corporation
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Restaurants
MarketCap: 104864 Millions
Recent Price: 164.22    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 2.09%    
Day Change: 3.37
Week Change: 2.1%    
Year-to-date Change: -4.6%
MCD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add MCD to Watchlist:       View:      Get MCD Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Foot Locker, Inc.FL Foot Locker, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories
MarketCap: 10024.8 Millions
Recent Price: 48.27    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 52
Day Percent Change: 2.00%    
Day Change: 0.95
Week Change: 3.61%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.0%
FL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add FL to Watchlist:       View:      Get FL Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Motorola Solutions, Inc.MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Communication Equipment
MarketCap: 14098.7 Millions
Recent Price: 128.41    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: 1.92%    
Day Change: 2.41
Week Change: 1.3%    
Year-to-date Change: 42.1%
MSI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add MSI to Watchlist:       View:      Get MSI Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Omnicom Group Inc.OMC Omnicom Group Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Advertising Agencies
MarketCap: 20033.8 Millions
Recent Price: 70.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 74
Day Percent Change: 1.87%    
Day Change: 1.31
Week Change: 2.86%    
Year-to-date Change: -2.6%
OMC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of CenturyLink, Inc.CTL CenturyLink, Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Telecom Services - Domestic
MarketCap: 12761.9 Millions
Recent Price: 22.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 80
Day Percent Change: 1.86%    
Day Change: 0.42
Week Change: 0.92%    
Year-to-date Change: 37.6%
CTL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add CTL to Watchlist:       View:      Get CTL Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Marathon Petroleum CorporationMPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Sector: Energy
SubSector: Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
MarketCap: 27223.7 Millions
Recent Price: 83.37    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 71
Day Percent Change: 1.85%    
Day Change: 1.52
Week Change: -1.15%    
Year-to-date Change: 26.4%
MPC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of NetApp, Inc.NTAP NetApp, Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Data Storage Devices
MarketCap: 11568.3 Millions
Recent Price: 86.84    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 1.79%    
Day Change: 1.53
Week Change: 1.25%    
Year-to-date Change: 57.0%
NTAP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add NTAP to Watchlist:       View:      Get NTAP Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Starbucks CorporationSBUX Starbucks Corporation
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Specialty Eateries
MarketCap: 80443.8 Millions
Recent Price: 57.41    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.77%    
Day Change: 1.00
Week Change: 4.87%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.0%
SBUX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add SBUX to Watchlist:       View:      Get SBUX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 18676.1 Millions
Recent Price: 14.61    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 1.71%    
Day Change: 0.25
Week Change: 6.68%    
Year-to-date Change: -23.0%
FCX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add FCX to Watchlist:       View:      Get FCX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of L Brands, Inc.LB L Brands, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Apparel Stores
MarketCap: 14423 Millions
Recent Price: 30.36    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 1.69%    
Day Change: 0.50
Week Change: 4.8%    
Year-to-date Change: -49.6%
LB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add LB to Watchlist:       View:      Get LB Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Viacom, Inc.VIAB Viacom, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Entertainment - Diversified
MarketCap: 17793.7 Millions
Recent Price: 32.35    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.68%    
Day Change: 0.53
Week Change: 8.39%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.0%
VIAB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add VIAB to Watchlist:       View:      Get VIAB Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of The Southern CompanySO The Southern Company
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 49487.3 Millions
Recent Price: 44.01    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 25
Day Percent Change: 1.63%    
Day Change: 0.70
Week Change: 0.25%    
Year-to-date Change: -8.5%
SO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add SO to Watchlist:       View:      Get SO Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of The Western Union CompanyWU The Western Union Company
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Credit Services
MarketCap: 9704.56 Millions
Recent Price: 19.03    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 57
Day Percent Change: 1.63%    
Day Change: 0.30
Week Change: 1.6%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.1%
WU Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add WU to Watchlist:       View:      Get WU Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Northrop Grumman CorporationNOC Northrop Grumman Corporation
Sector: Industrials
SubSector: Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 42667.1 Millions
Recent Price: 306.67    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 45
Day Percent Change: 1.61%    
Day Change: 4.87
Week Change: -0.22%    
Year-to-date Change: -0.1%
NOC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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