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 S&P 500 Year To Date (YTD) Returns: -4.3 %
 S&P 500 Weekly Performance: -1.96 %
 S&P 500 Daily Performance: -1.96 %
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Short Term Trend for S&P 500
20 / 100
December 18, 2018 - Although long term trends for S&P 500 index are not good, the short and mid term trends are improving.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 20 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts S&P 500 index in short term bearish trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 10 and hence an improvement 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[83%] TripAdvisor [67%] ABIOMED [59%]
Advance Auto[59%] Fortinet [56%] Chipotle Mexican[53%]
Red Hat[47%] NRG [44%] McCormick & [43%]
Twenty-First Century[43%] Illumina [42%] Twenty-First Century[42%]
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
A. O.[2.3%] Stanley Black[1.4%] Hartford Financial[1.3%]
Everest Re[1.2%] Humana [1.1%] Allstate [1.1%]
J.B. Hunt[1.1%] Newmont Mining[0.9%] Comerica [0.8%]
FleetCor Technologies[0.8%] General Electric[0.7%] Bank of New York[0.6%]
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
EQT [-67%] Coty [-64%] General Electric[-59%]
Mohawk Industries[-58%] Newfield Exploration[-54%] Affiliated Managers[-53%]
Invesco [-53%] Western Digital[-52%] L Brands[-51%]
Aflac [-50%] Unum [-47%] Pentair [-46%]
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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
Eli Lilly[56] Aetna [51] Comcast [51]
CBOE Holdings[51] Campbell Soup[51] Republic Services[51]
Intercontinental Exchange[51] Pepsico [51] CME [51]
General Motors[51] Starbucks [51] Philip Morris[51]
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%
LLYEli Lilly Health Care108.3656-3.19%28.30%
AETAetna  Health Care212.70510.00%17.91%
AESAES  Utilities 14.8851-6.71%37.40%
DLRDigital Realty Financials107.5151-5.96%-5.61%
TRIPTripAdvisor  Technology57.7151-4.93%67.47%
CLXClorox  Services & Goods156.7451-4.73%5.38%
SBACSBA  Technology164.6151-4.57%0.77%
BXPBoston Properties Financials120.0551-4.53%-7.68%
LBL Brands Services & Goods29.5151-4.28%-51.00%
SYMCSymantec  Technology20.6551-4.27%-26.41%
EXRExtra Space Financials93.2051-4.23%6.58%
HOLXHologic  Health Care40.2651-4.01%-5.82%
AVBAvalonBay Communities Financials179.8751-3.76%0.82%
AEEAmeren  Utilities 67.3151-3.58%14.10%
DTEDTE  Utilities 114.1451-3.45%4.28%
AMTAmerican Tower Financials160.9451-3.40%12.81%
FRTFederal Realty Financials126.4951-3.38%-4.76%
HCPHCP  Financials27.9851-3.35%7.29%
WBAWalgreens Boots Services & Goods76.2251-3.20%4.96%
EQREquity Residential Financials67.7451-3.15%6.23%
HRLHormel Foods Consumer Staples43.1751-3.14%18.63%
NEENextEra  Utilities 175.6551-3.08%12.46%
UDRUDR  Financials40.7251-3.07%5.71%
ESSEssex Property Financials254.2751-3.05%5.34%
COGCabot Oil Energy22.6151-3.00%-20.94%
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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 down by -4.31% and is currently outperforming the overall market by 0.77% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of technical charts and trends:

SPY Weekly Chart
Long Term Trend: Not Good
Medium Term Trend: Good

SPY Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Good
Overall Trend Score: 20
YTD Performance: -4.31%
**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 255.3620-1.96-1.96-4.31%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 255.6520-2.57-2.57-4.91%
VOOVanguard 500 ETF 233.2320-2.57-2.57-4.92%
OEFiShares S&P 100 113.1120-2.56-2.56-4.66%
SSOProShares Ultra S&P500 96.4620-4.03-4.03-11.85%
UPROProShares UltraPro S&P500 37.0920-6.05-6.05-20.56%
SPXLDirexion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF 35.2720-5.80-5.8-20.44%
SHProShares Short S&P500 31.05461.971.972.88%
SDSProShares UltraShort S&P500 42.26464.094.093.15%
SPXUProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 45.72466.106.10.77%
SPXSDirexion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X ETF 30.22465.855.850.87%
 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 Eli Lilly and CompanyLLY Eli Lilly and Company
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 94969.5 Millions
Recent Price: 108.36    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 56
Day Percent Change: -3.19%    
Day Change: -3.57
Week Change: -3.19%    
Year-to-date Change: 28.3%
LLY Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add LLY to Watchlist:       View:      Get LLY Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Aetna Inc.AET Aetna Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 47063.2 Millions
Recent Price: 212.70    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 17.9%
AET Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AET to Watchlist:       View:      Get AET Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of The AES CorporationAES The AES Corporation
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 7464.6 Millions
Recent Price: 14.88    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -6.71%    
Day Change: -1.07
Week Change: -6.71%    
Year-to-date Change: 37.4%
AES Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AES to Watchlist:       View:      Get AES Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Digital Realty Trust, Inc.DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Office
MarketCap: 16657.8 Millions
Recent Price: 107.51    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -5.96%    
Day Change: -6.81
Week Change: -5.96%    
Year-to-date Change: -5.6%
DLR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add DLR to Watchlist:       View:      Get DLR Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of TripAdvisor, Inc.TRIP TripAdvisor, Inc.
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Internet Information Providers
MarketCap: 6155.79 Millions
Recent Price: 57.71    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.93%    
Day Change: -2.99
Week Change: -4.93%    
Year-to-date Change: 67.5%
TRIP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of The Clorox CompanyCLX The Clorox Company
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Housewares & Accessories
MarketCap: 17817.4 Millions
Recent Price: 156.74    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.73%    
Day Change: -7.78
Week Change: -4.73%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.4%
CLX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of SBA Communications CorporationSBAC SBA Communications Corporation
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Diversified Communication Services
MarketCap: 13971.3 Millions
Recent Price: 164.61    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.57%    
Day Change: -7.89
Week Change: -4.57%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.8%
SBAC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Boston Properties, Inc.BXP Boston Properties, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Office
MarketCap: 20709.2 Millions
Recent Price: 120.05    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.53%    
Day Change: -5.69
Week Change: -4.53%    
Year-to-date Change: -7.7%
BXP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of L Brands, Inc.LB L Brands, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Apparel Stores
MarketCap: 14423 Millions
Recent Price: 29.51    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.28%    
Day Change: -1.32
Week Change: -4.28%    
Year-to-date Change: -51.0%
LB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Symantec CorporationSYMC Symantec Corporation
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Security Software & Services
MarketCap: 19046.4 Millions
Recent Price: 20.65    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.27%    
Day Change: -0.92
Week Change: -4.27%    
Year-to-date Change: -26.4%
SYMC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Extra Space Storage Inc.EXR Extra Space Storage Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Industrial
MarketCap: 9695.71 Millions
Recent Price: 93.20    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.23%    
Day Change: -4.12
Week Change: -4.23%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.6%
EXR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Hologic, Inc.HOLX Hologic, Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 11938.2 Millions
Recent Price: 40.26    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -4.01%    
Day Change: -1.68
Week Change: -4.01%    
Year-to-date Change: -5.8%
HOLX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of AvalonBay Communities, Inc.AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 25336.3 Millions
Recent Price: 179.87    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.76%    
Day Change: -7.03
Week Change: -3.76%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.8%
AVB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Ameren CorporationAEE Ameren Corporation
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 13350.7 Millions
Recent Price: 67.31    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.58%    
Day Change: -2.50
Week Change: -3.58%    
Year-to-date Change: 14.1%
AEE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AEE to Watchlist:       View:      Get AEE Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of DTE Energy CompanyDTE DTE Energy Company
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 18303.9 Millions
Recent Price: 114.14    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.45%    
Day Change: -4.08
Week Change: -3.45%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.3%
DTE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of American Tower CorporationAMT American Tower Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Diversified
MarketCap: 49118.4 Millions
Recent Price: 160.94    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.40%    
Day Change: -5.66
Week Change: -3.4%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.8%
AMT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Federal Realty Investment TrustFRT Federal Realty Investment Trust
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Retail
MarketCap: 9626.66 Millions
Recent Price: 126.49    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.38%    
Day Change: -4.42
Week Change: -3.38%    
Year-to-date Change: -4.8%
FRT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of HCP, Inc.HCP HCP, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Healthcare Facilities
MarketCap: 14078 Millions
Recent Price: 27.98    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.35%    
Day Change: -0.97
Week Change: -3.35%    
Year-to-date Change: 7.3%
HCP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Drug Stores
MarketCap: 92267.6 Millions
Recent Price: 76.22    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.20%    
Day Change: -2.52
Week Change: -3.2%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.0%
WBA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Equity ResidentialEQR Equity Residential
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 23345.5 Millions
Recent Price: 67.74    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.15%    
Day Change: -2.20
Week Change: -3.15%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.2%
EQR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Hormel Foods CorporationHRL Hormel Foods Corporation
Sector: Consumer Staples
SubSector: Meat Products
MarketCap: 18457.6 Millions
Recent Price: 43.17    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.14%    
Day Change: -1.40
Week Change: -3.14%    
Year-to-date Change: 18.6%
HRL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of NextEra Energy, Inc.NEE NextEra Energy, Inc.
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 61636.9 Millions
Recent Price: 175.65    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.08%    
Day Change: -5.59
Week Change: -3.08%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.5%
NEE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of UDR, Inc.UDR UDR, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 9721.59 Millions
Recent Price: 40.72    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.07%    
Day Change: -1.29
Week Change: -3.07%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.7%
UDR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Essex Property Trust, Inc.ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 15329.9 Millions
Recent Price: 254.27    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.05%    
Day Change: -8.01
Week Change: -3.05%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.3%
ESS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Cabot Oil & Gas CorporationCOG Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
Sector: Energy
SubSector: Independent Oil & Gas
MarketCap: 10842.6 Millions
Recent Price: 22.61    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 51
Day Percent Change: -3.00%    
Day Change: -0.70
Week Change: -3%    
Year-to-date Change: -20.9%
COG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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