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 S&P 500 Year To Date (YTD) Returns: 6.8 %
 S&P 500 Weekly Performance: 0.67 %
 S&P 500 Daily Performance: 0.35 %
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Short Term Trend for S&P 500
86 / 100
August 19, 2018 - All trends (long term, mid-term and short term) for S&P 500 index looks good.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 86 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts S&P 500 index in short term bullish trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 81 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[92%] Chipotle Mexican[77%] Netflix [65%]
XL [62%] Amazon.com [61%] Align [61%]
Advance Auto[60%] IDEXX [56%] TripAdvisor [55%]
W.W. Grainger[51%] HCA Holdings[50%] Illumina [49%]
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
Nielsen Holdings[18.9%] Nordstrom [12.5%] CenturyLink [9.8%]
Sysco [9.4%] Advance Auto[9.2%] Kimberly-Clark [8.6%]
Wal-Mart Stores[8.5%] Cardinal Health[7.1%] AmerisourceBergen [7%]
Incyte [6.8%] Seagate [6.7%] CVS Health[6.6%]
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
Aflac [-47%] L Brands[-46%] DENTSPLY SIRONA[-41%]
Pentair [-39%] Coty [-39%] Patterson [-35%]
Unum [-34%] Invesco [-33%] Cimarex [-33%]
Mohawk Industries[-31%] Symantec [-31%] Newell Brands[-30%]
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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
Nordstrom [100] Prologis [100] Kroger Co[100]
Equifax [100] Hewlett Packard[100] PACCAR Inc[100]
J. M.[100] Hormel Foods[100] Apple [100]
HCA Holdings[100] Universal Health[100] Progressive [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%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Health Care134.471001.50%-3.76%
PFEPfizer  Health Care42.091001.62%16.21%
MRKMerck  Health Care69.061000.31%22.73%
UNHUnitedHealth  Health Care262.3383-0.29%18.99%
AMGNAmgen  Health Care197.42900.50%13.53%
MDTMedtronic  Health Care90.6071-0.55%12.20%
ABBVAbbVie  Health Care98.81770.60%2.17%
CELGCelgene  Health Care90.37680.24%-13.41%
BMYBristol-Myers  Health Care60.89100-0.36%-0.64%
LLYEli Lilly Health Care105.551001.14%24.97%
GILDGilead Sciences Health Care72.9226-3.53%1.79%
AGNAllergan  Health Care185.60880.75%13.46%
CVSCVS Health Health Care73.681000.66%1.63%
ABTAbbott  Health Care64.72660.87%13.40%
TMOThermo Fisher Health Care230.0076-0.34%21.13%
BIIBBiogen  Health Care345.22610.67%8.37%
SYKStryker  Health Care169.98390.76%9.78%
AETAetna  Health Care198.86950.20%10.24%
ANTMAnthem  Health Care263.9576-0.97%17.31%
REGNRegeneron  Health Care374.26830.67%-0.45%
ESRXExpress Scripts Health Care87.39950.06%17.08%
CICigna  Health Care188.34930.08%-7.26%
BDXBecton Dickinson Health Care253.12900.19%18.25%
BSXBoston Scientific Health Care34.41830.35%38.81%
HCAHCA Holdings Health Care131.571001.98%49.78%
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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 6.82% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -0.41% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of technical charts and trends:

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

SPY Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Very Good
Overall Trend Score: 86
YTD Performance: 6.82%
**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 285.06860.350.676.82%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 287.04860.330.646.77%
VOOVanguard 500 ETF 261.86860.330.616.76%
OEFiShares S&P 100 126.79860.280.636.87%
SSOProShares Ultra S&P500 122.10810.611.1811.58%
UPROProShares UltraPro S&P500 53.76880.981.7215.14%
SPXLDirexion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF 51.00880.971.7415.05%
SHProShares Short S&P500 28.0025-0.32-0.6-7.22%
SDSProShares UltraShort S&P500 34.7317-0.69-1.24-15.23%
SPXUProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 34.6417-0.94-1.95-23.65%
SPXSDirexion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X ETF 22.9017-0.99-1.89-23.56%
 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 Johnson & JohnsonJNJ Johnson & Johnson
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 350062 Millions
Recent Price: 134.47    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.50%    
Day Change: 1.99
Week Change: 2.84%    
Year-to-date Change: -3.8%
JNJ Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Pfizer Inc.PFE Pfizer Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 210239 Millions
Recent Price: 42.09    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.62%    
Day Change: 0.67
Week Change: 2.82%    
Year-to-date Change: 16.2%
PFE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Merck & Co., Inc.MRK Merck & Co., Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 178424 Millions
Recent Price: 69.06    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.31%    
Day Change: 0.21
Week Change: 4.49%    
Year-to-date Change: 22.7%
MRK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of UnitedHealth Group IncorporatedUNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 161497 Millions
Recent Price: 262.33    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: -0.29%    
Day Change: -0.77
Week Change: 0.71%    
Year-to-date Change: 19.0%
UNH Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Amgen Inc.AMGN Amgen Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
MarketCap: 134394 Millions
Recent Price: 197.42    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 0.50%    
Day Change: 0.98
Week Change: 1.52%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.5%
AMGN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Medtronic plcMDT Medtronic plc
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 114304 Millions
Recent Price: 90.60    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 71
Day Percent Change: -0.55%    
Day Change: -0.50
Week Change: -0.03%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.2%
MDT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of AbbVie Inc.ABBV AbbVie Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 107545 Millions
Recent Price: 98.81    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 0.60%    
Day Change: 0.59
Week Change: 3.12%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.2%
ABBV Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Celgene CorporationCELG Celgene Corporation
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
MarketCap: 99608.4 Millions
Recent Price: 90.37    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: 0.24%    
Day Change: 0.22
Week Change: -0.98%    
Year-to-date Change: -13.4%
CELG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Bristol-Myers Squibb CompanyBMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drug Manufacturers - Major
MarketCap: 96506.1 Millions
Recent Price: 60.89    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: -0.36%    
Day Change: -0.22
Week Change: 2.65%    
Year-to-date Change: -0.6%
BMY Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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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: 105.55    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.14%    
Day Change: 1.19
Week Change: 3.2%    
Year-to-date Change: 25.0%
LLY Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Gilead Sciences, Inc.GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
MarketCap: 89757.3 Millions
Recent Price: 72.92    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 26
Day Percent Change: -3.53%    
Day Change: -2.67
Week Change: -4.98%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.8%
GILD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Allergan plcAGN Allergan plc
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Drugs - Generic
MarketCap: 85774.8 Millions
Recent Price: 185.60    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 88
Day Percent Change: 0.75%    
Day Change: 1.39
Week Change: 0.87%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.5%
AGN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of CVS Health CorporationCVS CVS Health Corporation
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 82084.4 Millions
Recent Price: 73.68    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.66%    
Day Change: 0.48
Week Change: 6.63%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.6%
CVS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Abbott LaboratoriesABT Abbott Laboratories
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 78158.9 Millions
Recent Price: 64.72    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 66
Day Percent Change: 0.87%    
Day Change: 0.56
Week Change: 1.04%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.4%
ABT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Laboratories & Research
MarketCap: 63582.5 Millions
Recent Price: 230.00    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 76
Day Percent Change: -0.34%    
Day Change: -0.79
Week Change: -0.62%    
Year-to-date Change: 21.1%
TMO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Biogen Inc.BIIB Biogen Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
MarketCap: 63374.1 Millions
Recent Price: 345.22    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 61
Day Percent Change: 0.67%    
Day Change: 2.29
Week Change: 0.61%    
Year-to-date Change: 8.4%
BIIB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Stryker CorporationSYK Stryker Corporation
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 49456.6 Millions
Recent Price: 169.98    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 39
Day Percent Change: 0.76%    
Day Change: 1.29
Week Change: 2.45%    
Year-to-date Change: 9.8%
SYK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Aetna Inc.AET Aetna Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 47063.2 Millions
Recent Price: 198.86    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 0.20%    
Day Change: 0.39
Week Change: 2.24%    
Year-to-date Change: 10.2%
AET Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Anthem, Inc.ANTM Anthem, Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 44670.5 Millions
Recent Price: 263.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 76
Day Percent Change: -0.97%    
Day Change: -2.58
Week Change: 1.46%    
Year-to-date Change: 17.3%
ANTM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
MarketCap: 42405.5 Millions
Recent Price: 374.26    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: 0.67%    
Day Change: 2.48
Week Change: 1.49%    
Year-to-date Change: -0.5%
REGN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Express Scripts Holding CompanyESRX Express Scripts Holding Company
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 40223.9 Millions
Recent Price: 87.39    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 0.06%    
Day Change: 0.05
Week Change: 4.41%    
Year-to-date Change: 17.1%
ESRX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Cigna CorporationCI Cigna Corporation
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Health Care Plans
MarketCap: 39659.6 Millions
Recent Price: 188.34    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 0.08%    
Day Change: 0.15
Week Change: 2.75%    
Year-to-date Change: -7.3%
CI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Becton, Dickinson and CompanyBDX Becton, Dickinson and Company
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Instruments & Supplies
MarketCap: 39224 Millions
Recent Price: 253.12    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 0.19%    
Day Change: 0.49
Week Change: 1.53%    
Year-to-date Change: 18.3%
BDX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Boston Scientific CorporationBSX Boston Scientific Corporation
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 33678.1 Millions
Recent Price: 34.41    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: 0.35%    
Day Change: 0.12
Week Change: 2.5%    
Year-to-date Change: 38.8%
BSX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of HCA Holdings, Inc.HCA HCA Holdings, Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Hospitals
MarketCap: 32087.2 Millions
Recent Price: 131.57    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.98%    
Day Change: 2.55
Week Change: 2.55%    
Year-to-date Change: 49.8%
HCA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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