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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%
DWDPDow Chemical Materials67.79861.06%-4.82%
MONMonsanto  Materials127.95300.00%9.56%
LYBLyondellBasell Industries Materials113.10761.03%2.52%
PXPraxair  Materials156.04380.98%0.88%
APDAir Products Materials166.611001.15%1.54%
SHWSherwin-Williams  Materials443.39830.24%8.13%
PPGPPG Industries Materials108.42880.48%-7.19%
NUENucor  Materials62.38171.00%-1.89%
FCXFreeport-McMoRan  Materials13.97101.45%-26.32%
NEMNewmont Mining Materials32.06101.46%-14.55%
ARNCArconic  Materials20.88930.87%-23.38%
ALBAlbemarle  Materials95.4468-1.67%-25.37%
EMNEastman Chemical Materials97.69270.39%5.45%
MOSMosaic  Materials29.63560.00%15.47%
IFF Flavors Materials132.16860.41%-13.40%
FMCFMC  Materials84.4410-0.09%-10.80%
CFCF Industries Materials47.52680.49%11.71%
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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 The Dow Chemical CompanyDWDP The Dow Chemical Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 156161 Millions
Recent Price: 67.79    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 86
Day Percent Change: 1.06%    
Day Change: 0.71
Week Change: 0.07%    
Year-to-date Change: -4.8%
DWDP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add DWDP to Watchlist:       View:      Get DWDP Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Monsanto CompanyMON Monsanto Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 49601.6 Millions
Recent Price: 127.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 30
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 9.6%
MON Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add MON to Watchlist:       View:      Get MON Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of LyondellBasell Industries N.V.LYB LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 36467.8 Millions
Recent Price: 113.10    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 76
Day Percent Change: 1.03%    
Day Change: 1.15
Week Change: 0.45%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.5%
LYB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add LYB to Watchlist:       View:      Get LYB Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Praxair, Inc.PX Praxair, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 33826.9 Millions
Recent Price: 156.04    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 38
Day Percent Change: 0.98%    
Day Change: 1.51
Week Change: 0.81%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.9%
PX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add PX to Watchlist:       View:      Get PX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 29983.8 Millions
Recent Price: 166.61    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.15%    
Day Change: 1.89
Week Change: 5.54%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.5%
APD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of The Sherwin-Williams CompanySHW The Sherwin-Williams Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 28956.1 Millions
Recent Price: 443.39    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: 0.24%    
Day Change: 1.04
Week Change: 0.04%    
Year-to-date Change: 8.1%
SHW Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add SHW to Watchlist:       View:      Get SHW Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of PPG Industries, Inc.PPG PPG Industries, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 26968.2 Millions
Recent Price: 108.42    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 88
Day Percent Change: 0.48%    
Day Change: 0.52
Week Change: 0.87%    
Year-to-date Change: -7.2%
PPG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add PPG to Watchlist:       View:      Get PPG Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Nucor CorporationNUE Nucor Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 20204.4 Millions
Recent Price: 62.38    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 17
Day Percent Change: 1.00%    
Day Change: 0.62
Week Change: -1.69%    
Year-to-date Change: -1.9%
NUE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add NUE to Watchlist:       View:      Get NUE Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 18676.1 Millions
Recent Price: 13.97    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 10
Day Percent Change: 1.45%    
Day Change: 0.20
Week Change: -7.48%    
Year-to-date Change: -26.3%
FCX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add FCX to Watchlist:       View:      Get FCX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Newmont Mining CorporationNEM Newmont Mining Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 18073 Millions
Recent Price: 32.06    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 10
Day Percent Change: 1.46%    
Day Change: 0.46
Week Change: -9.94%    
Year-to-date Change: -14.6%
NEM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add NEM to Watchlist:       View:      Get NEM Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Arconic Inc.ARNC Arconic Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Aluminum
MarketCap: 11856.7 Millions
Recent Price: 20.88    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 0.87%    
Day Change: 0.18
Week Change: 0.31%    
Year-to-date Change: -23.4%
ARNC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add ARNC to Watchlist:       View:      Get ARNC Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Albemarle CorporationALB Albemarle Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 11835.9 Millions
Recent Price: 95.44    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: -1.67%    
Day Change: -1.62
Week Change: -3.15%    
Year-to-date Change: -25.4%
ALB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Eastman Chemical CompanyEMN Eastman Chemical Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 11506.6 Millions
Recent Price: 97.69    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 27
Day Percent Change: 0.39%    
Day Change: 0.38
Week Change: -2.18%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.5%
EMN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add EMN to Watchlist:       View:      Get EMN Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of The Mosaic CompanyMOS The Mosaic Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 10210.7 Millions
Recent Price: 29.63    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 56
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: -5.95%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.5%
MOS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add MOS to Watchlist:       View:      Get MOS Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 10172.5 Millions
Recent Price: 132.16    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 86
Day Percent Change: 0.41%    
Day Change: 0.54
Week Change: -0.19%    
Year-to-date Change: -13.4%
IFF Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add IFF to Watchlist:       View:      Get IFF Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of FMC CorporationFMC FMC Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 8086.96 Millions
Recent Price: 84.44    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 10
Day Percent Change: -0.09%    
Day Change: -0.08
Week Change: -3.84%    
Year-to-date Change: -10.8%
FMC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add FMC to Watchlist:       View:      Get FMC Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of CF Industries Holdings, Inc.CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 6707.05 Millions
Recent Price: 47.52    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: 0.49%    
Day Change: 0.23
Week Change: -3.56%    
Year-to-date Change: 11.7%
CF Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add CF to Watchlist:       View:      Get CF Trend Analysis ➞

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