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 S&P 500 Year To Date (YTD) Returns: 4.4 %
 S&P 500 Weekly Performance: 0.77 %
 S&P 500 Daily Performance: 0.24 %
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Short Term Trend for S&P 500
59 / 100
January 16, 2019 - 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 59 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts S&P 500 index in short term neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 52 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 2019 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
Celgene [36%] Nektar [36%] Netflix [31%]
Hess [27%] Mattel [25%] Newfield Exploration[24%]
Noble [22%] Incyte [20%] Concho Resources[20%]
Cimarex [20%] Citi [19%] Chipotle Mexican[19%]
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
Goldman Sachs[11.4%] Citi [9.7%] Bank of America[9.3%]
Nektar [8.8%] United Continental[7.9%] Morgan Stanley[6.6%]
Comerica [6.6%] Charles Schwab[6.6%] WellCare Health[5.7%]
UnitedHealth [5.6%] T. Rowe[5.6%] Centene [5.4%]
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
PG&E [-70%] Macys [-18%] Newmont Mining[-9%]
AbbVie [-7%] Bristol-Myers [-5%] CBOE Holdings[-5%]
Delta Air[-5%] Edison [-5%] Altria [-4%]
Medtronic [-4%] Goodyear Tire[-4%] Albemarle [-4%]
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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
Bank of New York[100] Essex Property[100] Willis Towers[100]
Mid-America Apartment[100] AvalonBay Communities[100] SBA [100]
Kimco Realty[100] UDR [100] Franklin Resources[100]
Alaska Air[100] Ameren [100] Cabot Oil[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%
BKBank of New York Financials50.431002.06%7.14%
ESSEssex Property Financials256.661001.61%4.67%
WLTWWillis Towers Financials156.921001.48%3.33%
MAAMid-America Apartment Financials99.381001.44%3.85%
AVBAvalonBay Communities Financials182.161001.32%4.66%
SBACSBA  Technology172.571001.21%6.60%
KIMKimco Realty Financials16.341001.11%11.54%
UDRUDR  Financials41.281001.10%4.19%
BENFranklin Resources Financials30.991001.08%4.48%
ALKAlaska Air Transports64.901000.96%6.66%
AEEAmeren  Utilities 66.671000.95%2.21%
COGCabot Oil Energy25.031000.93%11.99%
EQREquity Residential Financials69.081000.91%4.65%
AFLAflac  Financials46.811000.88%2.74%
AIVApartment  Financials46.241000.78%5.38%
HCPHCP  Financials29.691000.75%6.30%
XELXcel  Utilities 50.251000.72%1.99%
CMSCMS  Utilities 50.541000.64%1.79%
WECWEC  Utilities 70.291000.54%1.49%
AMTAmerican Tower Financials163.781000.45%3.53%
AWKAmerican Water Utilities 91.791000.40%1.12%
CBChubb  Financials132.961000.39%2.93%
ESEversource  Utilities 66.661000.38%2.49%
VTRVentas  Financials60.661000.10%3.53%
MTDMettler-Toledo  Health Care580.15100-0.34%2.58%
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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 4.43% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -0.42% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of technical charts and trends:

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

SPY Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Very Good
Overall Trend Score: 59
YTD Performance: 4.43%
**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 260.98590.240.774.43%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 262.60590.260.864.37%
VOOVanguard 500 ETF 239.88590.220.844.38%
OEFiShares S&P 100 116.14590.210.934.13%
SSOProShares Ultra S&P500 100.70590.391.538.49%
UPROProShares UltraPro S&P500 39.15590.592.2212.56%
SPXLDirexion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF 37.02590.572.1512.52%
SHProShares Short S&P500 30.0246-0.27-0.76-4.18%
SDSProShares UltraShort S&P500 39.2846-0.46-1.5-8.48%
SPXUProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 40.5846-0.66-2.29-12.81%
SPXSDirexion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X ETF 26.9246-0.66-2.25-12.57%
 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 Bank of New York Mellon CorporationBK The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Asset Management
MarketCap: 49890.6 Millions
Recent Price: 50.43    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.06%    
Day Change: 1.02
Week Change: 4.89%    
Year-to-date Change: 7.1%
BK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add BK to Watchlist:       View:      Get BK Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Essex Property Trust, Inc.ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 15329.9 Millions
Recent Price: 256.66    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.61%    
Day Change: 4.06
Week Change: 2.9%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.7%
ESS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add ESS to Watchlist:       View:      Get ESS Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited CompanyWLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Insurance Brokers
MarketCap: 17805.9 Millions
Recent Price: 156.92    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.48%    
Day Change: 2.29
Week Change: 1.9%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.3%
WLTW Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add WLTW to Watchlist:       View:      Get WLTW Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.MAA Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 11598.6 Millions
Recent Price: 99.38    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.44%    
Day Change: 1.41
Week Change: 2.25%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.9%
MAA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add MAA to Watchlist:       View:      Get MAA Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of AvalonBay Communities, Inc.AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 25336.3 Millions
Recent Price: 182.16    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.32%    
Day Change: 2.37
Week Change: 2%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.7%
AVB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AVB to Watchlist:       View:      Get AVB Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of SBA Communications CorporationSBAC SBA Communications Corporation
Sector: Technology
SubSector: Diversified Communication Services
MarketCap: 13971.3 Millions
Recent Price: 172.57    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.21%    
Day Change: 2.07
Week Change: 1.64%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.6%
SBAC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add SBAC to Watchlist:       View:      Get SBAC Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Kimco Realty CorporationKIM Kimco Realty Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Retail
MarketCap: 9681.79 Millions
Recent Price: 16.34    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.11%    
Day Change: 0.18
Week Change: 2.96%    
Year-to-date Change: 11.5%
KIM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add KIM to Watchlist:       View:      Get KIM Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of UDR, Inc.UDR UDR, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 9721.59 Millions
Recent Price: 41.28    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.10%    
Day Change: 0.45
Week Change: 2.81%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.2%
UDR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Franklin Resources, Inc.BEN Franklin Resources, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Asset Management
MarketCap: 24212 Millions
Recent Price: 30.99    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.08%    
Day Change: 0.33
Week Change: 2.18%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.5%
BEN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add BEN to Watchlist:       View:      Get BEN Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Alaska Air Group, Inc.ALK Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Sector: Transports
SubSector: Regional Airlines
MarketCap: 11756.4 Millions
Recent Price: 64.90    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.96%    
Day Change: 0.62
Week Change: 1.18%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.7%
ALK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add ALK to Watchlist:       View:      Get ALK Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Ameren CorporationAEE Ameren Corporation
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 13350.7 Millions
Recent Price: 66.67    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.95%    
Day Change: 0.63
Week Change: 1.71%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.2%
AEE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AEE to Watchlist:       View:      Get AEE Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Cabot Oil & Gas CorporationCOG Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
Sector: Energy
SubSector: Independent Oil & Gas
MarketCap: 10842.6 Millions
Recent Price: 25.03    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.93%    
Day Change: 0.23
Week Change: 3.52%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.0%
COG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add COG to Watchlist:       View:      Get COG Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Equity ResidentialEQR Equity Residential
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 23345.5 Millions
Recent Price: 69.08    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.91%    
Day Change: 0.62
Week Change: 2.26%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.7%
EQR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add EQR to Watchlist:       View:      Get EQR Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Aflac IncorporatedAFL Aflac Incorporated
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Accident & Health Insurance
MarketCap: 29071.7 Millions
Recent Price: 46.81    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.88%    
Day Change: 0.41
Week Change: 2.45%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.7%
AFL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AFL to Watchlist:       View:      Get AFL Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Apartment Investment and Management CompanyAIV Apartment Investment and Management Company
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Residential
MarketCap: 7015.03 Millions
Recent Price: 46.24    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.78%    
Day Change: 0.36
Week Change: 1.83%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.4%
AIV Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AIV to Watchlist:       View:      Get AIV Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of HCP, Inc.HCP HCP, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Healthcare Facilities
MarketCap: 14078 Millions
Recent Price: 29.69    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.75%    
Day Change: 0.22
Week Change: 2.34%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.3%
HCP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add HCP to Watchlist:       View:      Get HCP Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Xcel Energy Inc.XEL Xcel Energy Inc.
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 22406.3 Millions
Recent Price: 50.25    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.72%    
Day Change: 0.36
Week Change: 1.95%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.0%
XEL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add XEL to Watchlist:       View:      Get XEL Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of CMS Energy CorporationCMS CMS Energy Corporation
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 12532.5 Millions
Recent Price: 50.54    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.64%    
Day Change: 0.32
Week Change: 1.63%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.8%
CMS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add CMS to Watchlist:       View:      Get CMS Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of WEC Energy Group, Inc.WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc.
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Electric Utilities
MarketCap: 19037 Millions
Recent Price: 70.29    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.54%    
Day Change: 0.38
Week Change: 1.22%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.5%
WEC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add WEC to Watchlist:       View:      Get WEC Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of American Tower CorporationAMT American Tower Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Diversified
MarketCap: 49118.4 Millions
Recent Price: 163.78    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.45%    
Day Change: 0.73
Week Change: 1.47%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.5%
AMT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AMT to Watchlist:       View:      Get AMT Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of American Water Works Company, Inc.AWK American Water Works Company, Inc.
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Water Utilities
MarketCap: 13745.2 Millions
Recent Price: 91.79    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.40%    
Day Change: 0.37
Week Change: 1.27%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.1%
AWK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add AWK to Watchlist:       View:      Get AWK Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Chubb LimitedCB Chubb Limited
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Property & Casualty Insurance
MarketCap: 64212.1 Millions
Recent Price: 132.96    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.39%    
Day Change: 0.51
Week Change: 2.66%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.9%
CB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add CB to Watchlist:       View:      Get CB Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Eversource EnergyES Eversource Energy
Sector: Utilities
SubSector: Diversified Utilities
MarketCap: 18630.1 Millions
Recent Price: 66.66    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.38%    
Day Change: 0.25
Week Change: 1.02%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.5%
ES Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add ES to Watchlist:       View:      Get ES Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Ventas, Inc.VTR Ventas, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: REIT - Healthcare Facilities
MarketCap: 21309.7 Millions
Recent Price: 60.66    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.10%    
Day Change: 0.06
Week Change: 0.9%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.5%
VTR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add VTR to Watchlist:       View:      Get VTR Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Mettler-Toledo International Inc.MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Instruments & Supplies
MarketCap: 12521 Millions
Recent Price: 580.15    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: -0.34%    
Day Change: -1.96
Week Change: 0.55%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.6%
MTD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add MTD to Watchlist:       View:      Get MTD Trend Analysis ➞

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