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 S&P 500 Year To Date (YTD) Returns: 6.6 %
 S&P 500 Weekly Performance: 2.89 %
 S&P 500 Daily Performance: 1.33 %
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Short Term Trend for S&P 500
64 / 100
January 19, 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 64 (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 59 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
Nektar [41%] Celgene [35%] Hess [30%]
Netflix [27%] Newfield Exploration[27%] Noble [25%]
Mattel [25%] Schlumberger [24%] Incyte [23%]
TechnipFMC [23%] Apache [22%] Freeport-McMoRan [22%]
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
V.F [15.2%] Goldman Sachs[14.5%] Nektar [12.7%]
Bank of America[12.6%] Citi [11.3%] Align [11%]
Comerica [10.8%] Edwards Lifesciences[10.2%] M&T Bank[9.8%]
Bank of New York[9.5%] Charles Schwab[9.5%] SunTrust Banks[8.9%]
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 [-13%] Newmont Mining[-8%]
Medtronic [-4%] Dominion Resources[-4%] Delta Air[-4%]
Bristol-Myers [-4%] Edison [-3%] AbbVie [-3%]
QUALCOMM [-3%] CBOE Holdings[-3%] Pfizer [-3%]
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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
Cummins [100] Fastenal [100] Applied Materials[100]
Stanley Black[100] Illinois Tool[100] Quanta Services[100]
Deere & [100] Cincinnati Financial[100] PACCAR Inc[100]
Tyson Foods[100] Mettler-Toledo [100] Hologic [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 %Weekly Change%
VFCV.F  Services & Goods82.347712.39%15.23%
GSGoldman Sachs Financials202.54641.73%14.47%
NKTRNektar  Health Care46.20851.72%12.66%
BACBank of America Financials29.30901.07%12.56%
CCiti  Financials63.12591.04%11.34%
ALGNAlign  Health Care220.09773.49%11.02%
CMAComerica  Financials81.19771.87%10.75%
EWEdwards Lifesciences Health Care168.41905.85%10.22%
MTBM&T Bank Financials165.59771.46%9.80%
BKBank of New York Financials52.661002.19%9.53%
SCHWCharles Schwab Financials47.98902.26%9.49%
STISunTrust Banks Financials60.72644.62%8.88%
PFGPrincipal Financial Financials50.101002.22%8.87%
JBHTJ.B. Hunt Transports106.11646.19%8.85%
CFGCitizens Financial Financials35.43644.51%8.58%
IVZInvesco  Financials18.84642.06%8.40%
HBIHanesbrands  Services & Goods14.84643.63%8.32%
FCXFreeport-McMoRan  Materials12.56903.54%8.28%
FASTFastenal  Services & Goods59.351003.51%8.22%
BBTBB&T  Financials49.29772.09%8.07%
CMICummins  Industrials150.561003.76%7.90%
EFXEquifax  Financials104.24903.16%7.85%
KSUKansas City Transports110.52906.13%7.78%
FITBFifth Third Financials27.00772.23%7.74%
PBCTPeoples United Financials16.37902.31%7.63%
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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 6.62% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -0.45% 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: 64
YTD Performance: 6.62%
**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 266.46641.332.896.62%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 268.07641.342.966.54%
VOOVanguard 500 ETF 244.92641.342.966.57%
OEFiShares S&P 100 118.36641.182.866.12%
SSOProShares Ultra S&P500 104.88642.645.7512.99%
UPROProShares UltraPro S&P500 41.62643.928.6719.67%
SPXLDirexion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF 39.35643.808.5819.6%
SHProShares Short S&P500 29.4133-1.28-2.78-6.13%
SDSProShares UltraShort S&P500 37.7033-2.56-5.47-12.16%
SPXUProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 38.1220-3.98-8.21-18.09%
SPXSDirexion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X ETF 25.2720-3.92-8.24-17.93%
 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 V.F. CorporationVFC V.F. Corporation
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Textile - Apparel Clothing
MarketCap: 22197.5 Millions
Recent Price: 82.34    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 12.39%    
Day Change: 9.08
Week Change: 15.23%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.4%
VFC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add VFC to Watchlist:       View:      Get VFC Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.GS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Investment Brokerage - National
MarketCap: 99025.4 Millions
Recent Price: 202.54    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 1.73%    
Day Change: 3.45
Week Change: 14.47%    
Year-to-date Change: 21.3%
GS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add GS to Watchlist:       View:      Get GS Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Nektar TherapeuticsNKTR Nektar Therapeutics
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
MarketCap: 2408.92 Millions
Recent Price: 46.20    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 85
Day Percent Change: 1.72%    
Day Change: 0.78
Week Change: 12.66%    
Year-to-date Change: 40.6%
NKTR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add NKTR to Watchlist:       View:      Get NKTR Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Bank of America CorporationBAC Bank of America Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Money Center Banks
MarketCap: 252831 Millions
Recent Price: 29.30    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 1.07%    
Day Change: 0.31
Week Change: 12.56%    
Year-to-date Change: 18.9%
BAC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Citigroup Inc.C Citigroup Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Money Center Banks
MarketCap: 168734 Millions
Recent Price: 63.12    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 59
Day Percent Change: 1.04%    
Day Change: 0.65
Week Change: 11.34%    
Year-to-date Change: 21.2%
C Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Align Technology, Inc.ALGN Align Technology, Inc.
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 8859 Millions
Recent Price: 220.09    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 3.49%    
Day Change: 7.42
Week Change: 11.02%    
Year-to-date Change: 5.1%
ALGN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Comerica IncorporatedCMA Comerica Incorporated
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Money Center Banks
MarketCap: 12543.2 Millions
Recent Price: 81.19    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 1.87%    
Day Change: 1.49
Week Change: 10.75%    
Year-to-date Change: 18.2%
CMA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Edwards Lifesciences CorporationEW Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Medical Appliances & Equipment
MarketCap: 20033 Millions
Recent Price: 168.41    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 5.85%    
Day Change: 9.30
Week Change: 10.22%    
Year-to-date Change: 10.0%
EW Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of M&T Bank CorporationMTB M&T Bank Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Regional - Northeast Banks
MarketCap: 25230.6 Millions
Recent Price: 165.59    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 1.46%    
Day Change: 2.38
Week Change: 9.8%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.7%
MTB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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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: 52.66    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.19%    
Day Change: 1.13
Week Change: 9.53%    
Year-to-date Change: 11.9%
BK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of The Charles Schwab CorporationSCHW The Charles Schwab Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Investment Brokerage - National
MarketCap: 56721.1 Millions
Recent Price: 47.98    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 2.26%    
Day Change: 1.06
Week Change: 9.49%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.5%
SCHW Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add SCHW to Watchlist:       View:      Get SCHW Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of SunTrust Banks, Inc.STI SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Money Center Banks
MarketCap: 28641.1 Millions
Recent Price: 60.72    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 4.62%    
Day Change: 2.68
Week Change: 8.88%    
Year-to-date Change: 20.4%
STI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Principal Financial Group, Inc.PFG Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Life Insurance
MarketCap: 18395.8 Millions
Recent Price: 50.10    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.22%    
Day Change: 1.09
Week Change: 8.87%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.4%
PFG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Sector: Transports
SubSector: Trucking
MarketCap: 10533.1 Millions
Recent Price: 106.11    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 6.19%    
Day Change: 6.19
Week Change: 8.85%    
Year-to-date Change: 14.1%
JBHT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Citizens Financial Group, Inc.CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
MarketCap: 18777.7 Millions
Recent Price: 35.43    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 4.51%    
Day Change: 1.53
Week Change: 8.58%    
Year-to-date Change: 19.2%
CFG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add CFG to Watchlist:       View:      Get CFG Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Invesco Ltd.IVZ Invesco Ltd.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Asset Management
MarketCap: 13318.8 Millions
Recent Price: 18.84    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 2.06%    
Day Change: 0.38
Week Change: 8.4%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.5%
IVZ Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Hanesbrands Inc.HBI Hanesbrands Inc.
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Textile - Apparel Clothing
MarketCap: 7707.1 Millions
Recent Price: 14.84    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 3.63%    
Day Change: 0.52
Week Change: 8.32%    
Year-to-date Change: 18.4%
HBI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 18676.1 Millions
Recent Price: 12.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 3.54%    
Day Change: 0.43
Week Change: 8.28%    
Year-to-date Change: 21.8%
FCX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Fastenal CompanyFAST Fastenal Company
Sector: Services & Goods
SubSector: Industrial Equipment Wholesale
MarketCap: 14919.1 Millions
Recent Price: 59.35    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 3.51%    
Day Change: 2.01
Week Change: 8.22%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.5%
FAST Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add FAST to Watchlist:       View:      Get FAST Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of BB&T CorporationBBT BB&T Corporation
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Regional - Southeast Banks
MarketCap: 38305.3 Millions
Recent Price: 49.29    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 2.09%    
Day Change: 1.01
Week Change: 8.07%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.8%
BBT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Cummins Inc.CMI Cummins Inc.
Sector: Industrials
SubSector: Diversified Machinery
MarketCap: 25498.6 Millions
Recent Price: 150.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 3.76%    
Day Change: 5.46
Week Change: 7.9%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.7%
CMI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add CMI to Watchlist:       View:      Get CMI Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Equifax Inc.EFX Equifax Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Credit Services
MarketCap: 16117.3 Millions
Recent Price: 104.24    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 3.16%    
Day Change: 3.19
Week Change: 7.85%    
Year-to-date Change: 11.9%
EFX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add EFX to Watchlist:       View:      Get EFX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Kansas City SouthernKSU Kansas City Southern
Sector: Transports
SubSector: Railroads
MarketCap: 9332.56 Millions
Recent Price: 110.52    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 6.13%    
Day Change: 6.38
Week Change: 7.78%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.8%
KSU Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Fifth Third BancorpFITB Fifth Third Bancorp
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Regional - Midwest Banks
MarketCap: 20101.7 Millions
Recent Price: 27.00    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 77
Day Percent Change: 2.23%    
Day Change: 0.59
Week Change: 7.74%    
Year-to-date Change: 14.8%
FITB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Peoples United Financial, Inc.PBCT Peoples United Financial, Inc.
Sector: Financials
SubSector: Savings & Loans
MarketCap: 5945.37 Millions
Recent Price: 16.37    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 2.31%    
Day Change: 0.37
Week Change: 7.63%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.4%
PBCT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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