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Comprehensive Guide to S&P 500: Investing, Index Funds, & Returns

Symbol Name MCAP Price Change
A Agilent Technologies Inc 37.89B 129.85 -0.56%
AAPL Apple Inc 3,258.34B 212.49 -0.82%
ABBV AbbVie Inc 297.71B 168.59 1.22%
ABT Abbott Laboratories 180.37B 103.68 0.23%
ACN Accenture PLC 180.26B 286.71 1.56%
ADBE Adobe Inc 235.34B 525.31 14.52%
ADI Analog Devices Inc 114.72B 231.19 -1.22%
ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc 99.30B 242.62 -0.68%
ADSK Autodesk Inc 48.68B 225.87 1.25%
AEE Ameren Corp 18.70B 70.12 0.18%
AEP American Electric Power Co Inc 46.39B 88.00 0.12%
AES The AES Corp 13.74B 19.34 -1.33%
AFL Aflac Inc 49.46B 87.04 -0.31%
AIG American International Group I... 48.73B 73.42 -0.40%
AIZ Assurant Inc 8.61B 165.54 -1.54%
AJG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co 56.43B 258.24 -0.98%
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc 13.57B 89.09 0.84%
ALB Albemarle Corp 12.17B 103.51 -4.01%
ALL Allstate Corp 41.45B 157.07 -2.34%
ALLE Allegion PLC 10.17B 116.36 -1.96%
AMAT Applied Materials Inc 196.25B 237.03 -0.22%
AME AMETEK Inc 38.66B 167.02 -3.82%
AMGN Amgen Inc 160.19B 298.62 0.04%
AMP Ameriprise Financial Inc 42.10B 423.86 -0.72%
AMT American Tower Corp 92.01B 197.03 0.96%
AMZN Amazon.com Inc 1,911.28B 183.66 -0.10%
AON Aon PLC 64.23B 295.39 -0.01%
APA APA Corp 10.33B 27.82 -2.63%
APD Air Products & Chemicals Inc 61.17B 275.14 -3.57%
APH Amphenol Corp 82.01B 68.27 -1.05%
AVB AvalonBay Communities Inc 28.71B 201.89 0.99%
AVGO Broadcom Inc 807.64B 1,735.04 3.34%
AVY Avery Dennison Corp 18.25B 226.53 -0.81%
AWK American Water Works Co Inc 25.19B 129.30 0.07%
AXP American Express Co 161.71B 224.82 1.19%
AZO AutoZone Inc 48.44B 2,835.82 0.80%
BA Boeing Co 108.82B 177.27 -1.90%
BAC Bank of America Corp 306.87B 39.24 -0.06%
BAX Baxter International Inc 17.21B 33.78 0.12%
BBY Best Buy Co Inc 18.81B 87.21 -0.60%
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co 67.36B 233.73 0.76%
BEN Franklin Resources Inc 11.39B 21.83 -0.60%
BF.B Brown-Forman Corp 20.11B 43.66 1.94%
BIIB Biogen Inc 33.68B 231.69 -0.92%
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp 43.43B 58.02 -0.83%
BLK BlackRock Inc 113.10B 769.33 -0.05%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Co 83.03B 41.20 -0.68%
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc 874.02B 405.54 -0.10%
BSX Boston Scientific Corp 112.81B 76.76 -0.26%
BWA BorgWarner Inc 7.37B 32.36 -4.01%
BXP Boston Properties Inc 9.59B 61.64 0.56%
C Citigroup Inc 112.29B 59.33 -1.50%
CAG Conagra Brands Inc 13.60B 28.34 -0.81%
CAH Cardinal Health Inc 24.29B 100.20 -0.41%
CAT Caterpillar Inc 154.53B 321.47 -1.50%
CB Chubb Ltd 105.38B 259.46 -1.09%
CCI Crown Castle Inc 42.42B 99.10 0.85%
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc 13.30B 73.26 0.43%
CFG Citizens Financial Group Inc 15.47B 34.07 -1.22%
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc 25.99B 107.70 1.15%
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc 9.65B 83.60 -1.09%
CHTR Charter Communications Inc 39.51B 276.26 0.77%
CI The Cigna Group 93.49B 333.29 -0.26%
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corp 17.57B 112.27 -1.23%
CL Colgate-Palmolive Co 77.12B 94.62 -0.15%
CLX Clorox Co 16.38B 133.70 0.67%
CMA Comerica Inc 6.20B 46.82 -1.37%
CMCSA Comcast Corp 146.39B 37.44 -0.38%
CME CME Group Inc 70.37B 197.13 0.77%
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc 89.20B 3,271.71 0.20%
CMI Cummins Inc 35.92B 266.48 -1.45%
CMS CMS Energy Corp 17.74B 59.65 -0.17%
CNC Centene Corp 36.81B 68.93 -0.08%
CNP CenterPoint Energy Inc 19.60B 30.85 -0.17%
COF Capital One Financial Corp 51.16B 133.70 -1.03%
COP ConocoPhillips 127.77B 109.39 -1.36%
COST Costco Wholesale Corp 377.62B 855.67 1.15%
CPB Campbell Soup Co 13.15B 43.99 1.15%
CRM Salesforce Inc 225.25B 231.94 1.28%
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc 182.14B 45.68 0.36%
CSX CSX Corp 62.54B 32.18 -1.08%
CTAS Cintas Corp 70.17B 695.69 0.54%
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions... 31.83B 64.26 -0.55%
CVS CVS Health Corp 75.26B 60.22 -1.33%
CVX Chevron Corp 279.39B 152.57 -0.18%
D Dominion Energy Inc 42.21B 50.43 -0.52%
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc 31.03B 48.72 -2.89%
DE Deere & Co 103.97B 378.00 0.02%
DFS Discover Financial Services 30.58B 122.00 -0.27%
DG Dollar General Corp 27.33B 125.79 1.35%
DGX Quest Diagnostics Inc 15.41B 137.85 -0.50%
DHI D.R. Horton Inc 46.67B 142.78 -0.48%
DHR Danaher Corp 188.23B 254.85 -0.07%
DIS The Walt Disney Co 181.36B 99.97 -0.12%
DLR Digital Realty Trust Inc 48.43B 149.92 0.93%
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc 22.54B 106.03 -0.47%
DOV Dover Corp 24.16B 177.25 -2.29%
DRI Darden Restaurants Inc 17.58B 148.78 0.89%
DTE DTE Energy Co 23.22B 112.14 -0.36%
DUK Duke Energy Corp 78.56B 102.36 1.09%
DVA DaVita Inc 12.37B 141.16 -0.71%
DVN Devon Energy Corp 28.58B 45.56 0.33%
EA Electronic Arts Inc 36.12B 135.98 0.09%
EBAY eBay Inc 26.58B 52.13 -2.91%
ECL Ecolab Inc 68.48B 240.05 -0.62%
ED Consolidated Edison Inc 31.41B 90.87 0.29%
EFX Equifax Inc 29.89B 241.61 -1.47%
EIX Edison International 28.09B 73.21 -0.33%
EL The Estee Lauder Companies Inc 40.82B 113.90 -0.17%
EMN Eastman Chemical Co 11.76B 99.51 -2.99%
EMR Emerson Electric Co 60.68B 106.46 -1.91%
EOG EOG Resources Inc 67.69B 118.24 -0.73%
EQIX Equinix Inc 72.62B 766.26 -0.05%
EQT EQT Corp 17.52B 39.34 -2.39%
ES Eversource Energy 20.63B 59.01 0.52%
ESS Essex Property Trust Inc 17.88B 278.50 1.20%
ETN Eaton Corp PLC 127.50B 319.02 -2.85%
ETR Entergy Corp 22.84B 107.02 -0.08%
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corp 52.71B 87.29 -0.44%
EXC Exelon Corp 35.49B 35.54 0.37%
EXPD Expeditors International of Wa... 17.37B 123.39 -0.73%
EXPE Expedia Group Inc 16.43B 124.61 0.97%
EXR Extra Space Storage Inc 33.05B 156.57 -0.22%
F Ford Motor Co 46.51B 11.71 -1.93%
FAST Fastenal Co 36.10B 63.05 -1.93%
META Meta Platforms Inc 1,273.90B 504.16 0.02%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc 69.02B 48.11 0.25%
FDX FedEx Corp 60.60B 246.43 -0.88%
FE FirstEnergy Corp 22.31B 38.77 0.24%
FFIV F5 Inc 9.82B 167.58 -0.23%
FIS Fidelity National Information ... 42.59B 76.57 -0.65%
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp 24.09B 35.22 -1.10%
FMC FMC Corp 6.84B 54.79 -1.14%
FOX Fox Corporation - Class B Comm... 14.44B 30.94 -0.10%
FOXA Fox Corp 15.49B 33.18 -0.45%
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trus... 8.39B 101.19 -0.58%
FSLR First Solar Inc 29.29B 273.61 -6.16%
FTV Fortive Corp 25.60B 72.73 -0.33%
GD General Dynamics Corp 80.05B 291.78 -0.26%
GE GE Aerospace 170.63B 155.88 0.13%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc 81.06B 65.06 2.36%
GIS General Mills Inc 36.98B 65.50 -0.17%
GLW Corning Inc 31.91B 37.25 -2.18%
GM General Motors Co 53.34B 46.77 -1.85%
GOOG Alphabet Inc. - Class C Capita... 2,204.30B 178.37 0.93%
GOOGL Alphabet Inc 2,184.77B 176.79 0.94%
GPC Genuine Parts Co 19.04B 136.70 -2.99%
GPN Global Payments Inc 24.04B 94.17 0.84%
GRMN Garmin Ltd 30.64B 159.53 -1.49%
GS The Goldman Sachs Group Inc 143.97B 446.46 0.03%
GWW W.W. Grainger Inc 44.50B 906.79 -1.55%
HAL Halliburton Co 29.14B 32.92 -2.52%
HAS Hasbro Inc 8.56B 61.50 6.00%
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Inc 17.93B 12.37 0.25%
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc 88.39B 337.47 -0.82%
HD The Home Depot Inc 343.93B 346.84 -0.30%
HES Hess Corp 44.20B 143.45 0.10%
HIG The Hartford Financial Service... 29.42B 99.47 -0.26%
HOLX Hologic Inc 16.75B 71.79 -0.49%
HON Honeywell International Inc 135.79B 208.53 -0.05%
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co 28.07B 21.60 -0.74%
HPQ HP Inc 34.75B 35.51 -2.58%
HRL Hormel Foods Corp 16.71B 30.48 -0.56%
HSIC Henry Schein Inc 8.43B 65.80 -0.71%
HST Host Hotels & Resorts Inc 12.56B 17.82 -2.63%
HSY The Hershey Co 37.81B 186.98 0.75%
HUM Humana Inc 43.25B 358.93 0.24%
IBM International Business Machine... 155.44B 169.21 0.06%
ICE Intercontinental Exchange Inc 77.82B 135.67 0.31%
IDXX IDEXX Laboratories Inc 41.62B 504.00 -0.42%
IFF International Flavors & Fragra... 24.14B 94.54 -0.55%
ILMN Illumina Inc 17.31B 108.66 -0.52%
INCY Incyte Corp 12.23B 62.11 -0.93%
INTC Intel Corp 129.62B 30.45 -0.04%
IP International Paper Co 15.59B 44.89 -1.02%
IPG The Interpublic Group of Compa... 11.10B 29.42 -1.61%
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc 36.92B 91.46 -3.17%
IRM Iron Mountain Inc 25.80B 88.02 0.29%
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc 151.03B 425.78 0.69%
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc 70.17B 235.17 -2.26%
IVZ Invesco Ltd 6.55B 14.56 -1.83%
JBHT JB Hunt Transport Services Inc 16.23B 157.26 -1.06%
JCI Johnson Controls International... 46.77B 69.43 -1.69%
J Jacobs Solutions Inc 17.30B 138.20 -0.72%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 350.27B 145.54 0.07%
JNPR Juniper Networks Inc 11.52B 35.46 -0.26%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co 556.47B 193.78 0.07%
KEY KeyCorp 12.60B 13.36 -2.06%
KHC The Kraft Heinz Co 39.32B 32.38 -0.50%
KIM Kimco Realty Corp 12.64B 18.75 0.16%
KLAC KLA Corp 111.06B 824.84 -0.63%
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corp 46.97B 139.49 0.05%
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc 43.48B 19.59 -0.86%
KMX CarMax Inc 11.00B 69.91 -0.55%
KO Coca-Cola Co 269.46B 62.55 0.08%
KR The Kroger Co 36.66B 50.38 -0.28%
LEN Lennar Corp 43.14B 155.10 0.04%
LH Labcorp Holdings Inc 16.85B 199.88 1.73%
LKQ LKQ Corp 10.75B 40.29 -2.31%
LLY Eli Lilly and Co 834.88B 878.45 -0.56%
LMT Lockheed Martin Corp 109.97B 458.34 -0.05%
LNT Alliant Energy Corp 12.78B 49.84 0.00%
LOW Lowe's Companies Inc 127.27B 223.35 -1.55%
LRCX Lam Research Corp 135.45B 1,035.98 -0.25%
LUV Southwest Airlines Co 16.98B 28.38 -0.11%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV 30.46B 93.54 -2.12%
MA Mastercard Inc 413.33B 444.63 -0.09%
MAR Marriott International Inc 68.39B 239.45 -0.43%
MAS Masco Corp 15.23B 69.14 -1.86%
MCD McDonald's Corp 182.75B 253.58 -0.05%
MCHP Microchip Technology Inc 49.04B 91.35 -1.58%
MCK McKesson Corp 76.68B 589.95 -0.19%
MCO Moody's Corporation 74.53B 408.12 -0.61%
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc 88.33B 65.85 -0.38%
MDT Medtronic PLC 106.27B 81.04 -0.76%
MET MetLife Inc 48.39B 68.55 -0.16%
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc 7.19B 112.02 -1.55%
MKC McCormick & Co Inc 18.20B 67.79 -0.20%
MLM Martin Marietta Materials Inc 34.63B 566.85 -0.17%
MMC Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc 102.69B 208.88 -0.30%
MMM 3M Co 55.67B 100.90 -0.63%
MNST Monster Beverage Corp 48.21B 48.03 -1.42%
MO Altria Group Inc 75.56B 44.32 -1.01%
MOS The Mosaic Co 8.74B 27.16 -1.53%
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corp 60.02B 170.07 -0.26%
MRK Merck & Co Inc 327.04B 129.48 0.09%
MRO Marathon Oil Corp 15.31B 27.30 -1.38%
MS Morgan Stanley 152.98B 95.50 0.31%
MSFT Microsoft Corp 3,283.52B 442.57 0.23%
MSI Motorola Solutions Inc 62.30B 375.41 -0.09%
MTB M&T Bank Corp 23.54B 142.18 -0.58%
MTD Mettler-Toledo International I... 31.13B 1,454.74 -1.34%
MU Micron Technology Inc 156.84B 141.36 -1.25%
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings... 7.15B 16.56 -7.49%
NDAQ Nasdaq Inc 33.87B 58.60 -1.02%
NEE NextEra Energy Inc 150.80B 73.06 -0.17%
NEM Newmont Corp 46.89B 40.82 0.65%
NFLX Netflix Inc 288.27B 669.38 2.47%
NI NiSource Inc 12.60B 28.17 -0.43%
NKE Nike Inc 141.41B 93.39 -0.84%
NOC Northrop Grumman Corp 62.12B 424.09 0.16%
NRG NRG Energy Inc 16.33B 78.64 -0.94%
NSC Norfolk Southern Corp 49.11B 219.90 -0.88%
NTAP NetApp Inc 26.01B 126.17 -0.89%
NTRS Northern Trust Corp 16.70B 81.65 -1.25%
NUE Nucor Corp 36.77B 154.69 0.37%
NVDA NVIDIA Corp 3,248.70B 131.88 1.76%
NWS News Corporation - Class B Com... 15.64B 27.67 -0.40%
NWSA News Corp 15.28B 27.08 -0.41%
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV 68.30B 268.85 -2.41%
O Realty Income Corp 46.36B 53.37 0.29%
OKE ONEOK Inc 45.54B 78.10 -0.84%
OMC Omnicom Group Inc 17.29B 88.41 -1.10%
ORCL Oracle Corp 378.58B 138.13 -1.23%
ORLY O'Reilly Automotive Inc 58.72B 1,007.31 1.16%
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corp 52.75B 59.84 0.07%
PAYX Paychex Inc 43.90B 121.99 -0.56%
PCAR PACCAR Inc 55.25B 106.72 -0.36%
PCG PG&E Corp 47.64B 18.25 -0.66%
PEG Public Service Enterprise Grou... 36.04B 72.64 -0.78%
PEP PepsiCo Inc 225.38B 163.81 0.30%
PFE Pfizer Inc 156.34B 27.53 -0.44%
PG Procter & Gamble Co 392.56B 166.79 0.23%
PGR Progressive Corp 120.83B 203.92 0.16%
PH Parker Hannifin Corp 63.77B 503.30 -4.84%
PHM PulteGroup Inc 23.81B 114.09 -1.20%
PLD Prologis Inc 103.28B 112.29 -0.08%
PM Philip Morris International In... 158.80B 102.20 0.22%
PNC PNC Financial Services Group I... 59.85B 151.09 -0.44%
PNR Pentair PLC 12.68B 77.33 -1.99%
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corp 8.70B 76.49 -0.56%
PPG PPG Industries Inc 29.76B 127.32 -1.91%
PSA Public Storage 49.79B 283.25 0.23%
PSX Phillips 66 58.06B 136.76 -0.67%
PWR Quanta Services Inc 39.74B 273.29 -1.24%
PYPL PayPal Holdings Inc 63.43B 60.64 -1.48%
QCOM Qualcomm Inc 238.67B 215.33 -1.14%
QRVO Qorvo Inc 10.72B 112.38 -0.87%
RCL Royal Caribbean Group 37.66B 148.50 -4.37%
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 114.42B 1,036.52 0.98%
RF Regions Financial Corp 17.06B 18.65 -0.54%
RHI Robert Half Inc 6.77B 64.83 0.91%
RL Ralph Lauren Corp 11.35B 179.68 -3.56%
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc 28.60B 254.39 -2.43%
ROP Roper Technologies Inc 59.29B 549.45 0.42%
ROST Ross Stores Inc 48.90B 145.93 0.20%
RSG Republic Services Inc 59.19B 188.64 0.65%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp 21.06B 195.96 -0.54%
SBUX Starbucks Corp 90.32B 79.65 -0.74%
SCHW Charles Schwab Corp 133.82B 73.25 -0.20%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co 75.28B 296.99 -1.16%
SJM JM Smucker Co 11.88B 111.58 0.56%
SLB Schlumberger Ltd 61.09B 43.00 -1.85%
SNA Snap-on Inc 13.79B 262.24 -2.46%
SO Southern Co 85.90B 78.65 -0.06%
SPG Simon Property Group Inc 48.57B 148.83 -2.01%
SPGI S&P Global Inc 135.73B 434.40 -0.64%
SRE Sempra 48.08B 75.97 -0.23%
STT State Street Corporation 21.36B 70.91 -0.97%
STX Seagate Technology Holdings PL... 21.81B 103.86 -0.86%
STZ Constellation Brands Inc 46.38B 253.50 -0.44%
SWK Stanley Black & Decker Inc 12.86B 83.55 -2.73%
SWKS Skyworks Solutions Inc 16.75B 104.37 -1.85%
SYF Synchrony Financial 16.74B 41.69 -2.71%
SYK Stryker Corp 131.42B 344.98 0.58%
SYY Sysco Corp 35.20B 70.69 -0.50%
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Co 10.49B 49.53 -1.54%
TDG TransDigm Group Inc 72.45B 1,294.76 -2.19%
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd 45.12B 147.35 -2.14%
TGT Target Corp 65.31B 141.16 -2.44%
TJX TJX Companies Inc 122.62B 108.50 0.23%
GL Globe Life Inc 7.19B 77.89 -2.29%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 218.36B 572.05 -0.04%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc 206.81B 175.99 0.51%
TROW T. Rowe Price Group Inc 25.66B 114.90 -1.44%
TRV The Travelers Companies Inc 47.14B 205.85 -0.59%
TSLA Tesla Inc 567.71B 178.01 -2.45%
TSN Tyson Foods Inc 19.21B 53.97 0.21%
TXN Texas Instruments Inc 176.54B 193.90 -1.22%
TXT Textron Inc 16.26B 85.25 -0.83%
UAL United Airlines Holdings Inc 16.34B 49.69 -4.58%
UDR UDR Inc 13.26B 40.28 0.93%
UHS Universal Health Services Inc 12.57B 187.85 -0.18%
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc 18.65B 390.82 -1.41%
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc 457.54B 497.12 -0.04%
UNP Union Pacific Corp 135.51B 222.10 -0.01%
UPS United Parcel Service Inc 116.06B 135.65 0.57%
URI United Rentals Inc 41.03B 616.21 -1.86%
USB U.S. Bancorp 60.59B 38.83 -1.10%
V Visa Inc 544.98B 270.66 -0.20%
VLO Valero Energy Corp 49.07B 150.07 0.17%
VMC Vulcan Materials Co 33.41B 252.64 -0.52%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc 37.72B 264.37 0.82%
VRSN VeriSign Inc 17.96B 180.31 0.34%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 124.05B 480.73 0.36%
VTR Ventas Inc 20.28B 50.10 0.12%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 166.98B 39.67 -0.28%
WAT Waters Corp 17.50B 294.94 -0.20%
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 13.42B 15.55 0.65%
WDC Western Digital Corp 25.51B 78.12 -1.84%
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc 24.91B 78.86 0.41%
WFC Wells Fargo & Co 200.11B 57.40 0.23%
WM Waste Management Inc 81.68B 203.64 1.21%
WMB Williams Companies Inc 50.18B 41.17 -0.85%
WMT Walmart Inc 539.08B 67.02 0.48%
WRK WestRock Co 12.83B 49.66 -1.55%
WY Weyerhaeuser Co 21.14B 29.00 -0.07%
WYNN Wynn Resorts Ltd 9.95B 88.80 -1.87%
XEL Xcel Energy Inc 29.88B 53.77 -1.05%
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp 489.46B 109.11 -0.85%
XYL Xylem Inc 33.46B 138.02 -1.89%
YUM Yum Brands Inc 38.52B 136.79 -0.89%
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc 22.05B 107.19 0.21%
ZTS Zoetis Inc 77.82B 170.55 -0.45%
AMD Advanced Micro Devices Inc 257.24B 159.63 -0.17%
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equitie... 20.41B 116.32 -0.65%
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc 17.66B 167.60 -0.66%
COO The Cooper Companies Inc 18.60B 93.47 -0.78%
EQR Equity Residential 24.92B 66.71 1.14%
IT Gartner Inc 33.62B 432.21 -0.11%
MAA Mid-America Apartment Communit... 16.04B 139.32 0.81%
RJF Raymond James Financial Inc 23.95B 115.67 -1.34%
REG Regency Centers Corp 11.30B 61.77 0.25%
SNPS Synopsys Inc 90.10B 590.21 0.63%
T AT&T Inc 126.48B 17.64 -0.17%
AAL American Airlines Group Inc 7.40B 11.28 -1.40%
INTU Intuit Inc 166.53B 595.70 0.19%
TSCO Tractor Supply Co 30.21B 280.25 -0.44%
ALGN Align Technology Inc 19.27B 256.01 -5.63%
ANSS Ansys Inc 28.21B 323.17 -0.57%
ADM Archer-Daniels Midland Co 29.42B 59.50 -2.03%
CCL Carnival Corp 20.10B 15.34 -7.09%
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc 52.59B 210.32 -0.63%
K Kellanova Co 19.67B 57.52 -2.06%
L Loews Corp 16.34B 73.79 -0.52%
PPL PPL Corp 20.72B 28.08 -0.18%
PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 17.97B 76.66 -0.92%
PRU Prudential Financial Inc 40.62B 113.11 -0.76%
AOS A.O. Smith Corp 12.09B 82.46 -1.45%
APTV Aptiv PLC 19.13B 70.30 -5.65%
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc 130.93B 3,859.10 0.08%
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Inc 85.02B 312.10 1.49%
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries ... 9.40B 238.46 -0.75%
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc 38.76B 212.75 -0.57%
MGM MGM Resorts International 12.50B 39.85 -1.68%
PKG Packaging Corp of America 16.40B 182.68 -0.65%
RMD ResMed Inc 31.10B 211.73 -0.31%
TPR Tapestry Inc 9.61B 41.81 -1.30%
WELL Welltower Inc 62.21B 104.04 0.17%
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software ... 27.82B 158.96 0.79%
MSCI MSCI Inc 38.07B 480.53 -0.78%
ANET Arista Networks Inc 102.94B 328.50 -0.96%
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions... 23.06B 195.13 -0.15%
CBRE CBRE Group Inc 26.66B 86.90 -2.41%
CPRT Copart Inc 51.20B 53.21 0.29%
EVRG Evergy Inc 12.13B 52.74 -0.42%
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd 36.54B 97.26 -1.91%
ATO Atmos Energy Corp 17.52B 116.15 -0.02%
AXON Axon Enterprise Inc 22.04B 292.33 -0.40%
BG Bunge Global SA 14.56B 102.83 -0.31%
BIO Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc 8.02B 282.26 0.17%
BLDR Builders FirstSource Inc 17.96B 149.55 -1.06%
BRO Brown & Brown Inc 25.70B 90.08 -0.49%
BX Blackstone Inc 91.13B 121.25 -0.79%
CDW CDW Corp 29.78B 223.19 -0.85%
CE Celanese Corp 15.32B 139.39 -3.30%
COR Cencora Inc 45.55B 232.53 0.13%
CPT Camden Property Trust 11.51B 108.04 0.99%
CRL Charles River Laboratories Int... 10.79B 209.47 -1.40%
CSGP CoStar Group Inc 30.42B 73.93 -1.69%
CTLT Catalent Inc 10.03B 55.48 -0.88%
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Introduction to S&P 500

What is the S&P 500?

The S&P 500, or Standard & Poor’s 500, is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices and serves as a barometer of the overall U.S. stock market.

Importance and Relevance in the Market

The S&P 500 is widely regarded as one of the best gauges of large-cap U.S. equities. The index has a significant influence on investor decisions and reflects the economic health of the nation. It is used by investors to track the performance of the market and by economists to understand the economic trends.

Understanding the S&P 500 Index

Definition and Composition

The S&P 500 Index is a market-capitalization-weighted index of 500 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. It covers various industries and provides a comprehensive snapshot of the American economy.

S&P 500 Ticker and Symbol

The ticker symbol for the S&P 500 is SPX when referring to the index itself, SPY for the most widely traded ETF tracking the index, and INX when referencing the index on certain financial platforms.

Historical Significance and All-Time Highs

The S&P 500 has a long history of tracking the performance of large-cap U.S. stocks, making it a key indicator for investors. The index has seen numerous milestones and all-time highs, reflecting periods of economic growth and market optimism.

Investing in S&P 500

How to Invest in the S&P 500

Investing in the S&P 500 can be done through various methods, each offering different benefits and levels of involvement. Investors can choose from direct stock purchases, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), or index funds to gain exposure to the S&P 500.

Different Investment Vehicles: Stocks, ETFs, and Index Funds

There are three primary investment vehicles for accessing the S&P 500:

  • Stocks: Directly purchasing shares of the companies listed in the S&P 500.
  • ETFs: Exchange-traded funds like SPY that track the performance of the S&P 500.
  • Index Funds: Mutual funds designed to replicate the performance of the S&P 500, such as those offered by Vanguard, Fidelity, and Schwab.

Best S&P 500 Index Funds and ETFs (Vanguard, Fidelity, Schwab)

Some of the best options for investing in the S&P 500 include:

  • Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund (VFIAX): Known for its low expense ratio and strong performance.
  • Fidelity S&P 500 Index Fund (FXAIX): Another low-cost option with a solid track record.
  • Schwab S&P 500 Index Fund (SWPPX): Offers competitive fees and good returns.
  • Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO): A popular ETF choice with low costs and high liquidity.
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY): One of the most widely traded ETFs tracking the S&P 500.

S&P 500 Performance and Returns

Historical Returns and Year-to-Date Performance

Historical returns of the S&P 500 provide valuable insights into the long-term growth and performance of the index. Year-to-date (YTD) performance is crucial for understanding the current market trends and making informed investment decisions.

S&P 500 Annual and Average Returns

The annual returns of the S&P 500 vary from year to year, influenced by economic conditions, market sentiment, and other factors. The average return over the long term is often used by investors to set expectations and goals for their portfolios.

Performance by Year and Sector Analysis

Analyzing the performance by year helps identify trends and patterns in the market. Sector analysis breaks down the performance of different industries within the S&P 500, highlighting which sectors are driving growth or experiencing downturns.

Tools: S&P 500 Return Calculators and Heat Maps

Investors can utilize various tools to better understand and analyze the S&P 500’s performance. Return calculators help estimate potential returns based on historical data, while heat maps provide a visual representation of the performance of individual stocks and sectors within the index.

S&P 500 Futures and Market Indicators

Understanding S&P 500 Futures and Mini Futures

S&P 500 futures are contracts that allow investors to buy or sell the index at a predetermined price on a future date. Mini futures are smaller contracts that offer the same exposure with less capital required, making them accessible to a broader range of investors.

S&P 500 Index Futures and Their Impact on the Market

The S&P 500 index futures play a crucial role in the financial markets. They are used by investors for hedging and speculation, and their prices often reflect market sentiment and anticipated movements. Changes in futures prices can impact the overall market, influencing trading strategies and investment decisions.

Daily Updates: S&P 500 Today, Price, and News

Keeping track of daily updates is essential for investors. This includes the S&P 500’s price movements, latest news, and key market indicators. Staying informed helps investors make timely decisions and respond to market changes effectively.

Analyzing S&P 500 Stocks and Companies

List of S&P 500 Companies

The list of S&P 500 companies includes 500 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. These companies are selected based on their market capitalization, liquidity, and industry representation, providing a comprehensive overview of the American corporate landscape.

Stock Prices, P/E Ratios, and Market Cap

Understanding the stock prices, P/E ratios (price-to-earnings ratios), and market cap (market capitalization) of S&P 500 companies is crucial for investors. These metrics help assess the value, profitability, and size of the companies within the index.

Sector Weightings and Top-Performing Stocks

The S&P 500 is divided into different sectors, each with a sector weighting that reflects its proportion of the overall index. Analyzing these weightings helps identify which sectors are driving growth. Additionally, identifying the top-performing stocks within each sector can provide investment opportunities and insights into market trends.

Tracking and Charting the S&P 500

S&P 500 Charts: Historical, Current, and Future Forecasts

S&P 500 charts provide visual representations of the index’s performance over time. Historical charts show past trends and significant milestones, while current charts display the latest data. Future forecasts help investors anticipate potential movements and make informed decisions.

Using Graphs and Heat Maps for Analysis

Graphs and heat maps are valuable tools for analyzing the S&P 500. Graphs offer detailed insights into price movements, trends, and patterns, while heat maps provide a visual summary of the performance of different sectors and individual stocks within the index.

Resources for Live Updates and Predictions

Staying updated with the latest information is essential for investors. Various resources for live updates and predictions are available, including financial news websites, market analysis platforms, and investment tools. These resources help investors stay informed and react promptly to market changes.

Conclusion

Summary of Key Points

In summary, the S&P 500 is a vital index that offers a broad view of the U.S. stock market. Understanding its composition, investment vehicles, and performance metrics is crucial for investors. By analyzing historical returns, sector weightings, and top-performing stocks, investors can make informed decisions to maximize their returns.

Future Outlook and Investment Strategies

Looking ahead, the future outlook for the S&P 500 remains positive, with continued growth expected in various sectors. Investment strategies should focus on diversification, staying informed with live updates, and utilizing tools like return calculators and heat maps. By adopting these strategies, investors can navigate the market effectively and achieve their financial goals.

FAQ

Q1: What is the S&P 500?

A1: The S&P 500, or Standard & Poor’s 500, is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. It serves as a barometer of the overall U.S. stock market.

Q2: How can I invest in the S&P 500?

A2: You can invest in the S&P 500 through various methods, including direct stock purchases, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and index funds. Popular options include the Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund (VFIAX), Fidelity S&P 500 Index Fund (FXAIX), and SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).

Q3: What are the historical returns of the S&P 500?

A3: The historical returns of the S&P 500 vary, but the index has generally provided long-term growth. Average annual returns have been around 10% over the past several decades, though individual year performance can vary significantly.

Q4: What is the significance of S&P 500 futures?

A4: S&P 500 futures are contracts that allow investors to buy or sell the index at a predetermined price on a future date. They are used for hedging and speculation, and their prices can impact market sentiment and overall market movements.

Q5: How do I track the performance of the S&P 500?

A5: You can track the performance of the S&P 500 through financial news websites, market analysis platforms, and investment tools. Utilizing charts, graphs, and heat maps can provide detailed insights into the index’s performance and trends.

Q6: What are the top sectors in the S&P 500?

A6: The top sectors in the S&P 500 typically include technology, healthcare, financials, consumer discretionary, and communication services. These sectors represent a significant portion of the index and are major drivers of its performance.