S&P 500 Cyclically Adjusted Price-Earnings Ratio:

30.07 for Jul 2019
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The S&P 500 Cyclically Adjusted Price-Earnings Ratio, also known as the CAPE ratio, is defined as the ratio the the S&P 500's current price divided by the 10-year moving average of inflation-adjusted earnings. It is used as a valuation metric to forecast future returns, where a higher CAPE ratio could reflect lower returns over the next couple of decades, whereas a lower CAPE ratio could reflect higher returns over the next couple of decades, as the ratio reverts back to the mean. The CAPE ratio peaked in the early 2000s as a result of the tech bubble.

S&P 500 Cyclically Adjusted Price-Earnings Ratio is at a current level of 30.07, an increase of 0.6242 or 2.12% from last month. This is a decrease of 1.820 or 5.71% from last year and is higher than the long term average of 16.97.

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July 31, 2019 30.07
June 30, 2019 29.44
May 31, 2019 29.34
April 30, 2019 30.13
March 31, 2019 29.58
Feb. 28, 2019 29.54
Jan. 31, 2019 28.38
Dec. 31, 2018 28.29
Nov. 30, 2018 30.20
Oct. 31, 2018 31.04
Sept. 30, 2018 32.62
Aug. 31, 2018 32.39
July 31, 2018 31.89
June 30, 2018 31.63
May 31, 2018 31.24
April 30, 2018 30.97
March 31, 2018 31.81
Feb. 28, 2018 32.04
Jan. 31, 2018 33.31
Dec. 31, 2017 32.09
Nov. 30, 2017 31.30
Oct. 31, 2017 30.92
Sept. 30, 2017 30.17
Aug. 31, 2017 29.92
July 31, 2017 30.00
   
June 30, 2017 29.75
May 31, 2017 29.31
April 30, 2017 28.90
March 31, 2017 29.09
Feb. 28, 2017 28.66
Jan. 31, 2017 28.06
Dec. 31, 2016 27.87
Nov. 30, 2016 26.85
Oct. 31, 2016 26.53
Sept. 30, 2016 26.73
Aug. 31, 2016 26.95
July 31, 2016 26.69
June 30, 2016 25.84
May 31, 2016 25.69
April 30, 2016 25.92
March 31, 2016 25.37
Feb. 29, 2016 24.00
Jan. 31, 2016 24.21
Dec. 31, 2015 25.97
Nov. 30, 2015 26.23
Oct. 31, 2015 25.49
Sept. 30, 2015 24.50
Aug. 31, 2015 25.69
July 31, 2015 26.38
June 30, 2015 26.50

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Stats

Last Value 30.07
Latest Period Jul 2019
Last Updated Jul 8 2019, 19:03 EDT
Average Growth Rate 1.38%
Value from 1 Year Ago 31.89
Change from 1 Year Ago -5.71%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment N/A
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Notes: Cyclically Adjusted Price Earnings Ratio (CAPE) or P/E 10 of the S&P 500.

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S&P 500 Monthly Return 6.89%
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