S&P 500 Annual Total Return:

-4.38% for 2018
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The S&P 500 Annual Total Return measures the total return that the S&P 500 index returned for each calendar year. The S&P 500 is significant because it is used as the index for the whole market. On YCharts, you can also view the S&P 500 Index. Historically, the S&P 500 went as high as 37.56% in 1995, and as low as -37% in 2008.

S&P 500 Annual Total Return is at -4.38%, compared to 21.83% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 8.18%.

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Dec. 31, 2018 -4.38%
Dec. 31, 2017 21.83%
Dec. 31, 2016 11.96%
Dec. 31, 2015 1.38%
Dec. 31, 2014 13.69%
Dec. 31, 2013 32.39%
Dec. 31, 2012 16.00%
Dec. 31, 2011 2.11%
Dec. 31, 2010 15.06%
Dec. 31, 2009 26.46%
Dec. 31, 2008 -37.00%
   
Dec. 31, 2007 5.49%
Dec. 31, 2006 15.79%
Dec. 31, 2005 4.91%
Dec. 31, 2004 10.88%
Dec. 31, 2003 28.68%
Dec. 31, 2002 -22.10%
Dec. 31, 2001 -11.89%
Dec. 31, 2000 -9.10%
Dec. 31, 1999 21.04%
Dec. 31, 1998 28.58%

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Stats

Last Value -4.38%
Latest Period 2018
Last Updated May 3 2019, 15:50 EDT
Long Term Average 8.18%
Value from 1 Year Ago 21.83%
Change from 1 Year Ago N/A
Frequency Yearly
Unit Percent
Adjustment N/A
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Notes: One year return of the S&P 500 including dividends.

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S&P 500 Earnings Per Share 28.96 USD
S&P 500 PE Ratio 18.94
SPX Put/Call Ratio 1.39
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Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:SP500ATR
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:SP500ATR","name")
  • Data Point Example: =YCP("I:SP500ATR")
  • Data Series Example: =YCS("I:SP500ATR",,-4)

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