S&P 500 Key Stats
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^SPX Level Range, Past 5 Years
|Minimum||1099.23||Oct 03 2011|
|Maximum||2190.15||Aug 15 2016|
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just "the S&P", is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ. The S&P 500 index components and their weightings are determined by S&P Dow Jones Indices. It differs from other U.S. stock market indices, such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Nasdaq Composite index, because of its diverse constituency and weighting methodology. It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices, and many consider it one of the best representations of the U.S. stock market, and a bellwether for the U.S. economy. The National Bureau of Economic Research has classified common stocks as a leading indicator of business cycles.
^SPX Excel Add-In Codes
- Index Code: ^SPX
- Index Name: =YCI("^SPX","name")
- Latest Level: =YCP("^SPX","level")
- Last 5 Levels: =YCS("^SPX","level","-4")
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