(VIANEWS) – CBOE (VIX) is currently on bearish momentum. At 04:08 EST on Wednesday, 4 August, CBOE (VIX) is at 18.26, 6.17% down since the last session’s close.
Regarding CBOE’s daily highs and lows, it’s 3.16% up from its trailing 24 hours low of $17.70 and 10.67% down from its trailing 24 hours high of $20.44.
Concerning CBOE’s yearly highs and lows, it’s 29.5% up from its 52-week low and 55.64% down from its 52-week high.
CBOE’s last week, last month’s, and last quarter’s current volatility was a negative 0.09%, a positive 0.55%, and a positive 7.15%, respectively.
CBOE’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 5.16% (last week), 7.14% (last month), and 7.15% (last quarter), respectively.
Index Price Classification
According to the stochastic oscillator, a useful indicator of overbought and oversold conditions, CBOE’s is considered to be overbought (>=80).
News about S&P 500
According to Business Insider on Sunday, 1 August, "The average stock in the portfolio has risen 35.9% over its history compared to, again, an average of 14.6% for S&P 500 components. ", "The regularly-updated portfolio was created in March 2018, and over that time it’s delivered an absolute annualized return of 27.6%, nearly double the 14.6% of the S&P 500 over that span."
According to Business Insider on Sunday, 1 August, "The S&P 500 currently trades at a 12-month forward price-to-earnings ratio of 21.2x, which is lower than its recent reading of about 22x, but higher than its five an ten-year average of 18.1x and 16.2x, respectively, according to FactSet.", "The Q3 bottom-up S&P 500 EPS estimate increased by 3.6% to $49.22 from $47.50 in the month of July, according to Butters."
According to CNBC on Sunday, 1 August, "The Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones Industrial Average added about 1.2% and 1.3%, respectively, in July, while the broad S&P 500 gained close to 2.3% last month.", "Of the 59% of S&P 500 companies that have reported for the second quarter, 88% have beaten consensus earnings expectations, according to FactSet."
According to FXStreet on Monday, 2 August, "It is worth noting that S&P 500 Futures were trading at 4,408, up 0.44% for the day."
According to Business Insider on Sunday, 1 August, "The Dow sank 149.06 points or 0.42 percent to finish at 34,935.47, while the NASDAQ dropped 105.59 points or 0.71 percent to end at 14,672.68 and the S&P 500 fell 23.89 points or 0.54 percent to close at 4,395.26."
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