S&P 500 Valuation – Consensus FY2 P/B and Return on Equity (ROE)

S&P 500 Valuation – Consensus FY2 PB and Return on Equity (ROE) This chart suggests that the current valuation of the S&P 500 appears broadly consistent with the correlation between consensus FY2 P/B and return on equity (R² = 0.42). Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Valuation Multiples

S&P 500 Valuation Multiples The price-to-sales ratio of the S&P 500 Index suggests that stocks are as expensive as they were during the Internet bubble. The P/E ratio also remains at high level. Image: Tomasz Hońdo

S&P 500 Valuation Metric

S&P 500 Valuation Metric Is the U.S. equity market overvalued? The S&P 500’s median valuation metric is in the 89th percentile. That’s not cheap by historical standards. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Valuation Ranking

S&P 500 Valuation Ranking On a P/E basis, the S&P 500 Index is now valued at the 88th percentile vs. 28th percentile a year ago. Image: Fidelity Investments

S&P 500 Valuation Dispersion on Forward P/E – Value vs. Growth

S&P 500 Valuation Dispersion on Forward P/E – Value vs. Growth When valuation dispersion was this high or higher, value stocks tended to outperform growth stocks (95% of the time) over the next 12 months. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch US Equity & US Quant Strategy

S&P 500 Valuation and Inflation

S&P 500 Valuation and Inflation This chart suggests that the S&P 500 is fairly valued based on current inflation. Image: SunTrust Private Wealth Management

S&P 500 Valuation

S&P 500 Valuation This chart shows that the S&P 500 is in a trading range rather than in a bearish or bullish market trend, for more than 20 months. Image: Fidelity Investments