S&P 500 Index Max Pullback per Calendar Year

S&P 500 Index Max Pullback per Calendar Year Being prepared for market volatility is the key to wealth creation. Since 1980, the peak-to-trough pullback during the year has averaged 14.2% for the S&P 500 Index. Image: LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Intra-Year Declines vs. Calendar Year Returns

S&P 500 Intra-Year Declines vs. Calendar Year Returns The US stock market experiences a pullback every year. Even if the S&P 500 hits all-time high after 6 months without a record high, keep in mind that it won’t be any different this year.

Distribution of S&P 500 Calendar Year Returns

Distribution of S&P 500 Calendar Year Returns Goldman Sachs forecasts S&P 500 will climb by 16% to 4,300 by the end of 2021. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research