S&P 500 definition

S&P 500 means the S&P 500 Index. This product is not in any way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Standard & Poor’s.
S&P 500 generally means the companies constituting the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index as of the beginning of the Performance Period (including the Company) and which continue to be actively traded under the same ticker symbol on an established securities market though the end of the Performance Period. A component company of the S&P 500 that is acquired at any time during the Performance Period (i.e., company and ticker symbol disappear) will be eliminated from the S&P 500 for the entire Performance Period. A component company of the S&P 500 filing for bankruptcy protection (and thus no longer publicly traded) at any time during the Performance Period will be deemed to remain in the S&P 500 (at an assumed TSR of minus 100%).
S&P 500 means the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Index.

Examples of S&P 500 in a sentence

  • The same indices with larger participation (e.g., S&P 500, Russell 1000) would also be exempt.

  • This chart offers a running snapshot of the S&P 500 P/E in a long-term historical context.

  • A futures contract is a firm commitment to buy or sell a specified quantity of investments, currency or a standardized amount of a deliverable grade commodity, at a specified price on a specified future date, unless the contract is closed before the delivery date or if the delivery quantity is something where physical delivery cannot occur (such as the S&P 500 Index), whereby such contract is settled in cash.

  • You may not sell short any Security, except that you may (i) sell short a Security if you own at least the same amount of the Security you sell short (selling short “against the box”) and (ii) sell short U.S. Treasury futures and stock index futures based on the S&P 500 or other broad based stock indexes.

  • Approved broad-based indices include the S&P 500, NASDAQ, 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Index, 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index, Russell 2000 and Dow Jones Industrial Average.


More Definitions of S&P 500

S&P 500 means the companies constituting the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index as of the beginning of the Performance Period. Any component company of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index that is acquired, taken private, delisted, liquidated or no longer publicly traded due to filing for bankruptcy protection at any time during the Performance Period will be eliminated from the S&P 500 for the entire Performance Period. There will be no adjustments to the S&P 500 to account for any other changes to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index during the Performance Period.
S&P 500 means the Standard & Poor 500 Total Return Index.
S&P 500 means the companies constituting the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index as of the beginning and end of the Performance Period (including the Company) and which continue to be actively traded under the same ticker symbol on an established securities market through the end of the Performance Period.
S&P 500 means Standard and Poor’s 500 index.
S&P 500 means the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, (Bloomberg: SPX Index);
S&P 500 means the Standard & Poor’s 500 index (or any successor index thereto). “Total Shareholder Return” for a company (i.e., for the Company or a Peer Company) shall mean such company’s average daily closing stock price (or average daily closing index value, in the case of S&P 500 or S5OILP) for December of the year of the Date of Grant as compared to the average daily closing stock price (or average daily closing index value, in the case of S&P 500 or S5OILP) for December of the third year immediately following the year of the Date of Grant, except as provided above under “Termination of EmploymentDue to a Change in Control” in the case of a Change in Control of the Company), assuming the reinvestment of dividends and as adjusted for stock splits, recapitalizations, reorganizations or other similar adjustments or changes in the company’s capital structure, and expressed as a percentage (positive or negative (as the case may be)). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Total Shareholder Return for a Replaced Peer Company shall be determined as set forth in the “Total Shareholder Return – Replaced Peer Companydefinition below.