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The following is a list of the 9 most overbought and 9 most oversold S&P 500 stocks, based on the RSI(14) indicator. We've also included an interactive visualization of annual returns and analyst ratings for all the stocks mentioned in the article.

A reading close to 70 usually indicates overbought conditions, while a reading close to 30 reflect oversold conditions. RSI data sourced from Finviz.

We won't go into a detailed discussion about these companies. The goal here is to give you a starting point for your own analysis.

Top 9 Most Oversold S&P 500 Stocks

1. Dean Foods Co. (NYSE:DF): Dairy Products Industry. Market cap of $1.4B. RSI(14) at 21.15. Short float at 2.09%, which implies a short ratio of 0.89 days. The stock has lost -53.91% over the last year.

2. Assurant Inc. (NYSE:AIZ): Accident & Health Insurance Industry. Market cap of $3.8B. RSI(14) at 26.77. Short float at 1.65%, which implies a short ratio of 1.69 days. The stock has gained 15.55% over the last year.

3. Genzyme Corp. (GENZ): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $17.87B. RSI(14) at 27.68. Short float at 2.95%, which implies a short ratio of 1.87 days. The stock has gained 32.61% over the last year.

4. Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $11.77B. RSI(14) at 29.77. Short float at 2.71%, which implies a short ratio of 1.82 days. The stock has gained 21.6% over the last year.

5. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Personal Products Industry. Market cap of $25.24B. RSI(14) at 30.71. Short float at 1.72%, which implies a short ratio of 2.53 days. The stock has gained 0.28% over the last year.

6. Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): Conglomerates Industry. Market cap of $8.78B. RSI(14) at 32.25. Short float at 2.74%, which implies a short ratio of 3.15 days. The stock has gained 7.29% over the last year.

7. Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK): Drug Manufacturers - Major Industry. Market cap of $107.45B. RSI(14) at 32.5. Short float at 0.74%, which implies a short ratio of 1.96 days. The stock has gained 8.47% over the last year.

8. Airgas Inc. (NYSE:ARG): Industrial Equipment Wholesale Industry. Market cap of $5.62B. RSI(14) at 32.85. Short float at 5.38%, which implies a short ratio of 2.85 days. The stock has gained 41.06% over the last year.

9. Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $11.7B. RSI(14) at 32.91. Short float at 10.52%, which implies a short ratio of 8.04 days. The stock has gained 9.87% over the last year.

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Top 9 Most Overbought S&P 500 Stocks

1. Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): Major Integrated Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $358.68B. RSI(14) at 85.31. Short float at 0.64%, which implies a short ratio of 1.53 days. The stock has gained 0.61% over the last year.

2. Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW): Advertising Agencies Industry. Market cap of $2.57B. RSI(14) at 83.47. Short float at 15.12%, which implies a short ratio of 5.79 days. The stock has gained 31.04% over the last year.

3. AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO): Auto Parts Stores Industry. Market cap of $11.11B. RSI(14) at 83.1. Short float at 6.06%, which implies a short ratio of 5 days. The stock has gained 73.67% over the last year.

4. Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF): Jewelry Stores Industry. Market cap of $7.28B. RSI(14) at 82.83. Short float at 12.4%, which implies a short ratio of 6.83 days. The stock has gained 36.66% over the last year.

5. LSI Corporation (NASDAQ:LSI): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $3.59B. RSI(14) at 82.44. Short float at 4.66%, which implies a short ratio of 4.1 days. The stock has gained 1.64% over the last year.

6. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV): Oil & Gas Equipment & Services Industry. Market cap of $24.77B. RSI(14) at 82.25. Short float at 2.32%, which implies a short ratio of 2.07 days. The stock has gained 35.37% over the last year.

7. Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE:RL): Apparel Clothing Industry. Market cap of $10.38B. RSI(14) at 81.56. Short float at 6.24%, which implies a short ratio of 4.35 days. The stock has gained 34.93% over the last year.

8. Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $36.8B. RSI(14) at 80.6. Short float at 4.05%, which implies a short ratio of 3.35 days. The stock has gained 27.5% over the last year.

9. CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX): Auto Dealerships Industry. Market cap of $7.57B. RSI(14) at 80.2. Short float at 6.24%, which implies a short ratio of 5.6 days. The stock has gained 58.88% over the last year.

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Source: Top 9 Overbought and Oversold S&P 500 Stocks