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Consumer Sector Overview for the Week of September 25–29

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Consumer Sector Overview for the Week of September 25–29 PART 1 OF 5

Key Consumer Sector Insights for September 25–29

Market and consumer sector’s performance last week

With the third quarter earnings season getting closer, the S&P 500 Index (SPY) (SPX-Index) finished the week ending September 29 with a slight gain of 0.68%. The consumer staples sector fell 0.06% last week due to a fall in consumer stocks like Walmart (WMT), Kellogg (K), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). The consumer discretionary sector rose 0.60% last week led by an increase in the stock prices of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), D.R. Horton (DHI), Mattel (MAT), Ross Stores (ROST), and Best Buy (BBY).

Key Consumer Sector Insights for September 25–29

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According to Factset’s earnings insight data on September 29, the estimated earnings growth rate for the S&P 500 in 3Q17 is 4.2%. Consumer sector-based ETFs had an average week. The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) topped the charts with a gain of 2.4% last week. The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) and the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY) rose 0.11% and 0.60%, respectively.

Key Consumer Sector Insights for September 25–29

As of September 29, the S&P 500 Index (12.5%) has outperformed the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Index (10.8%) and the S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index (4.4%) on a year-to-date basis.

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