Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On May 12, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole. These indexes had respective returns of 0.54%, -0.02%, and 0.13%.
S&P 500 stocks had a monthly return of 0.27%. That’s much higher than 0.05% and -1.5%, from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples, respectively.
Top loser on May 12
Top gainer of May 12
The top-gaining stocks as of May 12, 2016, were as follows:
- Sony (SNE) rose by 5.2%.
- Ralph Lauren (RL) rose by 2.8%.
- Vista Outdoor (VSTO) rose by 2.8% due to a rise in performance in fiscal 4Q16.
- Bemis Company (BMS) rose by 1.2%.
- Silgan Holdings (SLGN) rose by 0.76%.
The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLP) tracks a market-cap-weighted index of consumer staples stocks drawn from the S&P 500. XLP is the ETF of consumer goods.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the above stocks’ performances, price movements, and latest quarterly results. We’ll start with Owens-Illinois.