Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On May 13, 2016, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole. The indexes had returns of -0.85%, -1.2%, and -1.1%, respectively.
S&P 500 stocks had a monthly return of 0.27%. That’s much higher than 0.05% and -1.5% for the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples, respectively.
Top losers on May 13, 2016
The top-losing stocks as of May 13, 2016, were as follows:
- Honda Motor (HMC) — fell 4.8% due to mixed results in fiscal 4Q16
- Fossil Group (FOSL) — fell 3.5% due to the negative outlook from Moody’s Investors Service
- PepsiCo (PEP) — fell 1.8%
- Ralph Lauren (RL) — fell 1.6%
- Brunswick (BC) — fell 1.3%
- B&G Foods (BGS) — fell 1.1% with a “neutral” rating from D.A. Davidson
- Nike (NKE) — fell 1.2%
In this series, we’ll take a look at the performances of these stocks, their price movements, and latest quarterly results.
The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) tracks a market-cap-weighted index of consumer staples stocks drawn from the S&P 500. XLP is the ETF of consumer goods.
Let’s start with the performance of Honda Motor in fiscal 4Q16.