Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On May 4, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole. The indexes had returns of 0.28%, -0.59%, and -0.47%, respectively.
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 losers on May 4, 2016
Top gainers on May 4, 2016
The top-gaining stocks on May 4, 2016, were as follows:
- Trinseo (TSE): rose 7.8% due to a rise in net income and EPS (earnings per share) in fiscal 1Q16
- Energizer Holdings (ENR): rose 4.0% due to a positive net income in fiscal 2Q16
- Kraft Heinz (KHC): rose 1.7%
In this series, we’ll take a look at these stocks, their performances, 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.
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