Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On June 17, 2016, the S&P Consumer Discretionary slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Staples. The indexes had respective returns of -0.15%, -0.33%, and -0.45%.
S&P Consumer Staples stocks had a month-to-date return of 1.8%. That’s much higher than the respective -1.5% and -1.2% returns from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500.
Biggest losers on June 17, 2016
Top gainers on June 17, 2016
On June 17, 2016, the top gaining stocks were as follows:
- GoPro (GPRO) rose by 8.2%
- Ford Motor (F) rose by 1.1%
- Autoliv (ALV) rose by 1.1%
- Philip Morris International (PM) rose by 0.58%
- General Mills (GIS) rose by 0.05%
In this series, we’ll take a look at the above stocks’ performance, price movement, 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 Apple.