Price movements of S&P 500 indexes
On July 28, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500 as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.48%, 0.23%, and 0.16%.
The S&P Consumer Staples stocks had a year-to-date return of 7.6%. That’s much higher than 4.2% and 6.2% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500, respectively.
Top losers on July 28, 2016
Top gainers of July 28, 2016
The top-gaining stocks as of July 28, 2016, were as follows:
- Tempur Sealy International (TPX): rose 16.8%
- Oshkosh (OSK): rose 9.9%
- Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB): rose 6.8%
- Bunge Limited (BG): rose 6.7%
- Hershey (HSY): rose 2.9%
- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS): rose 1.7%
In this series, we’ll take a look at the above stocks’ 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.
Let’s start with Tempur Sealy International.