Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On July 27, 2016, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples. The indexes had respective returns of -0.12%, -0.34%, and -1.5%.
The S&P Consumer Staples stocks had a year-to-date return of 7.0%. That’s much higher than 4.0% and 6.0% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500, respectively.
Biggest losers on July 27, 2016
The stocks that lost the most on July 27, 2016, were as follows:
- Carter’s (CRI) fell by 9.5%
- Gildan Activewear (GIL) fell by 5.9%
- Silgan Holdings (SLGN) fell by 5.1%
- Coca-Cola (KO) fell by 3.3%
- Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) fell by 3.4%
- Mondelēz International (MDLZ) fell by 2.9%
- Altria Group (MO) fell by 1.7%
- ConAgra Foods (CAG) fell by 0.91%
- Ball (BLL) fell by 0.45%
- Coach (COH) fell by 0.07%
Top gainers on July 27, 2016
The top-gaining stocks on July 27, 2016, were as follows:
- Domtar (UFS) rose by 11.9%
- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) rose by 4.2%
- Allison Transmission Holdings (ALSN) rose by 0.96%
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 Carter’s.