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%.

Which Stocks Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on July 27?

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.

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