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Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on July 12?

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Price movement of S&P 500 indexes

On July 12, 2016, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.70%, -0.54%, and 0.46%.

The S&P Consumer Staples stocks had a year-to-date return of 9.6%. That’s much higher than 4.1% and 5.3% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500, respectively.

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Top losers on July 12

The top-losing stocks as of July 12, 2016, were as follows:

  • Energizer Holdings (ENR) fell by 2.8%.
  • Church & Dwight (CHD) fell by 2.1%.
  • ConAgra Foods (CAG) fell by 0.81%.
  • Flowers Foods (FLO) fell by 0.48%.
  • WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) fell by 0.39%.

Top gainers on July 12

The top-gaining stocks as of July 12, 2016, were as follows:

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) rose by 3.9%.
  • International Paper (IP) rose by 2.7%.
  • Bunge Limited (BG) rose by 1.6%.
  • Pinnacle Foods (PF) rose by 1.3%.
  • Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) rose by 0.30%.

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 Fund (XLP) tracks a market-cap-weighted index of consumer staples stocks drawn from the S&P 500.

Let’s start with Energizer Holdings.

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