Price movement of the S&P 500 indexes
On September 26, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of -0.86%, -1.1%, and -0.93%.
S&P 500 stocks saw a year-to-date return of 5.0%. That’s much higher than 0.81% and 4.7%, from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples, respectively.
Top Loser on September 26, 2016
The top-losing stocks on September 26 were as follows.
Top Gainer of September 26
The top-gaining stocks on September 26 were as follows.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the above stocks’ performance, 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. XLP is an ETF of consumer goods.
Let’s start with Hormel Foods (HRL) in the next part of this series.