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What Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space Yesterday?

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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.

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Top Loser on September 26, 2016

The top-losing stocks on September 26 were as follows.

  • Coca-Cola Company (KO) fell 1.6%.
  • Hormel Foods (HRL) fell 1.4%.
  • Nike (NKE) fell 1.4%.
  • GoPro (GPRO) fell 1.3%.
  • ConAgra Foods (CAG) fell 1.2%.
  • Koninklijke Philips (PHG) fell 1.1%.
  • Sonoco Products (SON) fell 0.70%.
  • Ball Corporation (BLL) fell 0.38%.
  • Drew Industries (DW) fell 0.34%.

Top Gainer of September 26

The top-gaining stocks on September 26 were as follows.

  • Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) rose 3.0%.
  • Thor Industries (THO) rose 1.3%.
  • Foot Locker (FL) rose 0.76%.

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.

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