Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On September 23, 2016, the S&P Consumer Discretionary slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Staples. The indexes had respective returns of -0.23%, -0.57%, and -0.50%.
The S&P 500 stocks had a year-to-date return of 5.9%. That’s much higher than the 1.9% and 5.7% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples, respectively.
Biggest losers on September 23, 2016
The stocks that lost the most on September 23, 2016, were as follows:
- Oshkosh (OSK) fell 10.6%
- Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) fell 2.7%
- Toyota Motor (TM) fell 2.6%
- Snyder’s-Lance (LNCE) fell 1.8%
- Domtar (UFS) fell 1.4%
- Flowers Foods (FLO) fell 0.83%
- Estée Lauder Companies (EL) fell 0.66%
- Nike (NKE) fell 0.47%
- Mohawk Industries (MHK) fell 0.45%
- Philip Morris International (PM) fell 0.19%
- ConAgra Foods (CAG) fell 0.09%
Top gainers on September 23, 2016
The top gaining stocks as of September 23, 2016, were as follows:
- Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) rose 2.1%
- Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) rose 0.81%
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 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 Oshkosh (OSK).