Price movements of the S&P 500 indexes
On September 13, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole. The indexes had returns of -1.4%, -1.5%, and -1.5%, respectively.
The stocks in the S&P Consumer Staples had a year-to-date return of 4.4%. That’s much higher than -0.07% and 4.1% for the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500, respectively.
Top losers on September 13, 2016
The top-losing stocks as of September 13, 2016, were as follows:
- Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF): fell 7.1%
- Polaris Industries (PII): fell 2.5%
- Under Armour (UA): fell 2.4%
- Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM): fell 2.2%
- Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB): fell 2.0%
- Philip Morris International (PM): fell 1.7%
- Altria Group (MO): fell 1.7%
- PACCAR (PCAR): fell 1.4%
- Silgan Holdings (SLGN): fell 1.1%
- Sealed Air (SEE): fell 0.96%
- Carlisle Companies (CSL): fell 0.95%
- Reynolds American (RAI): fell 0.90%
- Clorox (CLX): fell 0.77%
- Berry Plastics Group (BERY): fell 0.16%
Top gainers on September 13, 2016
The top-gaining stocks as of September 13, 2016, were as follows:
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 Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF).