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Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on September 20?

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Price movement of S&P 500 indexes

On September 20, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.24%, 0.03%, and 0.10%.

The S&P Consumer Staples stocks had a year-to-date return of 4.7%. That’s much higher than 0.48% and slightly higher than 4.69% for the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500, respectively.

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Top losers on September 20, 2016

The top-losing stocks as of September 20, 2016, were as follows:

  • HNI (HNI): fell 24.4%
  • GoPro (GPRO): fell 6.9%
  • Ford Motor (F): fell 0.91%
  • General Motors (GM): fell 0.22%

Top gainers of September 20, 2016

The top-gaining stocks as of September 20, 2016, were as follows:

  • Columbia Sportswear (COLM): rose 3.2%
  • Altria Group (MO): rose 0.40%
  • Sonoco Products (SON): rose 0.04%

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 Ford Motor (F).

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