Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On September 28, 2016, 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 0.53%, 0.30%, and 0.11%.
The S&P 500 stocks had a year-to-date return of 6.2%. That’s much higher than 2.1% and 5.4%, from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples, respectively.
Top loser on September 28
Top gainer of September 28
The top gaining stocks as of September 28, 2016, were as follows:
- Trinseo (TSE) rose 2.3%.
- Skechers USA (SKX) rose 1.4%.
- Procter & Gamble (PG) rose 1.2%.
- GoPro (GPRO) rose 1.2%.
- Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) rose 1.1%.
- Thor Industries (THO) rose 1.0%.
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 the ETF of consumer goods.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the above stocks’ performances, price movements, and latest quarterly results.
Let’s start with Tempur Sealy International (TPX).