Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On October 3, 2016, the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index had slightly outperformed the S&P 500 Index and the S&P Consumer Staples Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of -0.05%, -0.33%, and -0.60%.
The S&P 500 stocks had a year-to-date return of 5.7%. That’s much higher than 2.4% and 4.8% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index and the S&P Consumer Staples Index, respectively.
Top losers on October 3, 2016
Top gainers on October 3, 2016
The top gaining stocks on October 3, 2016, were as follows:
- Coty (COTY) rose 1.2%
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) rose 0.94%
- General Motors (GM) rose 0.85%
- Domtar Corporation (UFS) rose 0.67%
- Skechers USA (SKX) rose 0.66%
- Ford Motor Company (F) rose 0.25%
- BorgWarner (BWA) rose 0.03%
- Columbia Sportswear (COLM) rose 0.02%
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 Sonoco Products (SON).