Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On November 1, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Discretionary. The indexes had respective returns of -0.47%, -0.68%, and -0.84%.
The S&P Consumer Staples stocks had a year-to-date return of 3.9%. That’s much higher than the -0.92% and 3.3% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500, respectively.
Biggest losers on November 1, 2016
Top gainers on November 1, 2016
The top gaining stocks on November 1, 2016, were as follows:
In this series, we’ll take a look at the above stocks’ performance, price movement, 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 Pitney Bowes (PBI).