Price movement of S&P 500 indexes
On January 27, 2017, the S&P 500 Index had slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples Index and the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of -0.09%, -0.63%, and -0.30%.
The S&P 500 stocks had a yearly return of 21.9%. That’s much higher than 17.9% and 6.5% from the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index and the S&P Consumer Staples Index, respectively.
Top losers on January 27, 2017
Top gainers on January 27, 2017
The top gaining stocks on January 27, 2017, 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 Whirlpool (WHR).