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Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on January 27?

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Jan. 30 2017, Published 5:37 p.m. ET

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.

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Top losers on January 27, 2017

The top losing stocks on January 27, 2017, were as follows:

  • Gentex Corporation (GNTX) fell 2.0%
  • Whirlpool (WHR) fell 1.8%
  • Clorox (CLX) fell 0.95%
  • WestRock Company (WRK) fell 0.94%

Top gainers on January 27, 2017

The top gaining stocks on January 27, 2017, were as follows:

  • Greif (GEF) rose 4.5%
  • Domtar Corporation (UFS) rose 2.3%

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).

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