Author: Gabriel Kane

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Colgate-Palmolive (CL) stock fell 5.2% and closed at $64.68 per share on January 27, 2017, after it announced its 4Q16 results.

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%.

At the end of the fourth week of January 2017, the S&P Consumer Discretionary sector had slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Staples sector.

On January 26, 2017, the S&P Consumer Discretionary slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and the S&P 500 as a whole.

On January 25, 2017, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole.

Consumer goods manufacturer Clorox (CLX) is scheduled to announce its fiscal 2Q17 results on February 3.

On January 23, 2017, the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index had slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples Index and the S&P 500 Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.07%, -0.12%, and -0.27%.

Procter & Gamble (PG) stock rose 3.3% and closed at $87.45 per share on January 20, 2017, after the declaration of its fiscal 2Q17 results.

On January 20, 2017, the S&P Consumer Staples Index had slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index and the S&P 500 Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.68%, 0.24%, and 0.34%.

On January 19, 2017, the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index had slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples Index and the S&P 500 Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of -0.34%, -0.37%, and -0.36%.