Consumer Discretionary and Health Care Stocks Lead U.S Stock Market Decline - U.S Weekly Sector Wrap

Stocks slumped 0.1% this week led by the 2.0% decline in Consumer Discretionary stocks and the 1.2% decline in Health Care, while Energy stocks performed best with a 6.2% gain

Jun 04, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Consumer Discretionary and Health Care Stocks Lead U.S Stock Market Decline - U.S Weekly Sector Wrap

U.S. stocks fell by 0.1% this week fueled by a 2.0% decline in consumer discretionary stocks and a 1.2% decline in health care stocks. Consumer Discretionary stocks are currently up 5.7% year-to-date, and up 32.7% over the past 12 months. Health Care stocks are currently up 7.0% year-to-date, and up 20.5% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 12.4% year-to-date, and up 35.8% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 13.9% year-to-date, and up 34.1% over the past 12 months.

Sector Performance

  • The S&P 500 Index fell with a 0.1% decline.
  • Energy stocks rose the most with a 6.2% gain.
  • Consumer Discretionary stocks fell the most with a 2.0% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Real Estate, Financials and Utilities, which rose by an average of 1.9%.
  • Others sectors that declined include Health Care, Technology and Industrials, which fell by an average of -0.7%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+0.91%+12.4%+35.8%+56.8%+117.5%
Gainers
EnergyIYE+0.64%+47.0%+38.2%-1.8%-8.1%
Real EstateIYR+0.0097%+20.6%+27.2%+24.3%+53.1%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+25.4%+45.0%+43.6%+105.5%
UtilitiesIDU-0.12%+5.4%+8.7%+14.9%+48.6%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%+6.2%+22.3%+33.7%+52.4%
TelecomIYZ+0.84%+11.4%+18.4%+24.0%+16.7%
MaterialsIYM0.0%+23.7%+54.1%+65.0%+94.1%
Losers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY0.0%+5.7%+32.7%+57.8%+128.8%
Health CareIYH+0.45%+7.0%+20.5%+45.9%+86.8%
TechnologyIYW0.0%+7.7%+43.2%+107.5%+255.5%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%+15.3%+45.4%+54.7%+111.8%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Energy sector stocks outperformed the most by +6.3%. Real Estate sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +3.4%.
  • Additional sectors that outperformed the S&P 500 Index included Financials, Utilities and Consumer Staples by an average of +1.2%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Consumer Discretionary sector stocks underperformed the most by -1.9%. Health Care sector stocks were the next worst performers with a relative underperformance of -1.1%.
  • Additional sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 Index included Technology and Industrials by an average of -0.4%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+0.91%+12.4%+35.8%+56.8%+117.5%
Relative Outperformers
EnergyIYE-0.27%+34.7%+2.4%-58.6%-125.6%
Real EstateIYR-0.90%+8.2%-8.5%-32.6%-64.3%
FinancialsIYF-0.91%+13.0%+9.2%-13.2%-11.9%
UtilitiesIDU-1.0%-7.0%-27.0%-41.9%-68.8%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.91%-6.1%-13.4%-23.1%-65.0%
TelecomIYZ-0.073%-1.0%-17.4%-32.9%-100.7%
MaterialsIYM-0.91%+11.3%+18.3%+8.2%-23.4%
Relative Underperformers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-0.91%-6.7%-3.0%+1.0%+11.4%
Health CareIYH-0.46%-5.4%-15.2%-10.9%-30.6%
TechnologyIYW-0.91%-4.6%+7.4%+50.7%+138.1%
IndustrialsIYJ-0.91%+2.9%+9.6%-2.1%-5.7%

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