Energy and Technology Stocks Lead U.S Stocks Higher - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

Stocks rose 1.1% today led by the 2.6% gain in Energy stocks and the 2.3% gain in Technology, while Consumer Staples stocks performed worst with a 0.5% decline

Apr 01, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Energy and Technology Stocks Lead U.S Stocks Higher - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

U.S. stocks rose by 1.1% today fueled by a 2.6% increase in energy stocks and a 2.3% increase in technology stocks. Energy stocks are currently up 30.2% year-to-date, and up 75.6% over the past 12 months. Technology stocks are currently up 3.2% year-to-date, and up 72.3% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 6.3% year-to-date, and up 55.8% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 8.4% year-to-date, and up 53.6% over the past 12 months.

Sector Performance

  • The S&P 500 Index rose with a 1.1% gain.
  • Energy stocks rose the most with a 2.6% gain.
  • Consumer Staples stocks fell the most with a 0.5% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Technology, Real Estate and Financials, which rose by an average of 1.8%.
  • Others sectors that declined include Health Care and Utilities, which fell by an average of -0.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+1.1%+6.3%+55.8%+44.1%+110.5%
Gainers
EnergyIYE+2.6%+30.2%+75.6%-22.1%-12.7%
TechnologyIYW+2.3%+3.2%+72.3%+86.6%+237.0%
Real EstateIYR+1.8%+7.9%+34.7%+11.4%+38.9%
FinancialsIYF+1.4%+12.5%+55.8%+30.9%+92.5%
MaterialsIYM+1.1%+11.1%+83.5%+42.2%+86.0%
TelecomIYZ+0.90%+7.8%+32.7%+14.0%+13.9%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.80%+4.7%+72.7%+51.0%+126.7%
IndustrialsIYJ+0.77%+9.1%+71.5%+42.4%+105.6%
Losers
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.48%+1.8%+28.9%+28.6%+47.5%
Health CareIYH-0.24%+2.9%+35.6%+33.2%+91.7%
UtilitiesIDU-0.13%+3.3%+17.8%+13.8%+47.6%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Energy sector stocks outperformed the most by +1.5%. Technology sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +1.2%.
  • Additional sectors that outperformed the S&P 500 Index included Real Estate, Financials and Materials by an average of +0.4%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Consumer Staples sector stocks underperformed the most by -1.6%. Health Care sector stocks were the next worst performers with a relative underperformance of -1.3%.
  • Additional sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 Index included Utilities, Industrials and Consumer Discretionary by an average of -0.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+1.1%+6.3%+55.8%+44.1%+110.5%
Relative Outperformers
EnergyIYE+1.5%+23.8%+19.8%-66.2%-123.2%
TechnologyIYW+1.2%-3.1%+16.5%+42.4%+126.5%
Real EstateIYR+0.71%+1.5%-21.1%-32.8%-71.5%
FinancialsIYF+0.32%+6.2%-0.0%-13.2%-18.0%
MaterialsIYM+0.044%+4.8%+27.7%-2.0%-24.5%
Relative Underperformers
Consumer StaplesXLP-1.6%-4.5%-26.9%-15.5%-63.0%
Health CareIYH-1.3%-3.4%-20.2%-11.0%-18.7%
UtilitiesIDU-1.2%-3.1%-38.0%-30.4%-62.8%
IndustrialsIYJ-0.30%+2.7%+15.7%-1.8%-4.8%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-0.27%-1.6%+16.9%+6.9%+16.3%
TelecomIYZ-0.17%+1.5%-23.1%-30.2%-96.5%

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