Real Estate and Consumer Discretionary Stocks Rally While Energy Stocks Slump - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

Stocks rose 0.6% today led by the 1.4% gain in Real Estate stocks and the 1.3% gain in Consumer Discretionary, while Energy stocks performed worst with a 1.1% decline

Mar 15, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Real Estate and Consumer Discretionary Stocks Rally While Energy Stocks Slump - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

U.S. stocks rose by 0.6% today fueled by a 1.4% increase in real estate stocks and a 1.3% increase in consumer discretionary stocks. Real Estate stocks are currently up 6.1% year-to-date, and up 14.6% over the past 12 months. Consumer Discretionary stocks are currently up 3.7% year-to-date, and up 64.8% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 5.4% year-to-date, and up 47.9% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 7.6% year-to-date, and up 44.4% over the past 12 months.

Sector Performance

  • The S&P 500 Index rose with a 0.6% gain.
  • Real Estate stocks rose the most with a 1.4% gain.
  • Energy stocks fell the most with a 1.1% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Consumer Discretionary, Telecom and Consumer Staples, which rose by an average of 0.9%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+0.61%+5.4%+47.9%+44.2%+112.9%
Gainers
Real EstateIYR+1.4%+6.1%+14.6%+11.4%+42.4%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+1.3%+3.7%+64.8%+55.0%+129.9%
TelecomIYZ+0.78%+6.5%+23.4%+9.1%+11.0%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.44%-1.9%+20.1%+27.8%+44.5%
UtilitiesIDU0.0%-0.0%+10.8%+10.6%+48.2%
MaterialsIYM0.0%+10.6%+77.6%+41.6%+90.0%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%+8.0%-20.9%-30.1%+3.3%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+14.3%+42.5%+31.2%+98.7%
Health CareIYH0.0%+1.2%+31.3%+31.2%+88.2%
TechnologyIYW0.0%+1.7%+65.6%+86.8%+245.3%
Losers
EnergyIYE-1.1%+40.7%+75.3%-15.0%-5.0%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Real Estate sector stocks outperformed the most by +0.8%. Consumer Discretionary sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +0.7%.
  • Additional sectors that outperformed the S&P 500 Index included Telecom by an average of +0.2%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Energy sector stocks underperformed the most by -1.7%. Technology sector stocks were the next worst performers with a relative underperformance of -0.6%.
  • Additional sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 Index included Health Care, Financials and Industrials by an average of -0.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+0.61%+5.4%+47.9%+44.2%+112.9%
Relative Outperformers
Real EstateIYR+0.77%+0.7%-33.2%-32.8%-70.5%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.74%-1.7%+17.0%+10.8%+17.0%
TelecomIYZ+0.17%+1.1%-24.5%-35.1%-101.9%
Relative Underperformers
EnergyIYE-1.7%+35.3%+27.5%-59.2%-117.9%
TechnologyIYW-0.61%-3.6%+17.8%+42.6%+132.4%
Health CareIYH-0.61%-4.2%-16.6%-13.0%-24.7%
FinancialsIYF-0.61%+9.0%-5.4%-13.0%-14.2%
IndustrialsIYJ-0.61%+2.6%-68.7%-74.3%-109.6%
MaterialsIYM-0.61%+5.2%+29.8%-2.7%-23.0%
UtilitiesIDU-0.61%-5.4%-37.1%-33.6%-64.7%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.17%-7.3%-27.7%-16.4%-68.4%

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