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

Stocks rose 1.4% today led by the 2.3% gain in Consumer Discretionary stocks and the 2.1% gain in Technology, while Energy stocks performed worst with a 2.4% decline

Apr 05, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

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

U.S. stocks rose by 1.4% today fueled by a 2.3% increase in consumer discretionary stocks and a 2.1% increase in technology stocks. Consumer Discretionary stocks are currently up 5.5% year-to-date, and up 84.8% over the past 12 months. Technology stocks are currently up 5.6% year-to-date, and up 84.5% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 7.5% year-to-date, and up 63.4% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 8.9% year-to-date, and up 60.5% over the past 12 months.

Sector Performance

  • The S&P 500 Index rose with a 1.4% gain.
  • Consumer Discretionary stocks rose the most with a 2.3% gain.
  • Energy stocks fell the most with a 2.4% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Technology, Consumer Staples and Industrials, which rose by an average of 1.5%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+1.4%+7.5%+63.4%+43.4%+112.1%
Gainers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+2.3%+5.5%+84.8%+48.4%+129.4%
TechnologyIYW+2.1%+5.6%+84.5%+86.1%+243.8%
Consumer StaplesXLP+1.3%+1.3%+26.2%+29.6%+45.2%
IndustrialsIYJ+1.2%+9.9%+82.7%+40.5%+108.2%
TelecomIYZ+1.1%+8.8%+37.3%+13.0%+12.8%
UtilitiesIDU+1.1%+3.1%+25.9%+14.9%+47.4%
MaterialsIYM+0.98%+12.3%+95.3%+37.4%+88.5%
FinancialsIYF+0.79%+14.1%+68.3%+29.7%+94.7%
Health CareIYH+0.68%+2.7%+38.4%+33.3%+87.0%
Real EstateIYR+0.40%+9.8%+48.4%+13.0%+41.5%
Losers
EnergyIYE-2.4%+33.5%+75.7%-20.4%-8.6%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Consumer Discretionary sector stocks outperformed the most by +0.8%. Technology sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +0.6%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Energy sector stocks underperformed the most by -3.9%. Real Estate sector stocks were the next worst performers with a relative underperformance of -1.0%.
  • Additional sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 Index included Health Care, Financials and Materials by an average of -0.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+1.4%+7.5%+63.4%+43.4%+112.1%
Relative Outperformers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.84%-1.9%+21.4%+5.0%+17.3%
TechnologyIYW+0.65%-1.9%+21.1%+42.7%+131.7%
Relative Underperformers
EnergyIYE-3.9%+26.0%+12.3%-63.8%-120.6%
Real EstateIYR-1.0%+2.3%-15.0%-30.4%-70.6%
Health CareIYH-0.76%-4.8%-25.0%-10.1%-25.1%
FinancialsIYF-0.64%+6.6%+4.9%-13.7%-17.3%
MaterialsIYM-0.46%+4.9%+31.9%-6.0%-23.6%
UtilitiesIDU-0.33%-4.3%-37.5%-28.5%-64.6%
TelecomIYZ-0.30%+1.3%-26.1%-30.4%-99.3%
IndustrialsIYJ-0.21%+2.4%+19.3%-2.9%-3.9%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.16%-6.1%-37.2%-13.8%-66.9%

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