Materials and Real Estate Stocks Lead U.S Stock Market Rise - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

Stocks rose 1.6% today led by the 2.8% gain in Materials stocks and the 2.2% gain in Real Estate, while Financials stocks performed worst with a 0.9% decline

Mar 26, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Materials and Real Estate Stocks Lead U.S Stock Market Rise - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

U.S. stocks rose by 1.6% today fueled by a 2.8% increase in materials stocks and a 2.2% increase in real estate stocks. Materials stocks are currently up 9.2% year-to-date, and up 82.7% over the past 12 months. Real Estate stocks are currently up 6.5% year-to-date, and up 41.6% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 4.5% year-to-date, and up 59.9% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 7.1% year-to-date, and up 56.9% over the past 12 months.

Sector Performance

  • The S&P 500 Index rose with a 1.6% gain.
  • Materials stocks rose the most with a 2.8% gain.
  • Financials stocks fell the most with a 0.9% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Real Estate, Industrials and Telecom, which rose by an average of 2.0%.
  • Others sectors that declined include Consumer Discretionary and Utilities, which fell by an average of -0.7%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+1.6%+4.5%+59.9%+43.6%+109.4%
Gainers
MaterialsIYM+2.8%+9.2%+82.7%+42.7%+84.2%
Real EstateIYR+2.2%+6.5%+41.6%+11.4%+41.5%
IndustrialsIYJ+2.0%+7.1%+73.3%+43.5%+103.9%
TelecomIYZ+1.8%+6.7%+36.7%+13.8%+16.6%
Consumer StaplesXLP+1.8%+0.5%+35.9%+29.0%+47.6%
TechnologyIYW+0.31%+0.3%+75.1%+82.5%+234.0%
EnergyIYE+0.15%+30.6%+78.1%-21.0%-12.1%
Health CareIYH+0.024%+1.1%+44.6%+32.6%+90.0%
Losers
FinancialsIYF-0.94%+11.6%+58.4%+32.3%+93.6%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-0.87%+2.6%+70.4%+50.0%+126.6%
UtilitiesIDU-0.46%+2.1%+26.5%+11.8%+48.2%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Materials sector stocks outperformed the most by +1.2%. Real Estate sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +0.6%.
  • Additional sectors that outperformed the S&P 500 Index included Industrials, Telecom and Consumer Staples by an average of +0.2%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Financials sector stocks underperformed the most by -2.6%. Consumer Discretionary sector stocks were the next worst performers with a relative underperformance of -2.5%.
  • Additional sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 Index included Utilities, Health Care and Energy by an average of -1.7%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV+1.6%+4.5%+59.9%+43.6%+109.4%
Relative Outperformers
MaterialsIYM+1.2%+4.6%+22.8%-0.8%-25.3%
Real EstateIYR+0.60%+1.9%-18.3%-32.2%-67.9%
IndustrialsIYJ+0.41%+2.5%+13.4%-0.1%-5.6%
TelecomIYZ+0.20%+2.1%-23.2%-29.8%-92.8%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.15%-4.1%-24.0%-14.6%-61.9%
Relative Underperformers
FinancialsIYF-2.6%+7.1%-1.5%-11.3%-15.9%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-2.5%-1.9%+10.5%+6.4%+17.2%
UtilitiesIDU-2.1%-2.4%-33.5%-31.7%-61.2%
Health CareIYH-1.6%-3.4%-15.3%-11.0%-19.4%
EnergyIYE-1.5%+26.0%+18.2%-64.6%-121.6%
TechnologyIYW-1.3%-4.2%+15.2%+38.9%+124.5%

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