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

Stocks slumped 0.2% today led by the 0.9% decline in Energy stocks and the 0.8% decline in Utilities, while Consumer Discretionary stocks performed best with a 1.0% gain

Mar 30, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

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

U.S. stocks fell by 0.2% today fueled by a 0.9% decline in energy stocks and a 0.8% decline in utilities stocks. Energy stocks are currently up 32.3% year-to-date, and up 83.0% over the past 12 months. Utilities stocks are currently up 3.3% year-to-date, and up 17.5% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 6.2% year-to-date, and up 58.1% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 8.9% year-to-date, and up 56.3% over the past 12 months.

Sector Performance

  • The S&P 500 Index fell with a 0.2% decline.
  • Consumer Discretionary stocks rose the most with a 1.0% gain.
  • Energy stocks fell the most with a 0.9% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Materials, Telecom and Industrials, which rose by an average of 0.0%.
  • Others sectors that declined include Utilities, Health Care and Technology, which fell by an average of -0.7%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV-0.25%+6.2%+58.1%+43.9%+110.6%
Gainers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.98%+2.9%+69.8%+48.4%+123.9%
MaterialsIYM0.0%+11.8%+87.9%+43.0%+86.4%
TelecomIYZ0.0%+8.3%+34.0%+14.5%+15.0%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%+8.8%+72.7%+42.0%+105.3%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+12.8%+54.9%+31.3%+93.9%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%+3.3%+33.1%+30.4%+49.7%
Losers
EnergyIYE-0.90%+32.3%+83.0%-20.8%-11.0%
UtilitiesIDU-0.82%+3.3%+17.5%+13.9%+48.1%
Health CareIYH-0.72%+3.1%+41.6%+33.3%+91.9%
TechnologyIYW-0.63%+2.0%+74.8%+84.3%+234.6%
Real EstateIYR-0.076%+8.4%+34.1%+11.9%+40.2%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Consumer Discretionary sector stocks outperformed the most by +1.2%. Materials sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +0.2%.
  • Additional sectors that outperformed the S&P 500 Index included Telecom, Industrials and Financials by an average of +0.2%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Energy sector stocks underperformed the most by -0.7%. Utilities 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 and Technology by an average of -0.4%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV-0.25%+6.2%+58.1%+43.9%+110.6%
Relative Outperformers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+1.2%-3.3%+11.6%+4.5%+13.4%
MaterialsIYM+0.25%+5.6%+29.7%-0.9%-24.2%
TelecomIYZ+0.25%+2.1%-24.1%-29.5%-95.6%
IndustrialsIYJ+0.25%+2.6%+14.6%-1.9%-5.3%
FinancialsIYF+0.25%+6.6%-3.2%-12.7%-16.6%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.25%-2.9%-25.1%-13.5%-60.8%
Real EstateIYR+0.17%+2.2%-24.0%-32.0%-70.3%
Relative Underperformers
EnergyIYE-0.65%+26.1%+24.9%-64.7%-121.6%
UtilitiesIDU-0.57%-2.8%-40.6%-30.1%-62.5%
Health CareIYH-0.47%-3.1%-16.5%-10.6%-18.6%
TechnologyIYW-0.39%-4.2%+16.7%+40.4%+124.1%

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