Real Estate and Telecom Stocks Lead U.S Stocks Lower - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

Stocks slumped 0.2% today led by the 1.2% decline in Real Estate stocks and the 0.1% decline in Telecom, while Consumer Discretionary stocks performed best with a 0.6% gain

Mar 19, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Real Estate and Telecom Stocks Lead U.S Stocks Lower - U.S Daily Sector Wrap

U.S. stocks fell by 0.2% today fueled by a 1.2% decline in real estate stocks and a 0.1% decline in telecom stocks. Real Estate stocks are currently up 6.4% year-to-date, and up 46.5% over the past 12 months. Telecom stocks are currently up 6.5% year-to-date, and up 30.5% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index is currently up 4.7% year-to-date, and up 65.4% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 8.0% year-to-date, and up 68.6% 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 0.6% gain.
  • Real Estate stocks fell the most with a 1.2% decline.
  • Others sectors that gained include Health Care, Technology and Energy, which rose by an average of 0.4%.
  • Others sectors that declined include Telecom, which fell by an average of -0.1%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV-0.19%+4.7%+65.4%+42.0%+108.4%
Gainers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.60%+2.9%+91.3%+51.3%+125.7%
Health CareIYH+0.49%+1.0%+43.4%+30.4%+91.4%
TechnologyIYW+0.48%+0.6%+83.6%+83.0%+233.9%
EnergyIYE+0.19%+30.0%+117.3%-22.5%-14.7%
UtilitiesIDU+0.16%-0.6%+16.2%+9.9%+45.0%
MaterialsIYM0.0%+10.3%+101.7%+40.3%+82.7%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%+7.6%-7.7%-31.0%-0.3%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+13.7%+72.1%+29.2%+93.8%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%-1.9%+22.0%+26.9%+43.2%
Losers
Real EstateIYR-1.2%+6.4%+46.5%+12.6%+39.7%
TelecomIYZ-0.093%+6.5%+30.5%+8.0%+10.5%

Relative Sector Performance

  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Consumer Discretionary sector stocks outperformed the most by +0.8%. Health Care sector stocks were the next best performers with a relative outperformance of +0.7%.
  • Additional sectors that outperformed the S&P 500 Index included Technology, Energy and Utilities by an average of +0.5%.
  • Relative to the S&P 500 Index, Real Estate sector stocks underperformed the most by -1.0%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ2 Yr %Δ5 Yr %Δ
Market
S&P 500 IndexIVV-0.19%+4.7%+65.4%+42.0%+108.4%
Relative Outperformers
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.78%-1.8%+26.0%+9.3%+17.3%
Health CareIYH+0.68%-3.6%-21.9%-11.6%-17.0%
TechnologyIYW+0.66%-4.1%+18.3%+41.0%+125.6%
EnergyIYE+0.38%+25.3%+51.9%-64.5%-123.1%
UtilitiesIDU+0.34%-5.3%-49.1%-32.1%-63.3%
MaterialsIYM+0.19%+5.6%+36.3%-1.7%-25.7%
IndustrialsIYJ+0.19%+2.9%-73.1%-73.0%-108.6%
FinancialsIYF+0.19%+9.0%+6.7%-12.8%-14.6%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.19%-6.6%-43.4%-15.2%-65.2%
TelecomIYZ+0.093%+1.8%-34.9%-34.0%-97.9%
Relative Underperformers
Real EstateIYR-1.0%+1.7%-18.8%-29.4%-68.7%

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