A Mixed Bag for Market Sectors

Factory - source: FreeImages.com/Afonso Lima
Factory - source: FreeImages.com/Afonso Lima

The market sectors were mixed today with a majority of the sectors trending up. Health Care saw the biggest increase of the day (0.93%), while Telecommunication Services saw the biggest drop (1.17%). Consumer Discretionary has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 2.07%. The biggest loss this year has been the Telecommunication Services sector declining 8.85%.

Health Care saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -1.68%, as it went up 0.93%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Health Care went up with a 0.93% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.78% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.52% change.
  • Financials went up with a 0.51% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.47% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 0.12% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -0.07% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.19% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went down with a -0.25% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -0.34% change.
  • Telecommunication Services went down with a -1.17% change.

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