Market Sectors Split: -0.31% Drop for Consumer Staples While Materials Sector Rises 1.51%

Market sector update May 21, 2019
Sector performance mixed

The market sectors were mixed Tuesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Materials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.51%), while the Consumer Staples sector saw the biggest drop (-0.31%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 19.19%.

Consumer Staples saw a turn-around from its 5-day performance of 1.51% trading down -0.31%. Materials saw the biggest turn-around compared to its 5-day performance (-0.07%), as it went up by 1.51%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Communication Services, up 0.96%.
  • Healthcare, up 0.82%.
  • Materials, up 1.51%.
  • Consumer Discretionary, up 0.57%.
  • Information Technology, up 1.20%.
  • Real Estate, up 0.84%.
  • Financials, up 0.86%.
  • Utilities, up 0.06%.
  • Industrials, up 1.18%.
  • Consumer Staples, down -0.31%.
  • Energy, up 1.07%.

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