S&P 500 Movers: SPLS, VLO
By: BNK Invest
Posted: 3/6/2014 11:51:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: VLO;SPLS;COST;KR
In early trading on Thursday, shares of Valero Energy ( VLO ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 3.6%. Year to date, Valero Energy Corp. registers a 3.4% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Staples ( SPLS ), trading down 12.7%. Staples is lower by about 26.4% looking at the year to date performance.
Two other components making moves today are Costco Wholesale ( COST ), trading down 3.3%, and Kroger ( KR ), trading up 3.5% on the day.