In afternoon trading on Friday, Energy stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.6% loss. Within that group, Newfield Exploration Co (Symbol: NFX) and Range Resources Corp (Symbol: RRC) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 4.5% and 4.2%, respectively. Among energy ETFs , one ETF following the sector is the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (Symbol: XLE), which is down 1.2% on the day, and down 13.11% year-to-date. Newfield Exploration Co, meanwhile, is down 23.44% year-to-date, and Range Resources Corp, is down 35.44% year-to-date. Combined, NFX and RRC make up approximately 1.0% of the underlying holdings of XLE.
The next worst performing sector is the Services sector, not showing much of a gain. Among large Services stocks, TEGNA Inc (Symbol: TGNA) and Foot Locker, Inc. (Symbol: FL) are the most notable, showing a loss of 5.1% and 2.3%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Services stocks is the iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF ( IYC ), which is up 0.5% in midday trading, and up 12.84% on a year-to-date basis. TEGNA Inc, meanwhile, is down 31.25% year-to-date, and Foot Locker, Inc., is down 17.36% year-to-date. Combined, TGNA and FL make up approximately 0.3% of the underlying holdings of IYC.
Comparing these stocks and ETFs on a trailing twelve month basis, below is a relative stock price performance chart, with each of the symbols shown in a different color as labeled in the legend at the bottom:
Here's a snapshot of how the S&P 500 components within the various sectors are faring in afternoon trading on Friday. As you can see, five sectors are up on the day, while one sector is down.
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