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Monday Sector Laggards: Services, Healthcare

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The worst performing sector as of midday Monday is the Services sector, up 0.6%. Within that group, Marriott International, Inc. (Symbol: MAR) and Nordstrom, Inc. (Symbol: JWN) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 2.3% and 1.9%, respectively. Among the largest ETFs , one ETF closely following services stocks is the iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF (Symbol: IYC), which is up 0.8% on the day, and up 4.63% year-to-date. Marriott International, Inc., meanwhile, is up 0.74% year-to-date, and Nordstrom, Inc. is up 10.55% year-to-date. Combined, MAR and JWN make up approximately 1.4% of the underlying holdings of IYC.

The next worst performing sector is the Healthcare sector, up 0.6%. Among large Healthcare stocks, DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (Symbol: XRAY) and Perrigo Company plc (Symbol: PRGO) are the most notable, showing a loss of 2.8% and 1.1%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Healthcare stocks is the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF ( XLV ), which is up 0.6% in midday trading, and up 1.78% on a year-to-date basis. DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc, meanwhile, is down 15.89% year-to-date, and Perrigo Company plc, is down 5.59% year-to-date. Combined, XRAY and PRGO make up approximately 0.7% of the underlying holdings of XLV.

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 Monday. As you can see, nine sectors are up on the day, while none of the sectors are down.

Sector % Change
Energy +2.3%
Utilities +1.3%
Financial +1.2%
Materials +1.2%
Technology & Communications +1.1%
Consumer Products +0.8%
Industrial +0.7%
Services +0.6%
Healthcare +0.6%

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