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Monday Sector Leaders: Services, Consumer Products

Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Monday, shares of Services companies are outperforming other sectors, higher by 0.2%. Within that group, Dollar Tree Inc (Symbol: DLTR) and Ulta Beauty Inc (Symbol: ULTA) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.1% and 2.1%, respectively. Among the largest ETFs , one ETF closely following services stocks is the iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF (Symbol: IYC), which is up 0.2% on the day, and up 17.92% year-to-date. Dollar Tree Inc, meanwhile, is up 18.02% year-to-date, and Ulta Beauty Inc is up 43.74% year-to-date. Combined, DLTR and ULTA make up approximately 1.2% of the underlying holdings of IYC.

The next best performing sector is the Consumer Products sector, up 0.1%. Among large Consumer Products stocks, Monster Beverage Corp (Symbol: MNST) and Johnson Controls International plc (Symbol: JCI) are the most notable, showing a gain of 2.6% and 1.3%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Consumer Products stocks is the iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK ), which is up 0.2% in midday trading, and up 14.61% on a year-to-date basis. Monster Beverage Corp , meanwhile, is up 10.47% year-to-date, and Johnson Controls International plc is up 24.11% year-to-date. MNST makes up approximately 1.0% of the underlying holdings of IYK.

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, three sectors are up on the day, while six sectors are down.

Sector % Change
Services +0.2%
Consumer Products +0.1%
Utilities +0.1%
Healthcare -0.1%
Energy -0.3%
Technology & Communications -0.4%
Industrial -0.4%
Materials -0.4%
Financial -0.5%

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