In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Newfield Exploration ( NFX ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 2.2%. Year to date, Newfield Exploration registers a 32.3% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Macerich ( MAC ), trading down 4.9%. Macerich is lower by about 3.9% looking at the year to date performance.
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