In early trading on Thursday, shares of United Rentals ( URI ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 10.5%. Year to date, United Rentals registers a 19.6% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Mattel ( MAT ), trading down 13.0%. Mattel is lower by about 0.3% looking at the year to date performance.
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