In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Industrial stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.1% loss. Within that group, United Parcel Service Inc (Symbol: UPS) and Pentair PLC (Symbol: PNR) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 6.4% and 3.7%, respectively. Among industrial ETFs , one ETF following the sector is the Industrial Select Sector SPDR ETF (Symbol: XLI), which is down 1.3% on the day, and up 1.43% year-to-date. United Parcel Service Inc, meanwhile, is down 4.47% year-to-date, and Pentair PLC is up 4.95% year-to-date. Combined, UPS and PNR make up approximately 4.1% of the underlying holdings of XLI.
The next worst performing sector is the Consumer Products sector, showing a 1.0% loss. Among large Consumer Products stocks, Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UAA) and Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UA) are the most notable, showing a loss of 25.8% and 21.9%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Consumer Products stocks is the iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK ), which is down 0.1% in midday trading, and up 2.48% on a year-to-date basis. Under Armour Inc, meanwhile, is down 26.12% year-to-date, and Under Armour Inc, is down 22.15% year-to-date. Combined, UAA and UA make up approximately 0.3% 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 Tuesday. As you can see, two sectors are up on the day, while seven sectors are down.
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