Sector and Stock Performance Since 1/19/10

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 |  Includes: AA, AKS, AXP, CAT, CLF, F, IVV, IYZ, MEE, MS, SPY, WYNN, X, XLB, XLE, XLF, XLI, XLK, XLP, XLU, XLV, XLY
by: Bespoke Investment Group

The S&P 500 is down 5.08% since last Tuesday, and below we highlight the performance of the ten S&P 500 sectors since then as well. As shown, the Materials sector is down the most at -7.90%, followed by Financials and Technology both at -6.24%. Energy is the only other sector that is underperforming the entire index with a decline of 5.80%. Consumer Staples is down the least at -2.79%, followed by Telecom (-3.38%) and Health Care (-3.86%).

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The average stock in the S&P 500 is down 4.91% since last Tuesday, and there are 30 stocks that are down more than 10%. As shown below, Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) is down the most of any S&P 500 stock since 1/19 with a decline of 17.82%. MEE, X, AKS, and AA (all Materials stocks) round out the top five worse performers. Other notables on the -10% list include Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Ford (NYSE:F), Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN), and American Express (NYSE:AXP).

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