Stocks by sector

Investors use sectors to place stocks and other investments into categories such as technology, healthcare, energy, utilities and telecommunications. ... For example, at large research firms, analysts may cover just one sector, such as pharmaceutical companies or technology stocks.



        
Sector ETF 1 month 3 months 6 months Companies
Basic industriesXLB+14.70 %+12.80 %+29.90 %237
Capital goodsXLI+17.30 %+14.00 %+32.70 %352
Consumer non-durables and durablesXLY+7.20 %+5.30 %+27.50 %301
Consumer staplesXLP+5.50 %+2.80 %+14.50 %196
TelecommunicationsXTL+10.60 %+3.70 %+19.50 %252
EnergyXLE+39.60 %+11.30 %+4.70 %331
FinanceXLF+20.40 %+12.90 %+23.00 %408
Health careXLV+4.10 %+0.80 %+6.80 %905
Public utilitiesXLU+1.00 %+10.00 %+9.80 %102
TechnologyXLK+6.80 %-0.20 %+25.70 %370
Real estateXLRE+7.90 %+2.10 %+8.00 %140

Stock sectors performance

3 months +14.00 %

The Capital Goods sector (also known as Industrial sector) is a category of stocks of companies who produce capital goods [...]

Companies: 352
1 month3 months6 months
+17.30 %+14.00 %+32.70 %
3 months +12.90 %
The financial services sector provides financial services to people and corporations. This segment of the economy is made up of [...]
Companies: 408
1 month3 months6 months
+20.40 %+12.90 %+23.00 %
3 months +12.80 %
The basic materials sector (also known as basic industries sector) is an industry category made up of businesses engaged in [...]
Companies: 237
1 month3 months6 months
+14.70 %+12.80 %+29.90 %
3 months +11.30 %
The energy sector is a category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy. The energy sector or industry [...]
Companies: 331
1 month3 months6 months
+39.60 %+11.30 %+4.70 %
3 months +10.00 %
The utilities sector refers to a category of companies that provide basic amenities, such as water, sewage services, electricity, dams, [...]
Companies: 102
1 month3 months6 months
+1.00 %+10.00 %+9.80 %
3 months +5.30 %
Consumer cyclicals (also known as consumer durables sector) are a category of stocks that rely heavily on the business cycle [...]
Companies: 301
1 month3 months6 months
+7.20 %+5.30 %+27.50 %
3 months +3.70 %
The Communication Services or Telecommunication sector is made up of companies that make communication possible on a global scale, whether [...]
Companies: 252
1 month3 months6 months
+10.60 %+3.70 %+19.50 %
3 months +2.80 %
The consumer staples sector (also known as consumer defensive sector and consumer non-durables sector) is a category of stocks of [...]
Companies: 196
1 month3 months6 months
+5.50 %+2.80 %+14.50 %
3 months +2.10 %
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are publicly traded companies that allow individual investors to buy shares in real estate portfolios [...]
Companies: 140
1 month3 months6 months
+7.90 %+2.10 %+8.00 %
3 months +0.80 %
The healthcare sector consists of businesses that provide medical services, manufacture medical equipment or drugs, provide medical insurance, or otherwise [...]
Companies: 905
1 month3 months6 months
+4.10 %+0.80 %+6.80 %
3 months -0.20 %
The technology sector is the category of stocks relating to the research, development and/or distribution of technologically based goods and [...]
Companies: 370
1 month3 months6 months
+6.80 %-0.20 %+25.70 %