Companies in the Consumer Services sector

XLY stock price: $122.17 -0.20% At close on Oct 18th, 2019

Consumer Services sector definition

The service industries (More formally termed: 'tertiary sector of industry' by economists) involve the provision of services to businesses as well as final consumers. Such services include accounting, tradesmanship (like mechanic or plumber services), computer services, restaurants, tourism, etc. Hence, a service Industry is one where no goods are produced whereas primary industries are those that extract minerals, oil etc. from the ground and secondary industries are those that manufacture products, including builders, but not remodeling contractors.

Consumer Services sector is composed of 710 companies with a total market capitalization of $5.72 tn

Consumer Services companies

HCP, Inc. (HCP)

HCP, Inc. is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the United States.HCP owns a large-scale portfolio diversified across multiple sectors, led by senior housing, life science and medical office. Recognized as a global leader in sustainability, HCP has been a publicly-traded company since 1985 and was the first healthcare REIT selected to the S&P 500 index. For more information regarding HCP, visit www.hcpi.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $14.77 bn
  • 3M gains: +19.15 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.4 M

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers.The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and professional renovators\u002Fremodelers, general contractors, handymen, property managers, building service contractors, and specialty tradesmen, such as installers. The company also sells its products through online. It operates through approximately 2,278 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam; 182 in Canada; and 119 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Industry: RETAIL: Building Materials
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $212.02 bn
  • 3M gains: +12.36 %
  • Avg. Volume: 18.0 M

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA)

MFA Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), agency MBS, residential whole loans, credit risk transfer securities, and mortgage servicing rights related assets.Its MBS are secured by hybrid, adjustable-rate, 15-year fixed-rate, and 30-year and longer-term fixed-rate mortgages, as well as mortgages that have interest rates that reset more frequently. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. MFA Financial, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $3.3 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.55 %
  • Avg. Volume: 12.0 M

TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX)

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally.It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The company sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, wall décor, decorative accessories, and giftware; seasonal items; jewelry; and other merchandise. It operates stores under the T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Winners, HomeSense, T.K. Maxx, and Sierra Trading Post names, as well as operates e-commerce sites tjmaxx.com, tkmaxx.com, and sierratradingpost.com. As of January 28, 2017, the company operated a total of 3,812 stores in 9 countries, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as through three e-commerce sites. The TJX Companies, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is based in Framingham, Massachusetts.

  • Industry: Clothing/Shoe/Accessory Stores
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $122.52 bn
  • 3M gains: +10.94 %
  • Avg. Volume: 28.6 M

VICI Properties Inc. (VICI)

VICI Properties Inc. owns, acquires, and develops gaming, hospitality, and entertainment destinations in the United States.The company operates through two segments, Real Property Business and Golf Course Business. Its property portfolio consists of 19 properties, including Caesars Palace, a gaming facility in the Las Vegas Strip. The company also owns and operates four golf courses. VICI Properties Inc. was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $8.77 bn
  • 3M gains: +8.33 %
  • Avg. Volume: 20.7 M

AECOM (ACM)

AECOM, together with its subsidiaries, engages in designing, building, financing, and operating infrastructure assets worldwide.The company operates through four segments: Design and Consulting Services (DCS), Construction Services (CS), Management Services (MS), and AECOM Capital (ACAP). The DCS segment provides planning, consulting, architectural and engineering design, program management, and construction management services for industrial, commercial, institutional, and government clients, such as transportation, facilities, environmental, and energy\u002Fpower markets. The CS segment offers building construction and energy, as well as infrastructure and industrial construction services. The MS segment provides program and facilities management and maintenance, training, logistics, consulting, technical assistance, and systems integration and information technology services primarily for agencies of the U.S. government and other national governments. The ACAP segment invests in and develops real estate, public-private partnership (P3), and infrastructure projects. The company was formerly known as AECOM Technology Corporation and changed its name to AECOM in January 2015. AECOM was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

  • Industry: Military/Government/Technical
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.69 bn
  • 3M gains: +12.46 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.9 M

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)

AGNC Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprise or by the United States government agency.It funds its investments primarily through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was formerly known as American Capital Agency Corp. and changed its name to AGNC Investment Corp. in September 2016. AGNC Investment Corp. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $9.49 bn
  • 3M gains: -2.38 %
  • Avg. Volume: 26.2 M

Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV)

Aimco is a real estate investment trust focused on the ownership and management of quality apartment communities located in select markets in the United States.Aimco is one of the country's largest owners and operators of apartments, with ownership interests in 182 communities in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Aimco common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AIV, and are included in the S&P 500. For more information about Aimco, please visit our website at www.aimco.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $7.34 bn
  • 3M gains: +10.66 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.1 M

American Homes 4 Rent (AMH)

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and \"American Homes 4 Rent\" is fast becoming a nationally recognized brand for rental homes, known for high quality, good value and tenant satisfaction.We are an internally managed Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing, and operating attractive, single-family homes as rental properties. As of September 30, 2017, we owned 50,015 single-family properties in selected submarkets in 22 states.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $6.71 bn
  • 3M gains: +4.03 %
  • Avg. Volume: 9.8 M

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB)

As of December 31, 2017, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 288 apartment communities containing 84,158 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 21 communities were under development and nine communities were under redevelopment.The Company is an equity REIT in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas primarily in New England, the New York\u002FNew Jersey Metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and the Northern and Southern California regions of the United States. More information may be found on the Company's website at http:\u002F\u002Fwww.avalonbay.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $27.11 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.21 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.1 M

Brookfield Asset Management Inc (BAM)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm invests in the property, power, and infrastructure sectors.Its property business includes owning and managing office properties, developing master planned residential communities, and offering clients bridge and mezzanine lending, alternative assets funds, and financial and advisory services. Through its subsidiaries, the firm operates hydroelectric power facilities, interconnections and transmission facilities in Northeast North America, and development of wind power in Canada. Through its subsidiaries, it invests in specialty funds including private equity and makes direct investments in real estate, energy, and resource assets. The firm launches and manages equity and fixed income mutual funds. It also manages real estate and hedge funds. The firm invests in equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It was formerly known as Brascan Corp. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is based in Toronto, Canada with additional offices in Bogota, Colombia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Calgary, Canada, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Gatineau, Canada, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, London, United Kingdom, Melbourne, Australia, Montreal, Canada, Mumbai, India, New York City, Perth, Australia, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia.

  • Industry: Building operators
  • Country: Canada
  • Market cap: $42.7 bn
  • 3M gains: +11.37 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.9 M

CDW Corporation (CDW)

CDW Corporation provides information technology (IT) solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.It operates in two segments, Corporate and Public. The company offers discrete hardware and software products, as well as integrated IT solutions, including mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization, and collaboration. Its hardware products comprise notebooks\u002Fmobile devices, network communications, enterprise and data storage, video monitors, printers, desktop computers, and servers; and software products include application suites, security, virtualization, operating systems, network management, and software as a service offerings. The company also provides warranties, managed services, and consulting design and implementation services. CDW Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

  • Industry: Catalog/Specialty Distribution
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $14.08 bn
  • 3M gains: +10.41 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.9 M

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR)

Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides cable services to residential and commercial customers in the United States.It offers subscription-based video services, including video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorder, pay-per-view, spectrum guide services, and a package of basic video programming, as well as ad-supported free online video products. The company also provides Internet services, such as security suite that protects computers from viruses and spyware; in-home WiFi, which permits customers to lease high performance wireless routers to enhance their in-home wireless Internet experience; out-of-home WiFi; parental control features; and residential Internet services. In addition, it offers voice communications services using voice over Internet protocol technology; and broadband communications solutions, such as Internet access, data networking, fiber connectivity, video entertainment, and business telephone services to cellular towers and office buildings for business and carrier organizations. Further, the company provides video programming and music, Web hosting, email and security, and multi-line telephone services, as well as Web-based service management; and sells video and online advertising inventory to local, regional, and national advertising customers. Additionally, it offers fiber-delivered communications and managed information technology solutions; and security and home management services, as well as owns and operates regional sports networks and local sports, news, and lifestyle channels. As of December 31, 2017, the company served approximately 27.2 million residential and business customers. Charter Communications, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • Industry: Television Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $76.98 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.38 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.7 M

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments.The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice, as well as security and automation services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. This segment also provides business services, such as Ethernet network services; and cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and cable television studio production operations, as well as owns various digital properties, which include brand-aligned Websites. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo local broadcast television stations, broadcast television studio production operations, and various digital properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes filmed entertainment under the Universal Pictures, Illumination, Focus Features, and DreamWorks Animation names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays; and distributes filmed entertainment produced by third parties. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida, as well as in Hollywood, California; and Osaka, Japan. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and operates arena management-related businesses, as well as provides wireless phone services. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Industry: Television Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $168.64 bn
  • 3M gains: +3.92 %
  • Avg. Volume: 77.3 M

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories.The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of September 3, 2017, it operated 741 membership warehouses, including 514 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 97 in Canada, 37 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 13 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 9 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

  • Industry: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $94.19 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.82 %
  • Avg. Volume: 10.6 M

Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (DEA)

Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.. Government. Easterly's experienced management team brings specialized insight into the strategy and needs of mission-critical U.S. Government agencies for properties leased primarily through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). For further information on the company and its properties, please visit www.easterlyreit.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $1.09 bn
  • 3M gains: +20.08 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.7 M

Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States.The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 19, 2017, it operated 14,000 stores located in 44 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

  • Industry: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $31.16 bn
  • 3M gains: +16.60 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.8 M

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Dollar Tree, Inc. operates variety retail stores in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.The Dollar Tree segment offers merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. It provides consumable merchandise, including candy and food, and health and beauty care products, as well as everyday consumables, such as household paper and chemicals, and frozen and refrigerated food; various merchandise comprising toys, durable housewares, gifts, stationery, party goods, greeting cards, softlines, and other items; and seasonal goods, which include Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas merchandise. This segment operates under the under the Dollar Tree and Dollar Tree Canada brands, as well as 11 distribution centers in the United States and 2 in Canada, and a store support center in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Family Dollar segment operates general merchandise discount retail stores that offer consumable merchandise, which comprise food, tobacco, health and beauty aids, household chemicals, paper products, hardware and automotive supplies, diapers, batteries, and pet food and supplies; and home products, including housewares, home décor, and giftware, as well as domestics, such as blankets, sheets, and towels. It also provides apparel and accessories merchandise comprising clothing, fashion accessories, and shoes; and seasonal and electronics merchandise, which include Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas merchandise, as well as personal electronics that comprise pre-paid cellular phones and services, stationery and school supplies, and toys. This segment operates under the Family Dollar brand, 11 distribution centers, and a store support center in Matthews, North Carolina. As of January 28, 2017, the company operated 14,334 stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia, and 5 Canadian provinces. Dollar Tree, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Chesapeake, Virginia.

  • Industry: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $23.45 bn
  • 3M gains: +8.11 %
  • Avg. Volume: 10.2 M

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

Duke Realty Corporation owns and operates approximately 146 million rentable square feet of industrial assets in 21 major logistics markets.Duke Realty Corporation is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is listed on the S&P 500 Index. More information about Duke Realty Corporation is available at www.dukerealty.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $10.64 bn
  • 3M gains: +3.73 %
  • Avg. Volume: 9.9 M

Equity Commonwealth (EQC)

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties throughout the United States.EQC's portfolio is comprised of 20 properties and 11 million square feet.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $3.96 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.34 %
  • Avg. Volume: 2.6 M

Consumer Services sector performance

Shares of Consumer discretionary sector ETF inched a slightly fine 1.31% this week.

Weekly chart tells us that price is in a simple uptrend, tested $115.96 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $123.98. Not so far away is the last price record Consumer discretionary sector ETF marked by mid July. Late April, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 1.93%. By mid March XLY price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

Consumer discretionary sector ETF performance
3 months+0.34 %
6 months+3.12 %
1 year+16.52 %

Consumer Services sector industries

Industry
Advertising
Automotive Aftermarket
Books
Broadcasting
Building operators
Catalog/Specialty Distribution
Clothing/Shoe/Accessory Stores
Consumer Electronics
Consumer Specialties
Consumer: Greeting Cards
Department/Specialty Retail Stores
Diversified Commercial Services
Electronics Distribution
Farming/Seeds/Milling
Food Chains
Home Furnishings
Homebuilding
Hotels/Resorts
Marine Transportation
Military/Government/Technical
Miscellaneous
Motor Vehicles
Movies/Entertainment
Newspapers/Magazines
Office Equipment/Supplies/Services
Other Consumer Services
Other Specialty Stores
Paper
Professional Services
Publishing
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Recreational Products/Toys
Rental/Leasing Companies
Restaurants
RETAIL: Building Materials
Services-Misc. Amusement & Recreation
Telecommunications Equipment
Television Services
Transportation Services

Novartis stock

The featured stock this month is Novartis, a leading pharma company that markets a range of healthcare products worldwide. Novartis stock made all-time highs last July, and since then the share has been sliding progressively and it's now down close to 10% from ATH.

Top performing stocks in the Consumer Services sector

Company3M gain6M gain
HCP+19.15 %+28.31 %
Home Depot+12.36 %+17.21 %
MFA Financial+7.55 %+7.86 %
TJX Companies+10.94 %+10.47 %