Consumer Services sector stocks

XLY stock price: $125.82 -3.44% At close on Feb 24th, 2020

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

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: +12.16 %
  • Avg. Volume: 22.5 M

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments.It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. The company also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo devices; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online service that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, it offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, the company provides compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreement services. Additionally, it offers Amazon Prime, a membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

  • Industry: Catalog/Specialty Distribution
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $797.05 bn
  • 3M gains: +11.58 %
  • Avg. Volume: 16.2 M

Fastenal Company (FAST)

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally.It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and construction projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It also serves farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, schools, and retail trades; and oil exploration, production, and refinement companies, as well as federal, state, and local governmental entities. As of December 31, 2017, the company distributed its products through a network of 2,383 company owned stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.

  • Industry: RETAIL: Building Materials
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $17.83 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.06 %
  • Avg. Volume: 16.1 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: +9.40 %
  • Avg. Volume: 20.6 M

Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM)

Iron Mountain Incorporated, a real estate investment trust, provides storage and information management services in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa.It operates through North American Records and Information Management Business, North American Data Management Business, Western European Business, and Other International Business segments. The company provides storage and information management services for physical records and other media, such as microfilm and microfiche, master audio and videotapes, film, X-rays, and blueprints, including healthcare information services, vital records services, and service and courier operations, as well as the collection, handling, disposal of sensitive documents for corporate customers; and information destruction services, information governance and digital solutions, and fulfillment and technology escrow services. It is also involved in the storage and rotation of backup computer media operations, including server and computer backup services; digital content repository systems to house, distribute, and archive key media assets; and storage, safeguarding, and electronic or physical delivery of physical media; and data center and fine art storage businesses. In addition, the company undertakes recurring project works that comprise on-site removal of aged patient files and related computerized file indexing; provides healthcare information services, which consists of medical record copying and delivery, temporary staffing, contract coding, facilities management, and imaging; conducts records inventories, packing records into cartons or other containers, and creating computerized indices of files and individual documents; and manages active records programs. It serves commercial, legal, financial, healthcare, insurance, life sciences, energy, business services, entertainment, and government organizations. Iron Mountain Incorporated was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $10.1 bn
  • 3M gains: +6.51 %
  • Avg. Volume: 11.7 M

INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC (IVR)

Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investing in, financing, and managing residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities and mortgage loans.It invests in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) that are guaranteed by the U.S. government agency or a federally chartered corporation; RMBS that are not issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government agency; commercial mortgage-backed securities; residential and commercial mortgage loans; and other real estate-related financing arrangements. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT. As a result, it would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $2.04 bn
  • 3M gains: +14.27 %
  • Avg. Volume: 9.2 M

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)

Lowe's Companies, Inc. operates as a home improvement company in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It offers a line of products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating.The company provides home improvement products in various categories, such as lumber and building materials, tools and hardware, appliances, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, seasonal living, lawn and garden, paint, millwork, flooring, kitchens, outdoor power equipment, and home fashions. It also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories; extended protection plans; and in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services. The company sells its national brand-name merchandise and private branded products to homeowners, renters, and professional customers; and retail customers comprising individual homeowners and renters. As of March 24, 2017, it operated 2,365 home improvement and hardware stores. The company also sells its products through online sites comprising Lowes.com and Lowesforpros.com; and through mobile applications. Lowe's Companies, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina.

  • Industry: RETAIL: Building Materials
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $81.51 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.22 %
  • Avg. Volume: 14.7 M

McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States and internationally. Its restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages, as well as breakfast menu.As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 37,241 restaurants, including 34,108 franchised restaurants comprising 21,366 franchised to conventional franchisees, 6,945 licensed to developmental licensees, and 5,797 licensed to foreign affiliates; and 3,133 company-operated restaurants. McDonald's Corporation was founded in 1940 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $135.58 bn
  • 3M gains: +9.79 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.9 M

Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc., a diversified capital manager, invests in and finances residential and commercial assets.The company invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities, non-agency residential mortgage assets, and residential mortgage loans; and originates and invests in commercial mortgage loans, securities, and other commercial real estate investments. It also provides financing to private equity-backed middle market businesses; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in New York, New York.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $14.37 bn
  • 3M gains: +11.33 %
  • Avg. Volume: 44.4 M

National Retail Properties (NNN)

National Retail Properties invests primarily in high-quality retail properties subject generally to long-term, net leases.As of September 30, 2017, the company owned 2,687 properties in 48 states with a gross leasable area of approximately 28.2 million square feet and with a weighted average remaining lease term of 11.4 years. For more information on the company, visit www.nnnreit.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $8.32 bn
  • 3M gains: +6.19 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.6 M

New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ)

New Residential Investment Corp., a real estate investment trust, focuses on investing in and managing residential mortgage related assets in the United States.It operates through Servicing Related Assets, Residential Securities and Loans, and Other Investments segments. The company invests in excess mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) on residential mortgage loans; and in servicer advances, including the basic fee component of the related MSRs. It also invests in real estate securities, residential mortgage loans, investments in consumer loans, and corporate. In addition, the company has an interest in a portfolio of consumer loans, including unsecured and homeowner loans. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally 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 founded in 2011 and is based in New York, the United States.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.8 bn
  • 3M gains: +14.23 %
  • Avg. Volume: 17.1 M

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI)

Omega is a real estate investment trust investing in and providing financing to the long-term care industry. As of September 30, 2017, Omega has a portfolio of investments that includes approximately 1,000 properties located in 42 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 77 different operators.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $7.43 bn
  • 3M gains: +8.63 %
  • Avg. Volume: 7.7 M

Prologis, Inc. (PLD)

Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 684 million square feet (64 million square meters) in 19 countries.Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,000 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail\u002Fonline fulfillment.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $44.6 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.51 %
  • Avg. Volume: 14.7 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: +1.38 %
  • Avg. Volume: 20.0 M

UDR, Inc. (UDR)

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $12.3 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.93 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.6 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: +12.52 %
  • Avg. Volume: 16.7 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: +2.72 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.7 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: +6.60 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.4 M

American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT)

American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of approximately 149,000 communications sites.For more information about American Tower, please visit the ?Earnings Materials? and ?Company & Industry Resources? sections of our investor relations website at www.americantower.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $77.43 bn
  • 3M gains: +15.03 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.8 M

Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS)

Altice USA, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a broadband communications and video services provider in the United States.It operates through Cablevision and Cequel segments. The company delivers broadband, pay television, telephony services, Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content, and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers. The company also offers wireless routers and Internet security software; managed desktop and server backup services; managed collaboration services comprising audio and Web conferencing; and pay television services, which include delivery of broadcast stations and cable networks, and advanced digital pay television services, such as video-on-demand, high-definition channels, digital video recorder, and pay-per-view. In addition, it provides Ethernet, data transport, IP-based virtual private network, and Internet access services; managed services, including business e-mail, hosted private branch exchange, Web space storage, and network security monitoring; data-driven television, digital, and other multi-platform advertising services; and data-driven, audience-based advertising solutions. Further, the company operates local news channels, as well as traffic and weather channels; News12.com, an online destination for local news on the Web; and News 12 To Go, a mobile app for phones and tablets. Altice USA, Inc. is headquartered in Bethpage, New York. Altice USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Altice N.V.

  • Industry: Television Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $15.32 bn
  • 3M gains: +10.32 %
  • Avg. Volume: 22.7 M

Consumer Services sector performance

Consumer discretionary sector ETF shares collapsed -6.02% this week, ending at $122.46.

Consumer discretionary sector ETF slid through the support line what triggered further losses. Possible next supports for XLY stock are 121.526 and 119.16. Not so far away is the last all-time high Consumer discretionary sector ETF marked last week. Late April 2019, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 2.51%. By mid March 2019 XLY price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

Consumer discretionary sector ETF performance
3 months+3.09 %
6 months+5.92 %
1 year+14.78 %

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
AGNC Investment+12.16 %+34.44 %
Amazon.com+11.58 %+13.12 %
Fastenal+7.06 %+24.91 %
Home Depot+9.40 %+6.49 %