Consumer Services sector

XLY stock price: $115.89 0.70% At close on May 21st, 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 709 companies with a total market capitalization of $5.72 tn

Companies

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: +9.80 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.0 M

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH)

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, engineering, analytics, digital, mission operations, and cyber solutions to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally.The company offers consulting solutions for various domains, business strategies, human capital, and operations. It also provides analytics services, which focuses on delivering transformational solutions in the areas of decision analytics, including operations research and cost estimation; intelligence analysis, which include source analysis; and tradecraft, data science, and machine intelligence. In addition, the company designs, develops, and implements secure solutions and scalable systems, as well as offers software development services; and delivers technical solutions in the areas of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Further, it provides cyber risk management solutions, such as prevention, detection, and cost effectiveness. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

  • Industry: Professional Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $7.46 bn
  • 3M gains: +14.10 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.5 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: +12.71 %
  • Avg. Volume: 80.2 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: +15.86 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.7 M

CubeSmart (CUBE)

CubeSmart is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company's self-storage properties are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible and secure storage space for residential and commercial customers.According to the 2017 Self-Storage Almanac, CubeSmart is one of the top three owners and operators of self-storage properties in the United States.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.8 bn
  • 3M gains: +11.16 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.7 M

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming services under the brand ESPN, Disney, and Freeform; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio network; and the Radio Disney network.It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and electric home video license. Its Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also operates Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company's Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution in the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Touchstone banners. This segment also produces stage plays and musical recordings; licenses and produces live entertainment events; and provides visual and audio effects, and other post-production services. Its Consumer Products & Interactive Media segment licenses its trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties; develops and publishes mobile games; and sells its products through The Disney Store, shopDisney.com, and shop.Marvel.com, as well as directly to retailers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

  • Industry: Television Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $164.97 bn
  • 3M gains: +16.35 %
  • Avg. Volume: 65.4 M

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada.As of June 27, 2017, it owned and operated approximately 1,700 restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze, and Eddie V's brands. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $13.82 bn
  • 3M gains: +12.35 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.9 M

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT)

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., a hospitality company, owns, leases, manages, develops, and franchises hotels and resorts.It operates through two segments, Management and Franchise; and Ownership. The company engages in the hotel management and licensing of its brands to franchisees. It operates hotels under the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, and Hilton Grand Vacations brands. The company operates in North America, South America, and Central America, including all Caribbean nations; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and the Asia Pacific. As of January 22, 2018, it had approximately 5,200 properties with 856,000 rooms in 105 countries and territories. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

  • Industry: Hotels/Resorts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $23.77 bn
  • 3M gains: +8.70 %
  • Avg. Volume: 11.1 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: +4.97 %
  • Avg. Volume: 20.3 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: +3.36 %
  • Avg. Volume: 20.5 M

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

Paychex, Inc. provides payroll, human resource (HR), retirement, and insurance services for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Germany.The company offers payroll processing services that include payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; and regulatory compliance services, such as new-hire reporting and garnishment processing. It also provides HR outsourcing services, such as Paychex HR solutions comprising payroll, employer compliance, HR and employee benefits administration, risk management outsourcing, and the on-site availability of a professionally trained HR representative; and retirement services administration, including plan implementation, ongoing compliance with government regulations, employee and employer reporting, participant and employer online access, electronic funds transfer, and other administrative services. In addition, the company offers insurance services for property and casualty coverage, such as workers' compensation, business-owner policies, commercial auto, and health and benefits coverage, including health, dental, vision, and life; cloud-based HR administration software products for employee benefits management and administration, time and attendance, and recruiting solutions; and other HR services and products, such as employee handbooks, management manuals, and personnel and required regulatory forms. Further, it provides various accounting and financial services to small to medium-sized businesses comprising payroll funding and outsourcing services, which include payroll processing, invoicing, and tax preparation; and various services, such as payment processing services, financial fitness programs, and a small-business loan resource center. Paychex, Inc. markets its products and services through direct sales force. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

  • Industry: Diversified Commercial Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $26.99 bn
  • 3M gains: +15.64 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.3 M

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR)

Restaurant Brands International Inc. owns, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants under the Tim Hortons (TH), Burger King (BK), and Popeyes (PLK) brand names.The company operates through three segments: TH, BK, and PLK. Its restaurants offer blend coffee, tea, espresso-based hot and cold specialty drinks, donuts, Timbits, bagels, muffins, cookies and pastries, grilled paninis, classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, hamburgers, chicken and other specialty sandwiches, french fries, soft drinks, chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp and other seafood, red beans and rice, and other food items. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned or franchised a total of 4,748 TH restaurants, 16,767 BK restaurants, and 2,892 PLK restaurants in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. Restaurant Brands International Inc. was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Oakville, Canada.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: Canada
  • Market cap: $16.06 bn
  • 3M gains: +9.18 %
  • Avg. Volume: 7.8 M

Roku, Inc. (ROKU)

Roku, Inc. primarily operates a TV streaming platform. Its platform allows users to discover and access a range of movies and TV episodes, as well as live sports, music, news, and others.As of June 30, 2017, the company had approximately 13.3 million subscribers. It also provides streaming media players and accessories under Roku brand to access its TV streaming platform, as well as sells branded channels on remote controls. In addition, the company manufactures and sells TVs; and offers advertising products, including videos ads, interactive video ads, audience development promotions, and brand sponsorships. It offers its products and services through retailers and distributors, as well as through Website in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and the Republic of Ireland. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

  • Industry: Television Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.56 bn
  • 3M gains: +35.92 %
  • Avg. Volume: 64.8 M

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide.The company operates in four segments: Americas; China\u002FAsia Pacific; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink coffee and tea products, and food and snacks; and various food products, such as pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch items. The company also licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and foodservice accounts. It offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle's Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, premium Tazo, and Starbucks VIA brand names. As of November 2, 2017, the company operated 27,339 stores across 75 countries. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $88.1 bn
  • 3M gains: +9.24 %
  • Avg. Volume: 38.8 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: +5.57 %
  • Avg. Volume: 12.9 M

Welltower Inc. (WELL)

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $29.1 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.25 %
  • Avg. Volume: 9.5 M

Wendy's Company (The) (WEN)

The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company worldwide. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants.The company's restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, Frosty desserts, and kids' meals. As of January 9, 2018, its restaurant system included approximately 6,500 franchise and company-operated restaurants. The company was formerly known as Wendy's\u002FArby's Group, Inc. and changed its name to The Wendy's Company in July 2011. The Wendy's Company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.16 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.66 %
  • Avg. Volume: 18.1 M

Walmart Inc. (WMT)

Walmart Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. It operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club.The company operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com, as well as mobile commerce applications. It offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products. The company also provides electronics, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid service, movies, music, video games, and books; stationery, automotive, hardware and paint, sporting goods, and outdoor living and horticulture, as well as fabrics, crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home decor, and toys. In addition, it offers fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire and money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. Further, the company provides brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member's Mark. It operates 11,593 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce Websites in 11 countries. The company was formerly known as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Walmart Inc. in February 2018. Walmart Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

  • Industry: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $286.23 bn
  • 3M gains: +2.67 %
  • Avg. Volume: 32.2 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: +1.59 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.4 M

Allegion plc (ALLE)

Allegion plc manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic security products and solutions worldwide. The company offers locks, locksets, portable locks, and key systems; door closers and exit devices; electronic security products and access control systems; time, attendance, and workforce productivity systems; doors and door frames; and other accessories.It also door and window products for commercial spaces, including sealing systems, such as sound control, fire and smoke protection, and threshold applications, as well as lights, door louvers, intumescent products, photo-luminescent products, and flood barriers for doors; and designs and manufactures sliding and folding door hardware for commercial and residential spaces. The company sells its products and solutions to end-users in commercial, institutional, and residential facilities, including education, healthcare, government, hospitality, commercial office, and single and multi-family residential markets under the CISA, Interflex, LCN, Schlage, SimonsVoss, and Von Duprin brands. It sells its products and solutions through distribution and retail channels ranging from specialty distribution to wholesalers, as well as through various retail channels ranging from do-it-yourself home improvement centers to small specialty showroom outlets. Allegion plc was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Industry: Diversified Commercial Services
  • Country: Ireland
  • Market cap: $8.71 bn
  • 3M gains: +13.47 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.7 M

Consumer Services sector performance

Shares of Consumer discretionary sector ETF remained steady a tight -0.02% this week. Counting this, it's been 4 red weeks in a row, sliding $-4.78 or a -4.01%.

From a weekly outlook, XLY marked an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top late April at $120.90, price slid and bounced up back from $113.43. Breaking down under $113.43 would cancel the current uptrend and it might test lower supports. Note that $120.90 might act as a resistance line. Not so far away is the last price record Consumer discretionary sector ETF marked late April. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up late April, XLY price slid a -3.96%. Since mid March when XLY stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $7.85 (7.27%).

Consumer discretionary sector ETF performance
3 months+4.66 %
6 months+14.43 %
1 year+10.61 %

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

Top performing stocks in the Consumer Services sector

Company3M gain6M gain
McDonald's+9.80 %+11.23 %
Booz Allen Hamilton+14.10 %+21.46 %
Comcast+12.71 %+17.03 %
Costco Wholesale+15.86 %+14.19 %