Consumer Services sector stocks

XLY stock price: $127.38 -0.78% At close on Jun 19th, 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

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: +104.00 %
  • Avg. Volume: 32.9 M

Yum China Holdings, Inc. (YUMC)

Yum China Holdings, Inc. operates as a restaurant company in China. The company operates primarily through KFC and Pizza Hut Casual Dining segments.It operates approximately 7,700 restaurants in approximately 1,100 cities. It holds right to operate and sub-license the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands in China, as well as owns the East Dawning and Little Sheep concepts. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: China
  • Market cap: $15.53 bn
  • 3M gains: +23.81 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.9 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: +39.46 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.5 M

Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI)

Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. For more information on Crown Castle, please visit www.crowncastle.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $49.26 bn
  • 3M gains: +29.97 %
  • Avg. Volume: 12.3 M

Chegg, Inc. (CHGG)

Chegg, Inc. operates student-first connected learning platform that help students transition from high school to college to career.The company's products and services help students to study for college admission exams, find the right college to accomplish their goals, get better grades and test scores while in school, and find internships that allow them to gain skills to help them enter the workforce after college. It offers print textbook and eTextbook library for rent and sale; and provides eTextbooks, supplemental materials, Chegg Study service, tutoring service, writing tools, textbook buyback, test preparation service, internships, and college admissions and scholarship services, as well as enrollment marketing and brand advertising services. The company has a strategic alliance with Ingram Content Group Inc. Chegg, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

  • Industry: Other Consumer Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.31 bn
  • 3M gains: +128.78 %
  • Avg. Volume: 17.3 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: +35.02 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.7 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: +32.89 %
  • Avg. Volume: 14.8 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: +47.13 %
  • Avg. Volume: 24.4 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: -3.66 %
  • Avg. Volume: 32.5 M

JD.com, Inc. (JD)

JD.com, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce company in the People's Republic of China. The company operates in two segments, JD Mall and New Businesses.It sells mobile handsets, consumer electronics products, and auto parts and accessories; home appliances; and general merchandise products directly to customers through its Website jd.com and mobile applications. The company also provides an online marketplace for third-party sellers to sell products to customers through its Website jd.com and mobile applications. In addition, it offers value-added fulfillment services comprising warehousing and delivery, and transaction processing and billing services to third-party sellers; online marketing services for suppliers and sellers; various financial products and services, including supply chain financing and microcredit, consumer financing, online payment, and others to suppliers and third-party sellers; and online-to-offline solutions for customers and offline retailers. As of April 25, 2017, the company operated 7 fulfillment centers and 256 warehouses, and total 6,906 delivery stations and pickup stations in 2,655 counties and districts across the People's Republic of China. JD.com, Inc. has a strategic cooperation agreement with Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. to jointly build a full-scene smart marketing platform for the company; and a strategic collaboration agreement with Hydoo International Holding Limited. The company is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

  • Industry: Other Specialty Stores
  • Country: China
  • Market cap: $22.48 bn
  • 3M gains: +21.16 %
  • Avg. Volume: 88.3 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: +52.35 %
  • Avg. Volume: 19.8 M

Sea Limited (SE)

Sea Limited, an Internet platform company, engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in Greater Southeast Asia.It provides Garena digital entertainment platform for users to access mobile and PC online games, and eSports operations; and access to other entertainment content, such as live streaming of online gameplay and social features. The company also operates Shopee e-commerce platform, a third-party marketplace that connects buyers and sellers through the Shopee mobile app and Websites. In addition, it offers digital financial services to individuals and businesses, including e-wallet and payment services through the AirPay mobile app and AirPay counter applications on mobile phones or computers; and payment processing services for Shopee, as well as acts as a payment processing platform for Garena's prepaid cards. The company was formerly known as Garena Interactive Holding Limited and changed its name to Sea Limited in April 2017. Sea Limited was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Singapore.

  • Industry: Other Consumer Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.36 bn
  • 3M gains: +181.42 %
  • Avg. Volume: 25.5 M

Target Corporation (TGT)

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, produce, and pet supplies; and apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes.The company also provides home furnishings and décor, such as furniture, lighting, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, and automotive products, as well as seasonal merchandise, such as patio furniture and holiday décor; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys, as well as electronics, such as video game hardware and software. In addition, it offers in-store amenities, including Target Café, Target Photo, Target Optical, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. Target Corporation sells products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of October 19, 2017, the company operated 1,828 stores in the United States. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Industry: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $37.67 bn
  • 3M gains: +21.08 %
  • Avg. Volume: 29.2 M

Wayfair Inc. (W)

Wayfair Inc. engages in the e-commerce business in the United States and Europe. It operates through two segments, U.S. and International.The company offers approximately eight million products for the home sector under various brands. It offers a selection of furniture, décor, decorative accent, housewares, seasonal décor, and other home goods through its sites, such as Wayfair, Joss & Main, AllModern, DwellStudio, and Birch Lane. Wayfair Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with additional offices in London and Berlin.

  • Industry: Catalog/Specialty Distribution
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $10.85 bn
  • 3M gains: +636.60 %
  • Avg. Volume: 21.3 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: +100.37 %
  • Avg. Volume: 25.6 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: +32.94 %
  • Avg. Volume: 11.8 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: +44.90 %
  • Avg. Volume: 25.6 M

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE)

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500® company, is an urban office real estate investment trust (\"REIT\") uniquely focused on collaborative life science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations, with a total market capitalization of $17. billion and an asset base in North America of 29.6 million SF as of December 31, 2017. The asset base in North America includes 22.0 million RSF of operating properties, including 1.7 million RSF of development and redevelopment of new Class A properties currently undergoing construction. Additionally, the asset base in North America includes 7.6 million SF of future development projects, including 1.6 million SF of near-term projects undergoing marketing for lease and pre-construction activities and 3.8 million SF of intermediate-term development projects. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science and technology campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. Alexandria also provides strategic risk capital to transformative life science and technology companies through its venture capital arm. We believe our unique business model and diligent underwriting ensure a high-quality and diverse tenant base that results in higher occupancy levels, longer lease terms, higher rental income, higher returns, and greater long-term asset value. For additional information on Alexandria, please visit www.are.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $15.09 bn
  • 3M gains: +39.06 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.8 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: +39.09 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.7 M

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY)

Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of technology products, services, and solutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.The company operates through two reportable segments, Domestic and International. Its stores provide consumer electronics, such as home theater, home automation, digital imaging, health and fitness, and portable audio products; computing and mobile phones, including computing and peripherals, networking, tablets, smart watches, and e-readers, as well as mobile phones comprising related mobile network carrier commissions; and entertainment products, such as gaming hardware and software, movie, music, technology toy, and other software products. The company's stores also offer appliances, which include refrigeration and laundry appliances, dishwashers, ovens, coffee makers, blenders, etc.; and other products comprising snacks, beverages, and other sundry items. In addition, it provides services, such as consultation, design, delivery, installation, set-up, protection plan, repair, technical support, and educational services. The company offers its products through stores and Websites under the Best Buy, bestbuy.com, Best Buy Mobile, Best Buy Direct, Best Buy Express, Geek Squad, Magnolia Home Theater, Pacific Kitchen and Home, bestbuy.com.ca, and bestbuy.com.mx brand names, as well as through call centers. It has approximately 1,200 large-format and 400 small-format stores. The company was formerly known as Sound of Music, Inc. Best Buy Co., Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.

  • Industry: Consumer Electronics
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $16.03 bn
  • 3M gains: +58.28 %
  • Avg. Volume: 14.8 M

Consumer Services sector performance

Consumer discretionary sector ETF ended this week at $128.38 and rose a fine 2.43%. Early June XLY skyrocketed an impressive 5.38% in just one week.

Consumer discretionary sector ETF stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Not so far away is the last all-time high Consumer discretionary sector ETF marked last week. Since mid May when XLY stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $12.90 (11.17%).

Consumer discretionary sector ETF performance
3 months+45.76 %
6 months+2.77 %
1 year+7.80 %

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
Lowe's Companies+102.83 %+12.94 %
Yum China+26.07 %+5.73 %
AMH+38.12 %+4.54 %
American Tower+37.07 %+18.13 %