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

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: +6.66 %
  • Avg. Volume: 11.3 M

Bojangles', Inc. (BOJA)

Bojangles', Inc. develops, operates, and franchises limited service restaurants in the United States. Its restaurants offer never-frozen bone-in fried chicken items, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, fixin's, and iced tea.As of June 25, 2017, the company had 740 system-wide restaurants, including 314 company-operated and 426 franchised restaurants located primarily in the Southeastern United States. Bojangles', Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $499.69 M
  • 3M gains: +5.37 %
  • Avg. Volume: 2.7 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: +25.64 %
  • Avg. Volume: 7.7 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: +12.49 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.9 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: +1.50 %
  • Avg. Volume: 91.8 M

CyrusOne Inc (CONE)

CyrusOne Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, operates, and develops enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, and multi-tenant data center properties.The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of information technology infrastructure. Its customers operate in various industries, including information technology, financial services, energy, oil and gas, mining, medical, and consumer goods and services. As of December 19, 2016, the company's property portfolio included 44 data centers in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company qualified as a REIT 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 2012 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.94 bn
  • 3M gains: +8.80 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.7 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: +4.83 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.9 M

CareTrust REIT, Inc. (CTRE)

CareTrust REIT, Inc. is a self-administered, publicly-traded real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, acquisition and leasing of seniors housing and healthcare-related properties.With 184 net-leased healthcare properties and three operated seniors housing properties in 23 states, CareTrust is pursuing opportunities across the nation to acquire properties that will be leased to a diverse group of local, regional and national seniors housing operators, healthcare services providers, and other healthcare-related businesses. More information about CareTrust REIT is available at www.caretrustreit.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $1.86 bn
  • 3M gains: +12.83 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.4 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: +6.42 %
  • Avg. Volume: 7.8 M

Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI)

Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), and one of the largest owners and operators of high-quality office and multifamily properties located in the premier coastal submarkets of Los Angeles and Honolulu. Douglas Emmett focuses on owning and acquiring a substantial share of top-tier office properties and premier multifamily communities in neighborhoods that possess significant supply constraints, high-end executive housing and key lifestyle amenities. For more information about Douglas Emmett, please visit our website at www.douglasemmett.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $6.51 bn
  • 3M gains: -0.16 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.9 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: +4.98 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.4 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: +7.89 %
  • Avg. Volume: 9.6 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: +0.31 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.3 M

New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (EDU)

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services under the New Oriental brand in the People's Republic of China.The company operates through Language Training and Test Preparation, Primary and Secondary School Education, Online Education, Content Development and Distribution, Pre-School Education, Overseas Study Consulting Services, and Study Tour segments. It offers test preparation courses to students taking language and entrance exams used by educational institutions in the United States, the People's Republic of China, and the Commonwealth countries; and after-school tutoring courses for middle and high school students to achieve better scores on entrance exams for admission into high schools or higher education institutions, as well as for children to teach English. The company also provides language training courses consisting of English, as well as other foreign languages, such as German, Japanese, French, Korean, Italian, and Spanish; operates full-time private primary and secondary boarding school in Yangzhou seeking a full curriculum taught in Chinese and English; develops and edits educational materials for language training and test preparation comprising books, software, CD-ROMs, magazines, and other periodicals; and offers online education programs on its Websites koolearn.com and koo.cn. In addition, it offers overseas studies consulting; pre-school education; and a pilot program that permits third parties in small cities to provide its English and kindergarten programs, as well as overseas study tour services. As of May 31, 2017, the company offered educational programs, services, and products to students through a network of 77 schools, 855 learning centers, and 20 bookstores. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

  • Industry: Other Consumer Services
  • Country: China
  • Market cap: $12.2 bn
  • 3M gains: +11.31 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.3 M

Equity Residential (EQR)

Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties in urban and high-density suburban coastal gateway markets where today's renters want to live, work and play.Equity Residential owns or has investments in 305 properties consisting of 78,611 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $27.01 bn
  • 3M gains: +1.53 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.6 M

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (HDS)

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. operates as an industrial distributor in North America. The company's Facilities Maintenance segment offers electrical and lighting items, plumbing, appliances, janitorial supplies, hardware, kitchen and bath cabinets, window coverings, textiles and guest amenities, healthcare maintenance, and water and wastewater treatment products, as well as heating, ventilating, and air conditioning products.Its Waterworks segment provides pipes, fittings, valves, hydrants, and meters for use in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water and waste-water systems, as well as fire-protection systems; and smart meters, fusible piping solutions, and engineered treatment plant products and services. The company's Construction & Industrial segment offers tilt-up brace systems, forming and shoring systems, concrete chemicals, hand and power tools, cutting tools, rebar, ladders, safety and fall arrest equipment, specialty screws and fasteners, sealants and adhesives, drainage pipes, geo-synthetics, erosion and sediment control equipment, and other engineered materials used in non-residential and residential construction. This segment also provides home improvement solutions, such as light remodeling and construction supplies, kitchen and bath cabinets, windows, plumbing materials, electrical equipment, and other products primarily to small remodeling contractors and trade professionals through local retail outlets. In addition, it offers pre-bid assistance, product submittals, engineering, and tool repair services. It serves contractors, maintenance professionals, home builders, industrial businesses, and government entities through a network of branches and professional sales force, as well as through print catalogs and e-commerce. The company was formerly known as HDS Investment Holding, Inc. and changed its name to HD Supply Holdings, Inc. in April 2013. HD Supply Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Industry: Office Equipment/Supplies/Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $7.74 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.78 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.4 M

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Building Technologies & Solutions and Power Solutions segments.It designs, sells, controls, installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

  • Industry: Other Consumer Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $31.52 bn
  • 3M gains: -2.19 %
  • Avg. Volume: 21.4 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: +3.75 %
  • Avg. Volume: 15.3 M

MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP)

MGM Growth Properties LLC engages in owning, acquiring, and leasing casino resort properties in the United States. It resorts provide casino gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities.As of December 31, 2016, the company's properties include approximately 27,233 hotel rooms, 2.6 million square feet of convention space, 100 retail outlets, 200 food and beverage outlets, and 20 entertainment venues. MGM Growth Properties LLC was founded in 2015 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. MGM Growth Properties LLC operates as a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $9.36 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.77 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.1 M

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company, is an S&P 500 company dedicated to providing stockholders with dependable monthly income.The company is structured as a REIT, and its monthly dividends are supported by the cash flow from over 5,000 real estate properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national commercial tenants. To date, the company has declared 568 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 48-year operating history and increased the dividend 93 times since Realty Income's public listing in 1994 (NYSE: O). The company has in-house acquisition, portfolio management, asset management, credit research, real estate research, legal, finance and accounting, information technology, and capital markets capabilities. Additional information about the company can be obtained from the corporate website at www.realtyincome.com.

  • Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $20.59 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.88 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.5 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 %