Feb 12, 2014 ... Consumer staples stocks have always been known as stalwart anchors for the
majority of dividend equity portfolios.
Sep 15, 2016 ... Lower energy prices: Consumer staples companies typically have tight margins,
and a reduction in energy prices over the last two years should ...
May 29, 2014 ... Two of the sectors, Consumer Staples and Utilities, are non-cyclical stocks ...
When the economy is growing, these stocks tend to lag behind, ...
Aug 5, 2015 ... But recent performance in the consumer staples sector hasn't been easy to
capture as a sector bet. ... Even two of Warren Buffett's all-time favorite consumer
stocks—and two ... of doing themselves what others might do to them," Ramey
said. ... Mushkin said two big trends are at play in the Kroger success.
consumer discretionary and industrials ... Economic growth rates slow to “stall
speed” against .... consumer discretionary stocks have beaten the broader market
May 17, 2011 ... The big gainers of the bull market, such as tech stocks, commodities and
materials companies, are fading. ... The once-lagging but now hard-charging
areas of the market are health care stocks, companies that sell consumer staples
such ... The common theme: The new market darlings sell stuff that people ...
Jan 31, 2014 ... But that doesn't mean you should shun consumer staples as we move ... by a few
percentage points despite the consumer staples sector lagging last year. ... my O'
Shaughnessy-inspired model still thinks it's a good value play.
Aug 12, 2016 ... The consensus seems to be that investors are viewing them as a ... With the
consumer staples sector we have a situation where a slow-growing ... Yet
consumer staples stocks are reaching all-time highs. ... into the trap of playing
around with betas and interest rates and the like in order to justify a valuation.
Consumer Discretionary (XLY). -0.23%. Consumer Staples (XLP). -0.45% ... S&P
500. Instantly view which SPDRs are leading or lagging the broader market.
Dec 9, 2015 ... ... Quizzes · Videos · Columns · Personal Finance Basics · Economic Outlooks ...
Meanwhile, small-capitalization stocks, after lagging large caps over the past five
years, ... record of hiking dividends and the ability to continue raising them. ... of
its assets in defensive consumer-staples a...