Year-to-Date Weekly Chart
Consumer Discretionary Sector
For the week ended 09/20/2019 FDIS closed at $45.88. The first weekly close of the year was at $39.13 which makes the latest close 17.3% higher in the latest week than early this year.
The price for FDIS which represents the Consumer Discretionary sector has ranged from a low of $40.50 to $47.56. This puts the latest close 3.5% below the high for the year and 13.3% above the low for the year.
For the purpose of comparison, the S&P 500 index closed the last week at 2,992.07. This weeks' close was 1.2% below this years high and 16.1% above this years low.
The sector is up roughly 17.3% for the year, which is under performing the market by 0.9%, which is up by 18.2% so far this year.
The Consumer Discretionary Sector contains companies where the products and services sold by these companies are considered to be non-essential products but are desirable enough if income is available to purchase them. These products and services include things like durable goods, apparel, entertainment, leisure and automobiles.
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