Year-to-Date Weekly Chart
For the week ended 09/20/2019 FMAT closed at $32.44. The first weekly close of the year was at $28.87 which makes the latest close 12.4% higher in the latest week than early this year.
The price for FMAT which represents the Materials sector has ranged from a low of $29.39 to $33.13. This puts the latest close 2.1% below the high for the year and 10.4% 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 12.4% for the year, which is under performing the market by 5.8%, which is up by 18.2% so far this year.
The Materials Sector contains stocks of companies whose primary business is in the discovery, development and processing of raw materials. Industries within this sector include mining, metal refining, chemical and forestry products.
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