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Thursday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Healthcare

By Market News Video Staff, Thursday, December 3, 2:31 PM ET
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Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Thursday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.8% loss. Within the sector, Entergy Corp (NYSE:ETR) and Pinnacle West Capital Corp (NYSE:PNW) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 2.0% and 1.5%, respectively. Among utilities ETFs, one ETF following the sector is the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLU), which is down 0.9% on the day, and down 0.04% year-to-date. Entergy Corp, meanwhile, is down 8.03% year-to-date, and Pinnacle West Capital Corp, is down 5.68% year-to-date. Combined, ETR and PNW make up approximately 4.1% of the underlying holdings of XLU.

The next worst performing sector is the Healthcare sector, showing a 0.2% loss. Among large Healthcare stocks, DaVita Inc (NYSE:DVA) and DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY) are the most notable, showing a loss of 3.1% and 1.9%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Healthcare stocks is the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV), which is down 0.1% in midday trading, and up 10.49% on a year-to-date basis. DaVita Inc, meanwhile, is up 39.92% year-to-date, and DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc, is down 6.93% year-to-date. Combined, DVA and XRAY make up approximately 0.5% of the underlying holdings of XLV.

Comparing these stocks and ETFs on a trailing twelve month basis, below is a relative stock price performance chart, with each of the symbols shown in a different color as labeled in the legend at the bottom:

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Here's a snapshot of how the S&P 500 components within the various sectors are faring in afternoon trading on Thursday. As you can see, seven sectors are up on the day, while two sectors are down.

Sector% Change
Consumer Products+1.3%
Technology & Communications+0.5%

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