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Utilities’ Returns Compared to Other Sectors in 2018

Vincent Kruger
Utilities’ Returns Compared to Other Sectors in 2018

Utilities (XLU) have returned more than 5% and have outperformed broader markets in 2018. We have considered the capital appreciation and dividends paid in a particular period to calculate the total returns. Recently, the technology (XLK) sector witnessed noteworthy weakness. The sector has fallen more than 15% since early October.