|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||130.35 - 131.78|
|52 Week Range||129.50 - 151.29|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.10%|
The normally boring, defensive consumer staples sector has been anything but this year. The Consumer Staples Select SPDR (NYSEArca: XLP), the largest ETF tracking the consumer staples sector, is lower ...
Consumer staples stocks and the related exchange traded funds have been anything but safe this year. For example, the Consumer Staples Select SPDR (NYSEArca: XLP), the largest ETF tracking the consumer ...
I saw an article about sector exchange-traded funds recently. While the author was talking about the 11 different S&P 500 sectors and how you can trade each of them using State Street SPDRs, it got me wondering about all the other sector ETFs to own in the marketplace.
What Boosted the Leading Economic Index in 2017? The Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index) uses the level of new orders in the consumer goods and materials as an important constituent of the LEI. A decreasing level of new orders is a worrying signal for the economy, as the level of retail sales act as a forward indicator for job growth at retail establishments and for companies manufacturing these products.
As we’ve discussed, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) reported its 1Q18 results on January 4. The company’s top line increased 7.9% YoY (year-over-year) to $30.74 billion. “I am pleased that we delivered another strong performance in the first quarter, led by continued prescription volume and market share growth in Retail Pharmacy USA,” said Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and CEO of Walgreens.
New orders for consumer goods and materials give investors an insight into the demand for goods and form an important constituent of the Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index). Changes to…
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) is not a sexy pick. No, these kinds of statistics won’t make VDC a headline grabber, especially in a bull market. While individual stocks are usually a better way to play the market’s dynamic forces, this ETF is a perfect choice for investors that know the value of rock-solid consumer staples stocks, but don’t want to overweight their portfolios with them while the market continues to move higher.
In the latest sign investors are renewing their affinity for defensive sectors, some consumer staples exchange traded funds are seeing significant inflows this month. For example, the Consumer Staples ...
The number of new orders for October increased from a downward revised September reading of 136,014 to 136,268.
According to the September manufacturing new orders report, the number of manufacturers’ new orders for consumer goods and materials continued to increase in September.
The Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index) uses new orders for consumer goods and materials as an important constituent. New orders in any sector give an idea of demand trends.…
Generating income is an ongoing challenge for investors everywhere, whether it’s someone nearing or at retirement, or someone simply looking to extract consistent income from their asset allocation.
New orders for the consumer goods and materials sectors, important leading indicators for any economy, are used for the Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI). Investors in this sector…
Manufacturers’ new orders are one of leading indicators in the Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI).