Sector: Consumer Cyclicals

Performances and investment outlooks for the Consumer Cyclicals sector and its industries.

Sector/

Industry

Index Value % of S&P 1500 % Price Change For

Rankings

5(Best) to 1(Worst)

Analyst Rec.

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1 Wk 13 Wks YTD '99 5 Yrs. STARS Relative Strength
Consumer Cyclicals 199.28 8.83 2.18 12.31 6.11 –17.8 14.13 3.19 4 Marketweight
Auto Parts & Equipment 90.71 0.3 2.7 14.07 15.52 –24.17 –2.76 2.29 3 -
Automobiles 186.53 0.64 1.33 5 13.19 –23.82 12.89 2 2 -
Building Materials 82.62 0.1 –0.59 27.12 –6.59 –21.22 –2.19 3.74 3 -
Consumer (Jewelry, Novelties & Gifts) 64.68 0.03 2.71 9.18 15.06 –29.88 –8.5 1 3 -
Footwear 153.87 0.15 –4.13 26.05 –4.7 30.04 10.19 3.13 5 +
Gaming, Lottery & Parimutuel Companies 134.35 0.11 –0.01 3.56 7.02 26.49 2.15 3.33 3 0
Hardware & Tools 137.29 0.06 2.52 31.89 14.35 –12.87 6.13 2.52 4 -
Homebuilding 150.69 0.13 2.62 17.95 6.15 53.55 9.76 3.69 5 +
Household Furnishings & Appliances 150.47 0.11 1.95 29.69 11.51 –19.12 8.32 2.09 4 -
Leisure Time (Products) 121.1 0.28 3.8 8.99 16.05 –6.16 2.42 2.43 3 0
Lodging-Hotels 116.69 0.32 –1.69 21.67 4.78 –19.36 –1.01 3.17 5 0
Publishing 187.8 0.19 –1.92 0.26 –1.43 5.44 13.68 3.83 2 +
Publishing (Newspapers) 223.7 0.44 2.78 14.99 4.23 –13.24 16 3.08 3 0
Retail (Building Supplies) 343.67 0.99 –1.65 14.98 –1.12 –30.77 30.11 2.86 2 0
Retail (Computers & Electronics) 306.17 0.2 2.22 0.9 25.05 –39.04 23.08 3.36 1 -
Retail (Department Stores) 147.49 0.43 6.62 30.93 19.3 –0.2 6.53 2.97 5 0
Retail (Discounters) 282.98 0.15 2.43 13.43 13.08 –7.99 19.18 2.66 3 0
Retail (General Merchandise) 391.16 2.37 4.05 11.02 1.53 –20.6 31.26 3.78 4 0
Retail (Home Shopping) 127.13 0.01 –2.62 –1.68 25.05 –32.32 2.73 1 2 -
Retail (Specialty) 123.26 0.36 2.48 12.22 15.86 –16.47 3.51 2.99 3 0
Retail (Specialty-Apparel) 379.48 0.41 7.37 9.52 17.19 –28.89 26.82 3.08 4 -
Services (Advertising/Marketing) 306.95 0.29 0.38 4.4 –0.79 –11.44 24.36 3.93 3 +
Services (Commercial & Consumer) 97.42 0.52 0.74 7.68 4.01 –7.53 –0.31 3.63 3 0
Textiles (Apparel) 122.92 0.11 4.14 20.42 12.8 10.36 3.52 3.39 5 0
Textiles (Home Furnishings) 112.75 0.02 1.92 16.18 7.07 –1.42 5.36 3 4 -
Textiles (Specialty) 36.9 0 7.7 9.33 12.49 –37.86 –18.12 3 2 -

Sector STARS: The weighted averages of company STARS in the sector or industry. A higher number is better.

Relative Strength: The index's 6-month performance versus the S&P 1500. A higher number is better.

Recommendations: Industry outlooks are S&P analysts' investment outlooks for index and non-index companies. Sector weightings reflect Standard & Poor's Investment Policy Committee input.

Sector: Consumer Cyclicals
The Relative Strength Graph represents the sector's 52-week price performance vs. that of the S&P 1500 Super Composite. If the purple line moves below 100, the sector is underperforming the market, and if it moves above 100, the sector Is outperforming the market.

The S&P 1500 Super Composite normalized at 100

The sector's 52-week price performance

The relative-strength trend line over the last 200 days

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