Consumer Discretionary

The Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses those industries that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles. Its manufacturing segment includes automotive, household durable goods, textiles & apparel and leisure equipment. The services segment includes hotels, restaurants and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing and services.

Reasons to Invest in the Consumer Discretionary Sector

  • Sector performance generally tied to the health of the overall economy
  • Part of a sector rotation strategy (i.e., early part of the economic cycle)
  • Potential exposure to a secular investing theme, such as growth in high-end brands

Today's Top 10 Performing Consumer Discretionary Stocks

  • as of 04:05 PM ET 04/24/2014
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Symbol Security Type Price Performance Today Equity Summary Score
APP Common Stock +11.00%
DHI Common Stock +8.34%
MHO Common Stock +8.73%
MOD Common Stock +8.77%
SPWH Common Stock +8.13%
DAVE Common Stock +6.02%
GPI Common Stock +6.87%
JAKK Common Stock +7.10%
RENT Common Stock +5.86%
BID Common Stock +5.14%
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Today's Top 10 includes stocks with a market capitalization greater than $100 million. Price performance today - percent change is scheduled for calculation once per minute and is based on delayed price if not logged in. If the market is closed, percentage price change is based on last trading day closing price. The Equity Summary Score is provided for informational purposes only.

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