Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Here is a weekly recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector (holding weightings %, YTD % and % of portfolio in top 10 holdings) followed by sector heat map as earnings growth decelerating gradually. Stocks in heat map are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each picture to zoom in. Below is a look ahead of this week’s action on Wall Street provided by CNBC:

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The S&P 500 (SPY) inched up +0.05% this past week. Sector decliners led advancers 6 to 5 as shown below in the sector graph. Energy (XLE) led decliners down with a -3.01% loss. Financials (XLF) and materials (XLB) also had 1% or more losses. Communication services (XLC), consumer discretionary (XLY) and healthcare (XLV) each lost less than 1%. Utilities (XLU) led advancers with a +2.07% gain. Technology (XLK), real estate (XLRE), industrials (XLI) and consumer staples (XLP) each had gains of more than 1%.

The Dow Jones index rose +0.34% this past week. The Nasdaq added +0.66%.

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

The tech sector leads overall market higher on Monday. Market climbs preceding Presidential address on Tuesday. Stocks finish lower following earnings on Wednesday. China trade fears resurface on Thursday. Persisting trade fears drag stocks lower on Friday.

Key Takeaways…

I trok the following CNBC screenshots this past week regarding Q1 earnings estimates, global rally rolls on and getting too pricey:

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Credit: Sector Graph provided by Sector SPDR app. Sector breakdown provided by Charles Schwab. Sector heat map provided by finviz. Information Credit: News Headlines and quotes were taken from CNBC in the writing of this post.

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S&P 500 Sector Graph

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

S&P 500 (SPY)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Communication Services (XLC)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Energy (XLE)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Financials (XLF)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Real Estate (XLRE)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Healthcare (XLV)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Industrials (XLI)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Materials (XLB)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Technology (XLK)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

Utilities (XLU)

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

Earnings Growth Decelerating Gradually

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