Since stocks peaked on June 12th, the worst performing sectors have been those that are, for the most part, economically sensitive, including energy, materials, and industrials.
Meanwhile, defensive groups such as health care and consumer staples have held their own.
Among the relative standouts: information technology shares, which gained 45.6% during the run from the March lows to the June highs, but which have since given back only 3.5%.
|Sector||% Chg from 6/12||% Chg from 3/9 Low – 6/12 High|
|S&P 500 Index||-5.45%||39.86%|
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