The S&P 500 Consumer Staples sector is a classification of stocks in the S&P 500 index that are associated with the production and sale of essential household goods and goods that consumers tend to buy regardless of economic conditions. This sector includes companies involved in the production and sale of food, beverages, personal care products, cleaning products, and other household goods. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples sector is often considered a defensive sector, as the products and services it provides tend to be in demand even during economic downturns. The sector is used as a benchmark for the performance of consumer staple stocks and is considered a barometer of the overall health of the consumer staple industry.
S&P 500 Consumer Staples
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