The Consumer Non-cyclicals sector ranks first out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 1Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Consumer Non-cyclicals sector ranked first. It gets our Very Attractive rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of the 132 stocks in the Consumer Non-cyclicals sector as of January 11, 2019. See a recap of our 4Q18 Sector Ratings here.
Figures 1 and 2 show the five best and worst rated ETFs and mutual funds in the sector. Not all Consumer Non-cyclicals sector ETFs and mutual funds are created the same. The number of holdings varies widely (from 21 to 126). This variation creates drastically different investment implications and, therefore, ratings.