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Consumer Defensive Stocks Now Heated But Opportunities Remain

Tobacco and alcohol look attractive.

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The consumer defensive sector trailed the broader market’s impressive rebound this quarter, generating an 11.8% return compared with the market’s 23.1% gain through June 23.

Consumer defensive has underperformed the broader market. - source: Morningstar

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