1. Home
  2. >
  3. sectors
  4. Consumer Durables Sector

    Durable goods are companies that produce products that are designed to last for a long time. Traditionally, anything that is designed to last for more than three years is considered a durable good.

    The durables goods sector represents big ticket items. When consumers are purchasing these items, it usually indicates that they are confident with their financial situation. In a recession, consumers will cut back on the purchase of durable goods.

    Durable goods purchased by consumers, may foreshadow an increase or a decrease in industrial production. Therefore, a rise in the profits of consumer durable sector stocks, is considered a positive leading indicator for the economy. A drop is considered a negative leading indicator.

    Consumer Durables Sector Industries

    Popular Consumer Durables Sector Stocks

    Data taken from NASDAQ website