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Consumer Discretionary

Companies in the Consumer Discretionary sector manufacture goods or provide services that people want but, don't necessarily need, such as high-definition televisions, new cars, and family vacations.

All Consumer Discretionary investments from Fidelity

Our selection of sector- and industry-level mutual funds can help you gain the exposure you're looking for. We also offer sector mutual funds and sector ETFs from other leading asset managers.

Sector mutual fund Fidelity Select Consumer Discretionary Portfolio (FSCPX)
Sector ETF Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index ETF (FDIS)
Industry-targeted mutual funds Fidelity Select Automotive Portfolio (FSAVX)
Fidelity Select Leisure Portfolio (FDLSX)
Fidelity Select Multimedia Portfolio (FBMPX)
Fidelity Select Retailing Portfolio (FSRPX)
Fidelity Select Construction & Housing Portfolio (FSHOX)

Research Consumer Discretionary at Fidelity

Our in-depth research can help you better understand the industries and companies that make up this sector, with timely performance data and powerful stock, mutual fund, and ETF screeners.

Companies in this sector*

  • Toyota Motor Corp. (TM)
  • Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)
  • Walt Disney Co. (DIS)
  • Home Depot Inc. (HD)
  • McDonald's Corp. (MCD)

See more companies in this sector.

Fidelity fund manager insights

consumer-staples-manager Watch fund manager Gordon Scott discuss the Fidelity Select Consumer Discretionary fund, his investment process, and his outlook for the sector.

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Fidelity Viewpoints®

Our Viewpoints articles provide perspective from Fidelity on the markets and economy, investing, and personal finance.

  • A growth option

    Billions of people are moving up the economic ladder, which can benefit consumer stocks.
  • Consider auto stocks

    Green technology automobile component suppliers could benefit from growing demand.
  • Discretionary sector

    Companies in this group continue to generate moderate year-over-year earnings growth.
  • Sector ideas

    Consider looking into stocks in the biotech, cloud computing, and fast-fashion industries.

Next steps

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Before investing in any mutual fund or exchange traded fund, you should consider its investment objective, risks, charges and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus, offering circular or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information. Read it carefully.

Investment decisions should be based on an individual’s own goals, time horizon, and tolerance for risk.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Stock markets, especially foreign markets, are volatile and can decline significantly in response to adverse issuer, political, regulatory, market, or economic developments. Sector funds can be more volatile because of their narrow concentration in a specific industry.

* Represents the five companies in this sector with the largest market capitalizations, as of 09/23/2013.