Stock market performance

Stock market performance

Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite project aims to track how a defined set of companies perform against stock market indices. Tracking a data set of more than 100 companies across 12 key industries and comparing their performance against major stock exchanges, our analysis highlights how companies with a strong brand focus and deep bench of trademark expertise perform economically.

Stock market performance

WTR Brand Elite analysis: September 2022

September was a challenging month in the stock markets, with the WTR Brand Elite dropping eight points and hitting its lowest level since October 2020.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: August 2022

Stock market volatility continued in August, despite being a positive month for media companies.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: July 2022

The stock markets bounced back in July, providing good news for brands in multiple sectors. But reputational challenges persist for energy companies.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: June 2022

A rocky month in the stock markets saw the WTR Brand Elite drop eight points through June. The index is now at its lowest value since November 2020.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: May 2022

The WTR Brand Elite dropped a point in the month ending 31 May, as stock markets around the world returned mixed results. Companies in the energy sector, though, had a strong month.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: April 2022

The WTR Brand Elite slumped seven points in the month ending 30 April, falling to its lowest level since February 2021.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: March 2022

While our indices of brand-focused companies lost ground to other stock market indices, there were a number of industries that performed well.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2022

The WTR Brand Elite tumbled nine points in the month ending 28 February, hitting its lowest level in a year.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: January 2022

The WTR Brand Elite indices fell four points in the month ending 31 January, mirroring the performance of a number of major stock markets. Among the overall computing and software group, Microsoft dropped 27 points (albeit from a three-year high at the end of December) and Salesforce was down 20 points.

WTR Brand Elite analysis: December 2021

The WTR Brand Elite indices rose five points in the month ending 31 December, hitting its highest level since we started tracking the indices four years ago.

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