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The following is an overview of institutional buying and selling of S&P 500 stocks over the last 3 months. All data has been sourced from FinViz.

Sector Overview: Institutional Transactions Over Last 3 Months

By averaging institutional transactions by sector, it becomes clear that institutions held steady over the last 3 months. Utilities, Tech and Basic Materials saw the largest inflows from institutional investors.

  • Basic Materials: 0.40% (based on 57 stocks)
  • Conglomerates: -0.20% (based on 6 stocks)
  • Consumer Goods: 0.23% (based on 60 stocks)
  • Financial: 0.015% (based on 80 stocks)
  • Healthcare: 0.025% (based on 43 stocks)
  • Industrial Goods: 0.36% (based on 40 stocks)
  • Services: 0.04% (based on 101 stocks)
  • Technology: 0.37% (based on 78 stocks)
  • Utilities: 0.49% (based on 35 stocks)

Top 10 Positive Changes In Institutional Ownership Over Last 3 Months

  • FMC Corp. (FMC): 14.66%
  • Safeway Inc. (SWY): 12.25%
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD): 10.24%
  • Tesoro Corporation (TSO): 9.8%
  • Equifax Inc. (EFX): 8.99%
  • Micron Technology Inc. (MU): 8.52%
  • Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR): 7.89%
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM): 7.37%
  • Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC): 6.8%
  • PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI): 6.04%

Top 10 Negative Changes In Institutional Ownership Over Last 3 Months

  • MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (PCS): -21%
  • AutoNation Inc. (AN): -20.72%
  • XL Group plc (XL): -13.84%
  • AutoZone Inc. (AZO): -12.93%
  • Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR): -10.79%
  • AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS): -10.03%
  • E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC): -7.7%
  • King Pharmaceuticals Inc. (KG): -5.97%
  • ACE Limited (ACE): -5.94%
  • Massey Energy Co. (MEE): -5.92%

Disclosure: No positions

Source: Top Institutional Buys and Sells Over Past 3 Months