Nine Stocks in Rally Mode Being Chased by the Smart Money

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 |  Includes: ADI, CF, CNP, EBAY, FTR, PCG, PNW, RL, SRCL
by: Kapitall

The following is a list of S&P 500 stocks that have seen institutional inflows over the last 3 months (according to data sourced from Reuters). All of these stocks are in an uptrend, i.e. trading above their 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Full analysis below.

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1. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF): Agricultural Chemicals Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 29.42% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 63,890,405 shares, vs. 49,368,431 at the end of March). The stock is currently 6.58% above its 20-day SMA, 18.27% above its 50-day SMA and 5.03% above its 200-day SMA.

2. Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE:RL): Textile Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 16.01% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 67,726,688 shares, vs. 58,380,482 at the end of March). The stock is currently 1.08% above its 20-day SMA, 4.91% above its 50-day SMA and 0.72% above its 200-day SMA.

3. Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR): Telecom Services Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 8.96% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 185,822,912 shares, vs. 170,536,257 at the end of March). The stock is currently 0.29% above its 20-day SMA, 1.66% above its 50-day SMA and 4.45% above its 200-day SMA.

4. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP): Diversified Utilities Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 6.87% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 293,379,413 shares, vs. 274,508,207 at the end of March). The stock is currently 0.44% above its 20-day SMA, 4.39% above its 50-day SMA and 6.56% above its 200-day SMA.

5. Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL): Waste Management Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 4.67% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 88,234,954 shares, vs. 84,299,965 at the end of March). The stock is currently 1.76% above its 20-day SMA, 1.4% above its 50-day SMA and 13.64% above its 200-day SMA.

6. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): Catalog & Mail Order Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 4.54% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 1,035,907,905 shares, vs. 990,912,570 at the end of March). The stock is currently 7.53% above its 20-day SMA, 9.96% above its 50-day SMA and 0.61% above its 200-day SMA.

7. Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE:PNW): Electric Utilities Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 4.13% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 82,172,107 shares, vs. 78,912,715 at the end of March). The stock is currently 1.22% above its 20-day SMA, 5.1% above its 50-day SMA and 10.34% above its 200-day SMA.

8. PG & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): Diversified Utilities Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 3.27% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 45,930 shares, vs. 44,474 at the end of March). The stock is currently 1.9% above its 20-day SMA, 6.22% above its 50-day SMA and 8.8% above its 200-day SMA.

9. Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI): Semiconductor Industry. Institutional investors have boosted holdings by 2.94% over the last 3 months (as a group, they currently own 254,991,086 shares, vs. 247,711,725 at the end of March). The stock is currently 0.55% above its 20-day SMA, 1.12% above its 50-day SMA and 2.73% above its 200-day SMA.

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