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The following is a list of stocks that are approaching an inflection point, based on moving average trends. For this article, we define an inflection point as the convergence between the 50-day and 200-day moving averages.

When these two moving averages cross, it often represents a shift in investor sentiment. If the 50-day MA moves above the 200-day MA (bullish), it's called a "Golden Cross" signal. If, on the other hand, the 50-day MA crosses below the 200-day MA (bearish), it's called the "Death Cross".

To compile this list, we started with a universe of stocks signaling the "Death Cross", and then narrowed it down to stocks that are being sold by institutional investors over the last three months.

Moving average data sourced from Finviz, institutional data sourced from Reuters.

The list has been sorted by change in institutional ownership over the last three months.

1. Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE): Farm & Construction Machinery Industry. SMA50 at $28.24 vs. SMA200 at $28.79 (current price at $30.76). Institutional investors currently own 16,214,173 shares vs. 17,373,261 shares held three months ago (-6.67% change).

2. American Science & Engineering Inc. (ASEI): Security & Protection Services Industry. SMA50 at $74.08 vs. SMA200 at $74.78 (current price at $77.13). Institutional investors currently own 6,134,112 shares vs. 6,178,162 shares held three months ago (-0.71% change).

3. MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS): Business Services Industry. SMA50 at $58.10 vs. SMA200 at $58.14 (current price at $61.88). Institutional investors currently own 17,323,728 shares vs. 17,390,164 share held three months ago (-0.38% change).

4. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (CTB): Rubber & Plastics Industry. SMA50 at $18.90 vs. SMA200 at $19.35 (current price at $19.80). Institutional investors currently own 58,218,163 shares vs. 58,415,027 shares held three months ago (-0.34% change).

5. Finish Line Inc. (FINL): Apparel Stores Industry. SMA50 at $14.10 vs. SMA200 at $14.17 (current price at $15.52). Institutional investors currently own 50,884,852 shares vs. 50,970,324 shares held three months ago (-0.17% change).

6. MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG): Surety & Title Insurance Industry. SMA50 at $8.38 vs. SMA200 at $8.41 (current price at $10.17). Institutional investors currently own 227,567,941 shares vs. 227,822,294 shares held three months ago (-0.11% change).

7. Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK): Diversified Electronics Industry. SMA50 at $10.44 vs. SMA200 at $10.52 (current price at $10.01). Institutional investors currently own 20,441,864 shares vs. 20,461,531 shares held three months ago (-0.1% change).

8. Popular Inc. (BPOP): Foreign Regional Banks Industry. SMA50 at $2.72 vs. SMA200 at $2.72 (current price at $2.79). Institutional investors currently own 739,650,414 shares vs. 740,190,110 shares held three months ago (-0.07% change).

9. SRA International Inc. (SRX): Information Technology Services Industry. SMA50 at $20.03 vs. SMA200 at $20.38 (current price at $19.35). Institutional investors currently own 40,208,189 shares vs. 40,224,801 shares held three months ago (-0.04% change).

10. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI): Multimedia & Graphics Software Industry. SMA50 at $11.03 vs. SMA200 at $11.06 (current price at $11.43). Institutional investors currently own 427,966,549 shares vs. 428,135,937 shares held three months ago (-0.04% change).

Disclosure: No positions

Source: 10 Stocks Dragged Down by Bearish Momentum and Institutional Selling