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Best And Worst Industries: Taking A Closer Look At 200-Day Moving Averages

Contextuall analyzed moving average data for more than 4200 companies, and combined these data points to arrive at an industry view of longer-term moving average trends. The following is a list of high momentum industries, based on the 200-day simple moving average (SMA200)).

Industries that are rallying (up momentum over the long-term) tend to trade above the SMA200, while industries that are declining (down momentum over the long-term) tend to trade below the SMA200.

We've created this list of upper and lower extremes, based on long-term momentum trends of more than 220 industries.

To access a list of all the stocks in the relevant industries, click on any of the links. (Premium Members: Got a comment? Let us know in the comment section on the right of this page)

Industries With The Highest Number of Stocks Trading Above The SMA200 (Rallying Momentum)

Air Service Companies: 7/7 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
Cigarettes: 7/7 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
Home Health Care: 7/7 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
Residential REITs: 25/26 stocks above SMA200 (96.15%)
Residential Construction: 15/16 stocks above SMA200 (93.75%)
Retail REITs: 29/31 stocks above SMA200 (93.55%)
Industrial Property REITs: 14/15 stocks above SMA200 (93.33%)
Healthcare Facilities REITs: 10/11 stocks above SMA200 (90.91%)
Water Utilities: 10/11 stocks above SMA200 (90.91%)
Regional Banks: 34/38 stocks above SMA200 (89.47%)

Industries With The Lowest Number of Stocks Trading Above The SMA200 (Bearish Momentum)

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: 1/7 stocks above SMA200 (14.29%)
Aluminum: 1/6 stocks above SMA200 (16.67%)
Education & Training Services: 5/27 stocks above SMA200 (18.52%)
Meat Products: 2/8 stocks above SMA200 (25%)
Electronics Wholesale: 2/8 stocks above SMA200 (25%)
Technical Services: 4/15 stocks above SMA200 (26.67%)
Networking & Communication Devices: 4/14 stocks above SMA200 (28.57%)
Data Storage Devices: 5/17 stocks above SMA200 (29.41%)
Steel & Iron: 8/27 stocks above SMA200 (29.63%)
Machine Tools & Accessories: 3/10 stocks above SMA200 (30%)

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.