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  • Long-Term Moving Average Trends: The Best And Worst Performing Industries 0 comments
    Aug 29, 2012 10:22 PM

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

    In general, a stock is exhibiting upward momentum if it's trading above the SMA200. To the contrary, downward momentum occurs if the price is trading 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.

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

    Air Service Companies: 7/7 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
    Cigarettes: 7/7 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
    Home Health Care: 6/6 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
    Jewelry Stores: 6/6 stocks above SMA200 (100%)
    Regional Banks: 41/42 stocks above SMA200 (97.62%)
    Residential REITs: 25/26 stocks above SMA200 (96.15%)
    Office REITs: 22/23 stocks above SMA200 (95.65%)
    Regional Banks: 20/21 stocks above SMA200 (95.24%)
    Regional Banks: 36/38 stocks above SMA200 (94.74%)
    Residential Construction: 15/16 stocks above SMA200 (93.75%)

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

    Education & Training Services: 4/27 stocks above SMA200 (14.81%)
    Aluminum: 1/6 stocks above SMA200 (16.67%)
    Air Delivery & Freight Services: 2/10 stocks above SMA200 (20%)
    Steel & Iron: 7/28 stocks above SMA200 (25%)
    Meat Products: 2/8 stocks above SMA200 (25%)
    Auto Manufacturers: 2/8 stocks above SMA200 (25%)
    Industrial Metals & Minerals: 17/67 stocks above SMA200 (25.37%)
    Technical Services: 4/15 stocks above SMA200 (26.67%)
    Regional Airlines: 3/11 stocks above SMA200 (27.27%)
    Marketing Services: 3/11 stocks above SMA200 (27.27%)

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

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