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  • Momentum Trends: Top 10 And Bottom 10 Industries (By 20-Day Moving Average) 0 comments
    Aug 8, 2012 6:20 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 20-day simple moving average (SMA20)).

    Industries that are rallying (up momentum) tend to trade above the SMA20, while industries that are declining (down momentum) tend to trade below the SMA20.

    After sorting through momentum of more than 220 industries, we've created this list of upper and lower extremes.

    To access a complete list of stocks used to arrive at the overall industry value, click on any of the links.

    Industries With The Highest Number of Stocks Trading Above The SMA20 (Upward Momentum)

    Air Service Companies: 7/7 stocks above SMA20 (100%)
    Cable TV Industry: 15/15 stocks above SMA20 (100%)
    Foreign Banks: 10/10 stocks above SMA20 (100%)
    General Contractors: 6/6 stocks above SMA20 (100%)
    Jewelry Stores: 6/6 stocks above SMA20 (100%)
    Trucks & Other Vehicles: 8/8 stocks above SMA20 (100%)
    Major Integrated Oil & Gas: 17/18 stocks above SMA20 (94.44%)
    Conglomerates: 16/17 stocks above SMA20 (94.12%)
    Auto Dealerships: 10/11 stocks above SMA20 (90.91%)
    Security Software & Services: 9/10 stocks above SMA20 (90%)

    Bearish Momentum Industries: Lowest Number of Stocks Trading Above The SMA20

    Major Airlines: 0/6 stocks above SMA20 (0%)
    Residential REITs: 2/26 stocks above SMA20 (7.69%)
    Housewares & Accessories: 1/7 stocks above SMA20 (14.29%)
    Consumer Services: 1/7 stocks above SMA20 (14.29%)
    Drug Delivery: 2/9 stocks above SMA20 (22.22%)
    Diagnostic Substances: 3/13 stocks above SMA20 (23.08%)
    Computer Peripherals: 4/14 stocks above SMA20 (28.57%)
    Biotechnology: 46/141 stocks above SMA20 (32.62%)
    Surety & Title Insurance: 2/6 stocks above SMA20 (33.33%)
    Sporting Goods: 2/6 stocks above SMA20 (33.33%)

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