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Bearish MACD Stocks Being Sold By The Smart Money

|Includes:AMRI, CMLP, CPL, DF, FMBI, Nutrisystem Inc (NTRI), OSTK, XEC, ZEUS

The following is a list of stocks that have signaled a bearish MACD crossover during recent sessions. Institutional investors seem to think there's more downside to these names, with all of these stocks seeing institutional outflows over the last three months.

Bearish MACD indicator data sourced from Stockcharts, institutional data sourced from Reuters. Full analysis below.



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

1. NutriSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI): Personal Services Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.153. Institutional investors currently own 31,537,875 shares vs. 33,494,374 shares held three months ago (-5.84% change).

2. Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC): Oil & Gas Operations Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 1.137. Institutional investors currently own 73,331,366 shares vs. 75,057,819 shares held three months ago (-2.3% change).

3. Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK): Catalog & Mail Order Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.289. Institutional investors currently own 13,142,870 shares vs. 13,308,994 shares held three months ago (-1.25% change).

4. Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI): Biotechnology & Drugs Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.069. Institutional investors currently own 19,667,126 shares vs. 19,833,077 shares held three months ago (-0.84% change).

5. Inergy, L.P. (NRGY): Oil & Gas Operations Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.545. Institutional investors currently own 23,238,340 shares vs. 23,407,930 shares held three months ago (-0.72% change).

6. Dean Foods, Inc. (NYSE:DF): Food Processing Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.028. Institutional investors currently own 160,115,421 shares vs. 160,853,324 shares held three months ago (-0.46% change).

7. CPFL Energia SA (NYSE:CPL): Electric Utilities Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.7. Institutional investors currently own 5,122,567 shares vs. 5,141,097 shares held three months ago (-0.36% change).

8. Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS): Fabricated Products Industry. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.44. Institutional investors currently own 9,657,245 shares vs. 9,680,460 shares held three months ago (-0.24% change).

9. First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI): Regional Bank. Daily MACD Line(12,26,9) at 0.169. Institutional investors currently own 58,989,384 shares vs. 59,124,750 shares held three months ago (-0.23% change).


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Stocks: NTRI, XEC, OSTK, AMRI, CMLP, DF, CPL, ZEUS, FMBI