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2 Industrial Sector Dogs Forge +20% October Upsides; 2% & 6% Downsides

Nov. 10, 2013 12:00 PM ETABBNY, AP, ASEI, BGGSQ, CAT, DHI, JHX, LMT, MDC, NNBR, POPE, RSG, RTX, SWK, WM, WY, SUN2 Comments

This end of month report tallied results from here as verified using Yahoo Finance data for industrial goods sector as of market closing prices November 1 along with analyst mean target price results one year hence. The comparison found 2 residential construction firms hammering out 22.44% and 29.55% price upsides.

MDC Holdings Inc. (MDC) the Denver based builder with 22.44% showed the lower upside of the two. At the top, DR Horton, Inc. (DHI) the Fort Worth, TX based firm forged a 29.55% upside to lead the two. Eight more industrial goods dogs back in the pack showed 7.67% to 17.05% price upsides.

On the downside, two stocks exhibited pending price slumps of 2.56% and 6.31% based on 1 yr. analyst mean target pricing. Raytheon Co. (RTN), the Waltham, MA based aerospace/defense firm presented the weakest bearish sentiment while American Science & Engineering Inc. (ASEI), a Billerica, MA based inspection & detection product firm measured 6.31% to the downside to most tempt hungry bears.

The chart above used one year mean target price set by brokerage analysts matched against November 1 closing price to compare ten sector stocks showing the highest upside price potential into 2014 out of 20 selected by yield. The number of analysts providing price estimates was noted after the name for each stock. Three to nine analysts were considered optimal for a valid mean target price estimate.

This series of articles started applying dog dividend methodology in the fall of 2011 to reveal possible buy opportunities in each of eight major market sectors listed by Yahoo Finance: basic materials (BasMats), consumer goods (ConGo), financials (Fins), healthcare (Heal), industrial goods (IndiGo), services (Svcs), technology (Tec), and utilities (Utes).

This report presumed yield (dividend / price) dividend dog methodology applied to any sector and compared that sector side by side with the

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Comments (2)

Norman Tweed profile picture
Thanks Fredrik Arnold for this update on 2 Industrial Sector Dogs. I note that you show CAT to have a 7.67% upside. I am glad that this poor beleaguered purchase of mine last year is finally projected to rise. In addition, you show RTN having a 2.56% downside. After the run this year +53.12% with dividends reinvested, it may be time for a pause.
Fredrik Arnold profile picture
Thanks Norman Tweed for reading and commenting on CAT and RTN. Wall St. Wizards pick CAT to run up higher and RTN as past it's peak. We'll see....
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