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Sector Rankings

Nov 05 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Nov 5, 2021

Three groups bumped up to Attractive this month, Insurance Brokers, Thrifts & Mortgage Finance, and Oil & Gas Exploration & Production.

Oct 07 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Oct 7, 2021

Financials, Information Technology, Health Care, and Consumer Discretionary occupy 19 of the 24 seats in the Attractive range at present. Cyclical groups have ranked well since last fall and continue to do so, while Growth-oriented themes have also recently made a comeback—with Health Care returning to the top five of our sector ranks back in August. 

Sep 08 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Sep 8, 2021

Financials, Information Technology, and Consumer Discretionary remain at the top of our sector scores. Health Care advanced up to 4th from 6th. Communication Services and Materials both dropped one spot moving to 5th and 6th, respectively. Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities are the three-worst rated, which has been the case for over a year.

Aug 06 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Aug 6, 2021

Financials and Consumer Discretionary remain at the top of our sector rankings. Materials dropped out of the top three to 5th, along with Industrials moving from 4th to 7th. Information Technology and Communication Services moved in tandem to the 3rd and 4th spots, from 5th and 6th, respectively. Energy, Real Estate, and Utilities are the three-worst rated, which has been the case for over a year.

Jul 08 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Jul 8, 2021

Financials, Consumer Discretionary, and Materials remain as the top-three sectors. Consumer Staples dropped for the second consecutive month, now rated 8th out of the eleven broad sectors; Health Care bumped up to 7th from 8th. Energy, Real Estate, and Utilities are the three-worst rated, which has been the case for over a year.

Jun 05 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Jun 5, 2021

Financials, Materials, and Consumer Discretionary maintained their positions as the top three sectors. Industrials improved from 7th to 4th place, ousting Info Tech down to #5. Consumer Staples dropped two spots to rank 7th out of the eleven broad sectors. Health Care kept its place at #8, while Energy, Real Estate, and Utilities maintain their one-plus-year reign as the three worst.

May 07 2021

Sector Rankings

  • May 7, 2021

Financials remains at the top, and Materials strengthened to #2 (it ranked #6 as recently as March). Consumer Discretionary moved back up to 3rd place. Info Tech dropped to 4th—the first time it has ranked below the top-three since October 2019. Health Care continued its trend of deterioration and is now the eighth-lowest-rated of the eleven broad sectors. Energy, Real Estate, and Utilities are the three-worst-ranked sectors—a distinction they have now maintained for roughly a year.

Apr 08 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Apr 8, 2021

Financials and Information Technology remained in the top-two spots this month, with Materials moving up from 6th to displace Consumer Discretionary as the 3rd highest rated. Health Care logged the biggest drop in the ratings, moving from 4th down to 7th. Energy, Real Estate, and Utilities maintained their status quo as the three-worst-ranked sectors—now approaching almost a full year at the bottom.

Mar 05 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Mar 5, 2021

The top-rated sectors are unchanged this month, with Financials, Information Technology, and Consumer Discretionary rounding out the top-three spots. Health Care moved up from the 6th rank to 4th. Consumer Staples logged the biggest drop in the ratings, moving from 5th spot to 7th this month. Energy, Real Estate, and Utilities maintained their status quo as the three-worst-ranked sectors—now tallying the tenth-consecutive month at the bottom.

Feb 05 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Feb 5, 2021

Financials jumped from 5th place to 1st this month—the first time Financials has been the highest-rated since February 2020. Information Technology, Consumer Discretionary, and Communication Services round out the top.

Jan 08 2021

Sector Rankings

  • Jan 8, 2021

Information Technology (1st) and Health Care (3rd) continued their long-time status among the top-three-rated sectors (out of eleven broad sectors). Communication Services bumped up to 2nd from 4th; it has not been among the top three since September. Consumer Discretionary moved down one spot to 4th. That sector has been rotating in-and-out of the top-three zone on a regular basis. This is the eighth consecutive month with Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities sharing the bottom-three sector ranks.

Dec 05 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Dec 5, 2020

We saw only slight movement among the sector rankings. Health Care, Information Technology, and Consumer Discretionary remained the top-three rated sectors (out of eleven total). The biggest movers this month were (1) Financials moving from the 8th spot to 6th, and (2) Industrials swapping from 6th to 8th. The bottom-three rated sectors, Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities are the same as last month, with Energy returning to the bottom.

Nov 06 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Nov 6, 2020

There continues to be little movement among the sector rankings. While Health Care, Information Technology, and Consumer Discretionary remained the top-three rated sectors (out of eleven total), Consumer Staples and Communication Services swapped spots this month and moved into 4th and 5th, respectively. The bottom-three rated sectors, Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities are the same as last month, with Energy returning to the bottom.

Oct 07 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Oct 7, 2020

 

There was little movement among the sector rankings. While Health Care and Information Technology remained the top-two rated sectors (out of eleven total), Consumer Discretionary jumped to the 3rd spot from 5th. Communication Services and Consumer Staples each dropped one position to move into 4th and 5th place, respectively. The bottom-three rated sectors, Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities are unchanged.

Sep 05 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Sep 5, 2020

There was some movement among the sector rankings. While Health Care, Information Technology, and Communication Services remained the top-three rated sectors (out of eleven total), Consumer Staples advanced to the 4th spot from 6th and Financials dropped to the 8th position from 5th. The bottom-three rated sectors, Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities are the same as last month.

Aug 06 2020

Sector Rankings With Attractive/High Neutral And Unattractive Industry Groups

  • Aug 6, 2020

There was no movement among the sector rankings. Health Care, Communication Services, and Information Technology are the top-three rated sectors (out of eleven total). The bottom-three rated sectors are Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities.

Jul 08 2020

Sector Rankings With Attractive/High Neutral And Unattractive Industry Groups

  • Jul 8, 2020

There was minimal movement among the sector rankings. The only two to shift positions were Industrials and Materials, with the former dropping to 8th from 7th place and the latter rising to 7th place from 8th. Health Care, Communication Services, and Information Technology are the top-three rated sectors (out of eleven total). The bottom-three rated sectors are Real Estate, Energy, and Utilities.

Jun 05 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Jun 5, 2020

For the third consecutive month, Health Care, Communication Services, and Information Technology remain the top-three rated sectors (out of eleven total). Materials moved up to 7th place from 9th, while Utilities declined from 8th place to last, with Real Estate and Energy the next lowest rated.

May 07 2020

Sector Rankings

  • May 7, 2020

For the second consecutive month, Health Care, Communication Services, and Information Technology remain the top-three rated sectors. Consumer Discretionary and Financials swapped spots and are ranked 4th and 5th, respectively. Real Estate joined Materials and Energy to rank at the bottom.

Apr 07 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Apr 7, 2020

For the third consecutive month, Health Care and Information Technology remain among the top three rated sectors. Financials dropped from second to fourth and Communication Services took its spot as #2 (up from 5th). Consumer Staples has improved to 6th from the 8th position. Utilities, Materials, and Energy continue to rank at the bottom.

Mar 06 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Mar 6, 2020

For the second consecutive month, the top-three rated sectors are Health Care, Financials, and Information Technology. Real Estate has improved to 6th from the 8th lowest and is now more attractive than Industrials and Consumer Staples sectors. Utilities and Energy have ranked among the three-lowest rated positions for twelve consecutive months; they are joined by Materials—which has ranked among the bottom-four spots for twelve months running.

Feb 06 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Feb 6, 2020

The top-three rated sectors are Financials, Health Care, and Information Technology, the same as last month. Real Estate moved out of the bottom three rankings after a one-month stay and Materials edged back in following its one-month respite. Utilities and Energy round out the bottom, which have placed among the lowest rated now for eleven consecutive months.

Jan 07 2020

Sector Rankings

  • Jan 7, 2020

The top-two rated sectors are Financials and Information Technology. Health Care advanced to rank #3, while Communication Services—among the top-three positions since July—was bumped down to #5. Real Estate, which ranked highly in the top three just six months ago, deteriorated to the 9th lowest (out of eleven broad sectors). Materials edged out of the bottom three ranks after nine consecutive months, while Utilities and Energy have now been among the bottom three positions for ten months in a row.

Dec 06 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Dec 6, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Information Technology, Financials, and Communication Services. Health Care rose from sixth of eleven to the fourth-highest-rated. This is the ninth consecutive month in which Utilities, Materials, and Energy have governed the bottom three positions. The Consumer Staples sector has been occupying the #8 spot since at least July.

Nov 07 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Nov 7, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Communication Services, Information Technology, and Consumer Discretionary. Financials dropped from the second-highest-rated to #4 (it ranked in 9th place out of the eleven sectors last March); it has now placed among the top four since May. This is the eighth consecutive month in which Utilities, Materials, and Energy have dominated the bottom three positions.

Oct 04 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Oct 4, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Communication Services, Consumer Discretionary, and Financials. As recently as March, Financials ranked in 9th place out of 11 sectors; it has now placed among the top four since May.

Sep 06 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Sep 6, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Communication Services, Consumer Discretionary, and Financials. As recently as March, Financials ranked in 9th place out of 11 sectors; it has now placed among the top four since May. Info Tech dropped from the #1 spot to #4 in the latest calculation. For six consecutive months now, the three lowest-ranked sectors are Utilities, Materials, and Energy.

Aug 06 2019

Sector Rankings; Attractive & Unattractively-Rated Industry Groups

  • Aug 6, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Communication Services, Information Technology, and Financials. As recently as March, Financials ranked in 9th place out of 11 sectors; it has now placed among the top four since May. Real Estate dropped out of the top three after a two-month visit and is situated in 5th place this round. For the fifth consecutive month, the three lowest-ranked sectors are Utilities, Materials, and Energy.

Jul 03 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Jul 3, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Communication Services, Financials, and Real Estate.

Jun 07 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Jun 7, 2019

The top-three-rated sectors are Information Technology, Real Estate, and Financials.

May 07 2019

Sector Rankings

  • May 7, 2019

The top-three rated sectors are Information Technology, Communication Services, and Consumer Discretionary.

Apr 04 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Apr 4, 2019

The top-three rated sectors are Communication Services, Health Care, and Information Technology. Scoring at the bottom of the ranks are Energy, Materials, and Utilities. Financials improved from ninth place to sixth, springing ahead of the Industrials and Consumer Staples sectors. 

Mar 06 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Mar 6, 2019

The top-three rated sectors are Health Care, Communication Services, and Consumer Discretionary. Scoring lowest in the latest rankings are Energy, Materials, and Financials.

Feb 07 2019

Sector Rankings

  • Feb 7, 2019

The top-three rated sectors are Communication Services, Health Care, and Consumer Discretionary. Scoring lowest with the latest ratings were Materials, Energy, and Industrials.