E Best & Worst Large Cap Sectors, Industries, And Stocks

  • The best ranked large cap sector is services.
  • The top-scoring industry is business services.

The top-ranked large-cap sectors this week are services (JEC, CTAS, SCI, MTCH, MCD, EBAY, CME), healthcare (CTLT, BSX, ZTS, HOLX, EXAS, DXCM, AZN, ABT), and technology (VRSN, PAYC, CDNS, NICE, HRS, FISV, FDS, EQIX, CDW, ADBE). Industrial goods, utilities, financials, and consumer goods rank neutral. Consumer goods, REITs, and basic materials are rated below average.

STOCK RATINGS -- BEST & WORST SCORING

The following are the best and worst scoring large cap stock s this week:

Industry ranking

The best large cap industries this week are business services (CTAS, CME, TRU, INFO, GPN, FLT, FIS), P&C insurers (CINF, CB, ACGL, TRV, HIG, ALL), insurance brokers (AJG, AON), gold (GOLD, NEM), and information technology services (CDW, EPAM, TEAM).

Gold and major chemicals (APD, SHW, FMC) are best in basics. Concentrate on personal products (PG, EL, KMB), cleaning products (CHD), and packaging & containers (CCK, BLL) in consumer goods. Focus on P&C insurers, insurance brokers, and diversified investments (NDAQ) in financials. Medical instruments (BSX, DXCM, BAX, SYK, IART), generic drugs (CTLT, ZTS), and medical appliances (HOLX, ABT, STE, EW, MDT) are top-ranked in healthcare. Aerospace/defense (TDG, HXL, TDY, NOC), waste management (WM, RSG), and industrial equipment (PH) offer upside in industrials. REITs (PLD, HCP, PSA) rank below average. Business services, restaurants (MCD, YUM, CMG), and management services (BAH, ACN) score highest in services. The top technology industries are information technology services, technical & system software (CDNS, SNPS, ANSS), and healthcare information services (VEEV). Electric utilities (AEP, SO) and gas utilities (TRP, SRE) can also be bought.

 

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