E Mid Cap Best & Worst Report - March 16, 2016

  • The best mid cap sectors is consumer goods.
  • The highest scoring mid cap industry is movie production/theaters.

The average mid cap score 61.46 and that's above the four week score of 60.77. Across our mid cap universe, the average stock is trading -25.4% below its 52 week high, -1.13% below its 200 dma, has 5.76 days to cover held short, and is expected to post EPS growth of 16.6%.

Consumer goods, utilities, and technology are top scoring. Industrial goods and services score in line with the universe average score. Healthcare, financials, and basics score below average. 

The best mid cap industry is movie production/theaters (RGC, DWA). Packaging & containers (TUP, BMS), scientific & technical instruments (COHR, BRKR, ITRI, CGNX), industrial electrical (LFUS, BDC), and restaurants (CBRL, CAKE, TXRH, WEN) are also top scoring.

Oil & gas equipment & services (PDS, RES), specialty chemicals (CBT), and synthetics (AXLL) are best in basics. packaging & containers, processed & packaged goods (GIS), and textiles (COLM, CRI) score best in consumer goods. The top financials baskets are REITS (REG, NNN, WRI, DDR, CLI) and surety & title insurance (MBI). Scientific & technical instruments, healthcare plans (WCG, MOH, CNC), and medical instruments (TFX, WST, HAE) are the highest scoring healthcare industries. Industrial electrical and diversified machinery (BGG, ATU) can be bought in industrial goods. The best services industries are movies, restaurants, and trucking (ODFL). Semi equipment & materials (TER, SPIL), technical & system software (CDNS, ACIW), and application software (NUAN, LOCK) are top scoring in technology. Gas utilities (NJR) can also be bought.

 

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