The Trendrating Smart Momentum Model identifies trends in ETFs early and accounts for short-term volatility, and may enable wealth managers to capture more upside and minimize downside exposure. The ratings work well as a complement to Value Investing. The ratings are designed for long-term investing and can stay in effect from months to years.
A = Strong Bull Trend B = Emerging Bull Trend C = Emerging Bear Trend D = Strong Bear Trend
Below are U.S. Listed ETFs with a minimum of $300 million in assets that have been Upgraded/Downgraded by the Smart Momentum Model in the past week. There were a total of 17 Upgrades and 19 Downgrades last week.
Top Five ETF Upgrades
1. Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (VOX)
2. FlexShares Morningstar US Market Factor Tilt ETF (TILT)
3. iShares Dow Jones US ETF (IYY)
4. iShares Morningstar Large-cap ETF (JKD)
5. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)
Top Five ETF Downgrades
1. Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF (DBJP)
2. Wisdomtree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ)
3. iShares Micro-cap ETF (IWC)
4. PowerShares Global Listed Private Equity ETF (PSP)
5. First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund (FXG)
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