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 $2 billion in assets that have been Upgraded/Downgraded by the Smart Momentum Model in the past week. There were a total of 31 Downgrades and 6 Upgrades last week.
Top Five ETF Upgrades During Week of Oct. 12
1. iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (USMV)
2. iShares Cohen & Steers Reit ETF (ICF)
3. PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV)
4. SPDR Barclays Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (SCPB)
5. iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF (CSJ)
Top Five ETF Downgrades During Week of Oct. 12
1. ProShares Short S&P500 (SH)
2. iShares Russell 3000 ETF (IWV)
3. PowerShares Buyback Achievers Index Fund (PKW)
4. Schwab US Broad Market ETF (SCHB)
5. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)
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