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 66 Upgrades and 41 Downgrades last week.
Top Five ETF Upgrades
1. SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY)
2. iShares S&P 100 ETF (OEF)
3. Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD)
4. Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (RPG)
5. PowerShares Preferred Portfolio (PGX)
Top Five ETF Downgrades
1. ProShares Short S&P500 (SH)
2. CurrencyShares Euro Trust (FXE)
3. iShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond ETF (STIP)
4. FlexShares IBoxx 3-year Target Duration TIPS Index Fund (TDTT)
5. iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
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