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 6 Upgrades and 40 Downgrades last week.
Top Five ETF Upgrades
Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH)
Alps Secotr Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG)
iShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond ETF (STIP)
FlexShares IBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS Index Fund (TDTT)
Market Vectors Intermediate Municipal Index ETF (ITM)
Top Five ETF Downgrades
Cbre Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund (IGR)
PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio (PBE)
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC)
Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (RPG)
5. SPDR Fund Consumer Staples Select Sector (XLP)
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