E Best And Worst Scoring Mid Cap Sectors - Wednesday, May 3

  • The best mid cap sector is utilities.
  • The top mid cap industry is technical & system software.

The average score for mid cap stocks in our universe is 55.87 and over the past four weeks, the score has averaged 57.92. The average mid cap stock in our universe is trading -14.03% below its 52 week high, 4.01% above its 200 dma, and has 6.37 days to cover short.

Utilities, technology, healthcare, and industrials are the top scoring sectors this week. Services, consumer goods, financials, and basics score below average.

The following stocks score best and worst in mid cap this week. 

The following chart shows historical mid cap sectors by score. 

The best mid cap industries are technical & system software (TYL, MENT, CDNS) and accident & health insurance (AIZ, CNO). Medical instruments (PKI, HRC, TFX), application software (HUBS, SHOP, PAYC), and residential construction (NVR, KBH) are also top scoring. 

The best baskets in basics are specialty chemicals (NEU), synthetics (POL), and independent oil & gas (RICE). Auto parts (DORM, DAN, CLC) is the only above average scoring group in consumer goods. The top financials industries are accident & health insurers and regional banks (SIVB, HBHC, BXS). Medical instruments, medical appliances (ALGN, MASI, GMED), and biotech (CRL, ACAD) are top scoring in healthcare. In industrials, concentrate on residential construction, aerospace/defense (CAE), and industrial electrical (AOS). Education (DV), business services (GPN, HMSY, FICO), and specialty retail (AAN) score strongest in services. The top technology groups are technical & system software, application software, and semi equipment & materials (ENTG). Gas utilities (EGN) are also top scoring. 

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