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Industrials (^DJI):
Transports (^DJT):
Utilities (^DJU):
Nasdaq (^IXIC):
S&P500 (^GSPC):
As of 08/03/2015
17,598 -91.66 -0.5%
8,417 24.90 0.3%
588 3.83 0.7%
5,115 -12.90 -0.3%
2,098 -5.80 -0.3%
YTD
-1.3%
-7.9%
-4.9%
8.0%
1.9%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 07/27/2015
17,900 or 17,200 by 08/15/2015
8,700 or 8,000 by 08/15/2015
600 or 570 by 08/15/2015
5,200 or 4,850 by 08/15/2015
2,120 or 2,025 by 08/15/2015
Wilder RSI: -6.1%

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This page shows the industry relative strength rankings for all of the stocks and industries that I follow on a daily basis. This gives you not only the relative performance of the industries, but the entire list of stocks that fill my portfolio (no, I do not own them all...I usually hold less than 10 issues).

For information on why industry relative strength is so important, see Industry Relative Strength. A rank of 1 is the best performing industry, and it is listed first, below, followed by the list of stocks comprising the industry. Since industry relative strength information is rare, I will update the list once a week, after Friday's close. Not all of the industries shown below were included in the industry relative strength research study. Excluded were ETFs (Investment Co. (foreign and domestic) and any market index or average.

Relative Strength Rank: Download Information

Note: Several of the files below have not been updated with symbol information. For the most current list of stocks, you can download the RSStocks.xls file. The symbols are listed on the far right of the sheet (column O, unless it moved). If you do not own Excel, then you can get the list from here, which is the same as the Industry Performance list of stocks below, except that it is formatted in html. If you need the symbols ONLY, then I can provide it, but be sure you reference this web page in your email, otherwise I will likely send you back here. Email me.

For the symbols used in the chart pattern indicator, they are updated as the list changes and are available/discussed in #5 below.


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1. Tom Helget (email THelget@aol.com) has put together several files to make downloading stocks in the industry list easier. The first is a spreadsheet that updates the quote information automatically to generate the industry strength list. It uses XLQ (http://www.qmatix.com/XLQ.htm) add-on for Excel to collect the data from Yahoo. The file has not been updated for recent symbol additions. See the above Note.

2a. Tom Helget has another file for MLDownloader (.mld extension). It is a list of symbols to make downloading the industry files for MLDownloader easier. The file is contained in a zip file with item 2b, below. The file has not been updated for recent symbol additions. See the above Note.

2b. Tom built a comma separated values (.csv) file that lists the stocks used in my database. Along with 2a above, it is located in a compressed file here: RSFiles.zip. The .csv file is a text file compatible with Excel/word processor/spreadsheet programs. The file has not been updated for recent symbol additions. See the above Note.

3. The next file is an Excel spreadsheet showing industry performance over the prior day, week, month, 3, and 6 months. You can download it by clicking here. I update it weekly.

4. The last file is an Excel spreadsheet showing a list of stock performance over the prior day, week, month, 3, and 6 months. You can download it by clicking here. I update it weekly.

5. The most recent list of symbols used in the chart pattern indicator can be downloaded from the list or viewed here, including changes to the list.

Relative Strength Rank: Industry Performance

Listed from the best performing industry to the worst.

-- Thomas Bulkowski

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Information was updated on 07/31/2015. Listed from the best performing industry to the worst.

1. Internet:

AMZN, ELNK, EBAY, FFIV, GOOGL, JCOM, PCLN, STMP, TZOO, UNTD, VRSN, YHOO, FDN

2. Shoe:

CAL, CROX, DECK, ICON, NKE, SKX, WWW

3. Cement and Aggregates:

CX, CRH, EXP, MLM, VMC

4. Insurance (Life):

AEL, AGO, FFG, GNW, LNC, MET, PRU, SFG, UAM

5. Furn/Home Furnishings:

AYI, BSET, ETH, HNI, TILE, KBAL, LZB, LEG, MLHR, SCS, TPX

6. Securities Brokerage:

ETFC, GS, IBKR, MS, RJF, SCHW, AMTD, IAI

7. Human Resources:

AHS, CDI, CCRN, HSON, NSP, KELYA, MAN, ASGN, RHI

8. Homebuilding:

BZH, DHI, HOV, KBH, LEN, MHO, MDC, PHM, RYL, SPF, TOL, ITB, XHB

9. Insurance (Diversified):

AFL, AON, AIZ, CNO, PICO, PFG, TMK, UNM, XL

10. Retail Building Supply:

BECN, BLDR, FAST, HD, LOW, TSCO, WSO

11. Insurance (Prop/Casualty):

ALL, AIG, ACGL, AXS, CB, CINF, CNA, RE, HIG, L, PRE, PGR, TRV, WRB

12. Toiletries/Cosmetics:

AVP, RDEN, EL, IPAR, RGS

13. Building Materials:

AMWD, APOG, AWI, FRD, GFF, HAYN, HW, IIIN, LXU, MAS, NCS, NWPX, TREX, USG, XLB

14. Drug:

ALKS, BMY, IDXX, INCY, LLY, MRK, MYL, PFE, TEVA, IHE, PPH, PJP, XLV

15. Biotechnology:

ABC, AMGN, ANIK, ARWR, BIIB, BMRN, CELG, CRL, GILD, ILMN, JAZZ, MNKD, MDVN, MYGN, PDLI, PRAN, TECH, VRTX, VVUS, BBH, IBB, PBE

16. Computer Software and Svcs:

ACXM, ADP, CSC, CVG, CSGS, FIS, FISV, GPN, PAYX, PAY

17. Retail (Special Lines):

ANN, BBBY, BBY, BBW, CBK, CONN, GME, HGG, MW, PETS, ROST, WSM

18. Packaging and Container:

ATR, AVY, BLL, BMS, CCK, PKG, SEE, SLGN

19. Long ETFs:

DDM, ICF, IYH, IHF, IAT, TUR, QLD, PEJ, QQQ, SSO, SPY

20. Information Services:

ADS, CEB, EFX, IT, MCO, ABCO

21. Computers and Peripherals:

AAPL, CSCO, EFII, EMC, EMR, BGC, LXK, NTAP, ZBRA

22. Medical Supplies:

ABAX, ABT, BAX, BIO, XRAY, HSIC, HOLX, ISRG, IVC, JNJ, MDT, OMI, PDCO, STJ, SRDX, IHI

23. Aerospace/Defense:

BA, FLIR, GD, HON, LMT, NOC, RTN, COL, ITA, PPA

24. Investment Co. (Domestic):

DBA, PHO, XLY, XLF, XLI, XLK

25. Advertising:

GSOL, HHS, IPG, LAMR, MWW, OMC

26. Food Processing:

ADM, BG, CALM, CPB, CAG, FDP, GIS, HSY, K, LANC, SODA

27. Precision Instrument:

BMI, CKP, CGNX, DHR, ESL, NEWP, PLXS, TMO, WAT

28. Household Products:

BTH, CHD, CLX, CL, KMB, NWL, NUS, PG, IYK, XLP

29. None:

^DJU, ^DJT, ^DJI, ^IXIC, ^GSPC

30. Air Transport:

ALK, EXPD, FDX, JBLU, LUV, UPS

31. Diversified Co.:

MMM, AJRD, CR, GE, HSC, ROK, SXI, TFX, TXT, UTX

32. Telecom. Equipment:

ADTN, ARRS, CIEN, CMTL, GLW, HLIT, HRS, INFN, JDSU, NTGR, QCOM, SONS, IYZ

33. Retail Store:

BIG, COST, DDS, JCP, KSS, M, JWN, TGT, TJX, TUES, WMT, IYC, RTH, XRT

34. E-Commerce:

AKAM, CHKP, FB, INFA, N, OTEX, RAX, SLH

35. Trucking/Transp. Leasing:

ARCB, CGI, CNW, FWRD, HTLD, HUBG, JBHT, SAIA, WERN

36. Chemical (Basic):

ASH, CE, CF, DOW, DD, FMC, OLN, SMG, SHW, WLK

37. Investment Co. (Foreign):

FXI, EWA, EWO, EWK, EWZ, EWC, ECH, EEM, EWQ, EWG, EWH, EIS, EWI, EWJ, EWM, EWW, EPP, EWS, EZA, EWY, EWP, EWD, EWL, EWT, THD, EWU, IEV, IXC, IXN, ILF, MXI

38. Chemical (Diversified):

ACET, APD, ALB, BRC, CBT, EMN, MON, MOS, POT, PPG, PX, SIAL

39. Natural Gas (Distributor):

CLNE, EOG, LG, NJR, NSH, SWX, UGI, WGL, WMB

40. Chemical (Specialty):

AGU, ARG, BCPC, FOE, NEU, PKE, POL, KWR, SHLM, TG

41. Metal Fabricating:

BOOM, ITW, KMT, LAWS, MLI, PCP, TKR, VMI

42. Short ETFs:

DOG, DXD, PSQ, QID, SH, SDS, SMN, SKF, DUG, SRS, SSG, REW

43. Petroleum (Integrated):

CVX, COP, XOM, MRO, MUR, TSO, VLO, IYE, IEO, IGE, XLE

44. Machinery:

CMCO, CMI, CW, DOV, FLS, GGG, HURC, IEX

45. Apparel:

ANF, AEO, ASNA, CHS, COH, GPS, GES, HBI, KATE, LB, NWY, OXM, RL, SMRT, VFC

46. Metals and Mining (Div.):

AA, CENX, WIRE, FCX, HL, KALU, SCCO, SWC, IYM, SLV, GLD

47. Natural Gas (Diversified):

GAS, ATO, COG, DVN, EGN, EQT, NFG, NFX, OKE, STR, SWN, UNG

48. Semiconductor:

AEIS, AMD, CREE, CY, FORM, IDTI, INTC, MU, NVDA, QLGC, SUNE, TXN, SOXX, SMH

49. Electric Utility (East):

AES, ED, D, DUK, EXC, FE, NEE, PEG, SO, TE, UIL

50. Semiconductor Cap Equip.:

AMAT, BRKS, ISIL, KLAC, KLIC, LRCX, MTSN, RMBS, SMTC, TER, XLNX

51. Electric Utility (West):

BKH, EIX, HE, IDA, PCG, PNW, POR, XEL

52. Oilfield Svcs/Equipment:

DO, DRQ, ESV, GLF, MTRX, NBR, NOV, NE, PTEN, PES, RDC, RES, SLB, SE, RIG, IEZ, OIH, PXJ

53. Petroleum (Producing):

APC, APA, ATW, CLR, HP, HERO, NBL, OXY, USO

54. Electric Utility (Central):

AEE, AEP, CNP, CNL, DTE, EDE, GXP, MGEE, NI, OGE, IDU, XLU

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