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Bulkowski's Relative Strength Rank

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Industrials (^DJI):
Transports (^DJT):
Utilities (^DJU):
Nasdaq (^IXIC):
S&P500 (^GSPC):
As of 12/02/2016
19,192 68.35 0.4%
9,037 55.55 0.6%
627 -6.01 -0.9%
5,251 -72.57 -1.4%
2,192 0.87 0.0%
YTD
10.1%
20.4%
8.5%
4.9%
7.2%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 11/30/2016
18,700 or 19,300 by 12/15/2016
8,650 or 9,200 by 12/15/2016
650 or 605 by 12/15/2016
5,130 or 5,400 by 12/15/2016
2,150 or 2,300 by 12/15/2016

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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 12/02/2016. Listed from the best performing industry to the worst.

1. Securities Brokerage:

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

2. Insurance (Life):

AEL, AGO, FFG, GNW, LNC, PRU, RGA, UAM

3. Semiconductor:

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

4. Trucking/Transp. Leasing:

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

5. Semiconductor Cap Equip.:

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

6. Building Materials:

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

7. Petroleum (Producing):

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

8. Cement and Aggregates:

CX, CRH, EXP, MLM, SUM, VMC

9. Air Transport:

ATSG, ALK, ERA, EXPD, FDX, JBLU, LUV, UPS

10. Computers and Peripherals:

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

11. Oilfield Svcs/Equipment:

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

12. Metal Fabricating:

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

13. Aerospace/Defense:

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

14. Machinery:

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

15. Retail (Special Lines):

BBBY, BBY, BBW, CBK, CONN, GME, HGG, ROST, TLRD, WSM

16. Chemical (Specialty):

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

17. Natural Gas (Distributor):

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

18. Petroleum (Integrated):

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

19. None:

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

20. Internet:

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

21. Electronics:

DDD, APH, AXE, ARW, CLS, CTS, FLEX, GPRO, ITGR, PLXS, ROG, SSYS, VC

22. Insurance (Prop/Casualty):

ALL, AFG, AIG, ACGL, AXS, CINF, CNA, RE, THG, HIG, L, ORI, PGR, RLI, SIGI, TRV, WRB

23. Retail Store:

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

24. Diversified Co.:

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

25. Insurance (Diversified):

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

26. Metals and Mining (Div.):

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

27. Shoe:

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

28. Natural Gas (Diversified):

ATO, COG, DVN, EGN, EQT, NFG, NFX, SWN, UNG

29. Telecom. Equipment:

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

30. Chemical (Basic):

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

31. Investment Co. (Domestic):

DBA, PHO, XLY, XLF, XLI, XLK

32. Packaging and Container:

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

33. Long ETFs:

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

34. 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

35. Food Processing:

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

36. Computer Software and Svcs:

ACXM, ADBE, ADSK, CDNS, CSC, CVG, FIS, FEYE, FTNT, GPN, INTU, MENT, MSFT, PANW, RHT, SYMC, SNPS, TDC

37. Advertising:

GSOL, HHS, IPG, LAMR, MCHX, OMC, YUME

38. Homebuilding:

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

39. Retail Building Supply:

BECN, BLDR, CBPX, FAST, HD, IBP, LOW, PATK, TSCO, WSO

40. Human Resources:

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

41. Furn/Home Furnishings:

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

42. Chemical (Diversified):

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

43. Medical Services:

AXDX, AMED, ANTM, CNC, ESRX, NVTA, LH, MDSO, PETS, PMC, DGX, WOOF

44. Electric Utility (Central):

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

45. IT Services:

ACN, ACIW, DOX, ADP, CACI, CTSH, CSGS, DST, FICO, FISV, JKHY, MANH, PAYX, SEIC, NOW

46. Precision Instrument:

BMI, CGNX, DHR, ESL, TMO, WAT

47. Medical Supplies:

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

48. Apparel:

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

49. Electric Utility (West):

AVA, BKH, EIX, EE, HE, IDA, PCG, PNW, POR, SRE, XEL

50. E-Commerce:

AKAM, CHKP, CSOD, EIGI, FB, OTEX, RAX, CRM

51. Drug:

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

52. Information Services:

ADS, CEB, SCOR, CLGX, EFX, FDS, IT, MCO, ABCO

53. Electric Utility (East):

AES, ED, D, DUK, EXC, FE, NEE, PPL, PEG, SO

54. Household Products:

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

55. Biotechnology:

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

56. Toiletries/Cosmetics:

AVP, COTY, EL, HELE, IPAR, NUS, RGS, REV

57. Short ETFs:

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

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