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Zacks Industry Rank Analysis: Archive

John Blank

Follow Wearables to a Hot Industry Niche

Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) is at #11 out of 256 industries (in the top 4%) within the Zacks Industry Ranks.

JBL CLS

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Waste Removal Serves Its Shareholders

When overall stock market sentiment stinks, it's a quality time to study up on a low stock market beta Waste Management industry, in the top 13% of our ranking system.

RSG CLH

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Buy Some Fertilizer Stock on the Dip

There is a 7-company strong industry -- Fertilizers -- that is red-hot right now. The Zacks Industry Rank is #14 out of 265, and it has been trending up for the last few weeks.

NTR MOS CF

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New Biofuel Stocks on the Run!

Their shares are charging ahead, collectively. Year to date, biofuel returns are up a stellar 44%. The S&P 500 is up 9.6%.

REGI EVA AMTX

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Business Cycles Create "Tortoises and Hares"

A Tortoise industry is slow to gain consumers at the start of the cycle, while Hare industries driven by smaller Consumer Discretionary purchases typically outpace comparatively big spending outlays -- early on.

TREX OSB AFI

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Trucking? It's RED HOT and OVERHEATING

Red-hot means (to me) these stocks are on a share price momentum run, with fundamental fuel to keep going for a while.

MRTN ARCB

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Log Onto a Huge Internet Delivery Services Boom

Projected 12-month earnings growth for this industry is a whopping 50.3%!

QNST MMYT GRUB

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Will This Boom in Semi Chips Come to Grief Soon?

Are the high returns available to investors in semiconductor companies over the last few years about to bring an end to the cycle?

VECO RTEC

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Here's a RED HOT Tamale in a Flat Stock Market

The Electronics ??? Measuring Instruments industry is staying RED HOT in a flat market. And the summary metrics Zacks collects show it.

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Here's a Niche with Fat 2018 Returns

This sector's Zacks Industry Rank is currently at #41 out of 265 industries (in the top 16%). That is exceptional.

NTGR NTCT

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Does "Dow Theory" Confirm a Strong U.S. Economy?

Can we confirm a positive "Dow Theory" effect, where Transportation industries are hot?

CVTI ARCB

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Buy Semi Chip Stocks on Weakness?

Semiconductor stocks are being sold! Yikes. What should a trader do? First off, consider these important themes.

STM NVDA INTC

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Time for a Software Upgrade? Zacks Industry Rank Analysis

The active Info Tech niche is currently ranked #21 out of 265 industries we rank. That is in the top 8%. The YTD 2017 return is a superb +28%.

WIT SNX CTSH

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Industry Rank Analysis: Time for a Software Upgrade?

The active Info Tech niche is currently ranked #21 out of 265 industries. That is in the top 8%. The YTD 2017 return is a superb +28%.

WIT SNX CTSH

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A Rich Small-Cap Ecosystem: Zacks Electronics Components Industry

Electronics-Miscellaneous Components is mostly a small-cap industry. It holds 35 companies. This large number of firms makes the niche a lively, diverse and complex environment.

SRI KEM IEC

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Outsourcing Picks: Better Digital Ops, and Fast

The 18-company strong Outsourcing industry is hot these days. It is ranked #3 out of 265 Zacks industries.

TNET BR BCO

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Do Airline Stocks Have More Room to Run?

Zacks Industry Rank System put Airlines at #13 out of 265 industries we rank. That puts this group into the top 5%.

UAL LUV DAL AFLYY

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Strong World Economy Lifts Chemical Firms

In the last few weeks, we counted 8 positive analyst earnings revisions in the Diversified Chemicals space, versus just 3 negative ones.

HUN CC BASFY

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The Little Engine That Could: Zacks Railroad Industry

Across the entire industry landscape of U.S. transportation, we see the story of 'big freight' unfold in a fuller set of bullish Zacks Industry Rankings.

UNP NSC CSX

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Revisiting the Trump Trade: Zacks Industry Rank Analysis

'Trump Trade' tangible benefits took two forms. One was a lower corporate tax rate, enhancing profit margins. The second was less Dodd-Frank regulation, cutting costs.

PNC NTRS CMA

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Act Brave! Buy Semi Niche Stocks

Month-after-month, semiconductor industries rank at the VERY TOP of all 265 Zacks Industries.

XLNX TSM COHR

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Buy the Snow, Sell the Sun: Zacks Regional Bank Outlook

Demographically attractive Sunbelt regional bank shares have been bid up the most. Current higher ranked regional banking areas -- the Northeast and Midwest -- are the Snowy lands.

NCOM LION EVBS

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Landing Bank Values Out West

Listed are three of the top regional Western banks with Zacks Rank Buy ratings, by market capitalization.

ZION UMPQ BOFI

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I Have a Sleeper Industry to Share: Agricultural Operations

This 6-company Zacks Industry is currently ranked #39 out of 265 (top 15%).

ADM CVGW FDP

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Time to Buy or Sell Defense Stocks?

The Aerospace-Defense industry has been bid up in recent trading, thanks to the widely covered Trump rally as well as the ETF industry.

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