Medical: Equal-weight -- (817 stocks) 88 stocks have buy ratings and 174 are rated sell.
Multi-Sector Conglomerates: Overweight -- (49 stocks) 36 stocks or 73.5% have buy ratings and none have sell ratings.
Two notable buy rated stocks are in this sector. Dow components 3M Company (MMM) ($115.48) and United Technologies (UTX) ($101.34). Both set new multi-year highs on Thursday and both report quarterly results next week. I will be profiling these next week before they report earnings.
Oils-Energy: Underweight -- (557 stocks) Only ten stocks have buy ratings and 183, or 32.9% are rated strong sell or sell.Retail-Wholesale: Overweight -- (358 stocks) 288 stocks or 80.4% have buy ratings and only seven have sell ratings. Transportation: Avoid source of funds -- (182 stocks) Only eight have buy ratings and 144, or 79.1% are rated strong sell or sell. Follow @Suttmeier This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
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