Despite the flat market action since Tuesday, a number of stocks saw interesting activity that drove their shares sharply to the upside. The two sectors that saw the most noticeable action were the agriculture stocks and the education stocks.
The education stocks have come under scrutiny of late. Many investors are concerned about valuations in the group, which is evident by the heavy short interest in many of the education names like
ITT Educational Services
. Are the best days for the education sector behind us?
The agriculture sector was in hot demand on Wednesday. Some decent gains were seen in names like
. There are a number of reasons that investors could be jumping back into this group.
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