During trading Wednesday, 57 stocks traded to a 52-week high, while 142 stocks bottomed out at new 52-week lows. The S&P 500 is neutral 0% so far today while the Dow is down 0.3%, the Nasdaq is up 0.07%, and the Russell 2000 is up 0.09%.
Markets are mixed Wednesday ahead of Thanksgiving and Black Friday as mostly strong economic data was reported. Initial unemployment claims were far below the expected level of 265,000 with only 199,000 claims filed. Meanwhile, personal income and personal spending rose more than estimates with a 0.5% and 1.3% increase respectively. PCE Prices met analysts expectations for a 0.6% rise overall and 0.4% increase in core prices during October. Finally, new home sales came in below estimates with 745,000 but saw September’s numbers revised up to 800,000.
Financial Services stocks dominated our list of highs today with 18 out of the 57 total stocks that reached their high coming from the Financial Services sector. The Financial Services sector is underperforming the market, decreasing 0.14% so far on the day. Over the last month the Financial Services sector has underperformed the market, decreasing 1.07% while the S&P increased 2.79%.
Finance stocks have the most highs yet again as the sector is mostly flat today and down slightly overall the past month as it previously outperformed the market at the beginning of earnings season.
Real Estate had the second largest presence on our 52-week highs, with 12 out of 57 highs coming from the Real Estate sector. The Real Estate sector is outperforming the market today, increasing 1.08% so far on the day. Over the last month the Real Estate sector has underperformed the market, increasing 1.37% while the S&P increased 2.79%.
Real estate stocks have the second most highs Wednesday as the sector is outperforming today with over a 1% gain that accounts for most of the sector’s 1.37% rise over the past month.
The following stocks traded to 52-week highs: ACGL, ACM, AME, AWI, BLDR, BLFY, BPOP, BRG, BUSE, BY, CFG, CMA, CME, CMTG, COST, CPT, CSV, CVA, DLTR, DRE, DVN, DY, EGP, EIX, ESS, EXP, FCN, FWONA, FYBR, GMS, GWW, HBNC, HPQ, ISBC, KEYS, LAND, LTH, MAA, MCK, MOV, MSI, NFG, OAS, PECO, PFG, PLD, PLYM, PSTG, RF,
The following stocks traded to 52-week lows:
ADSK, AI, AKTS, ALXO, ARHS, ATAI, AVIR, AWH, BALY, BCAB, BDSI, BEPC, BHG, BKSY, BLND, BMBL, BRDS, BTRS, BYND, CANO, CDZI, CGEN, CHGG, CLBT, COMP.EQ, COUP, COUR, CPNG, CRNC, CRSR, CRTX, CRY, CTT, CXM, DCGO, DH, DOLE, DTC, EAT, EBON, EFTR, ENJY, EVOP, EXAS, FDMT, FFIE, FIVN, FRPT, FVRR,