Institutions Continue to Like Retail

Institutional buying is visible in the shares of Shoe Carnival over the past 12 months through three positive spikes that combine to form a Stair-Step pattern. Underpinning the recent buying, the company beat earnings estimates for the fourth consecutive quarter in Q2...

Institutional Rotation Out of Select Leaders

The institutional selling that has plagued select technology and market leaders since February continues to pressure each rally. While Q1 earnings are coming in as strong as expected, institutions are selling tech stocks into price pops to decrease exposure to the...

Institutional Selling Driving the Biotech Blues

Despite great biotech success stories in 2018 highlighted by last week’s acquisition of gene therapy developer AveXis, large biotech stocks have been plagued by institutional selling over an extended period. There has been a growing performance split between smaller...

Institutional Buying in Retail?

Shares of Macys have taken direction from a shift in institutional sentiment to buying from selling beginning with the positive spike at 1. The institutional chart of Macys tacked on two additional spikes (2 and 3) revealing a more consistent trend of buying over the...

FANG Stock Rotation

The long run in the so-called FANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) has struck a pocket of institutional turbulence. The importance of these technology leaders is unquestioned and all four are built into countless individual and fund portfolios, as well...