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Investment Figures Of The Week


Investment Figures of the Week

Investment Figures of the Week

MARKET ANALYSIS

% change

U.S. STOCKS Latest Week 52-week

DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS 4922.8 1.4 28.0

MIDSIZE COMPANIES (S&P MidCap Index) 213.3 -0.4 23.3

SMALL COMPANIES (Russell 2000) 301.5 -0.3 20.3

ALL COMPANIES (Russell 3000) 339.5 0.2 27.2

FUNDAMENTALS Latest Week ago Year ago

90-DAY TREASURY BILL YIELD 5.55% 5.52% 5.51%

30-YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELD 6.29% 6.25% 8.09%

S&P 500 DIVIDEND YIELD 2.27% 2.29% 2.74%

S&P 500 PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO 16.7 16.6 17.3

% change (local currency)

FOREIGN STOCKS Latest Week 52-week

LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES 100) 3571.4 1.0 13.5

TOKYO (NIKKEI INDEX) 17,682.7 -1.0 -8.4

TORONTO (TSE COMPOSITE) 4560.5 -0.3 9.3

TECHNICAL INDICATORS Latest Week ago Reading

S&P 500 200-day moving average 539.8 536.8 Positive

Stocks above 200-day moving average 63.0% 63.0% Neutral

Speculative sentiment: Put/call ratio 0.64 0.58r Neutral

Insider sentiment: Vickers sell/buy ratio 2.25 2.55 Neutral

BLOOMBERG FINANCIAL MARKETS

INDUSTRY GROUPS

% change % change

1- 12- Strongest stock 1- 12-

ONE-MONTH LEADERS month month in group month month Price

1 PHOTOGRAPHY/ 17.9 41.7 EASTMAN KODAK 19.2 43.3 68 1/4

IMAGING

2 HMOs 16.7 3.9 UNITED HEALTHCARE 19.2 18.6 58 1/8

3 MANUFACTURED 12.0 8.7 FLEETWOOD 12.0 12.0 22 1/4

HOUSING ENTERPRISES

4 COMPUTER SOFTWARE 11.1 44.2 NOVELL 24.4 1.4 18 1/2

5 TRUCKING 10.8 -4.0 ROADWAY SERVICES 16.5 -6.4 51 1/4

% change % change

1- 12- Weakest stock 1- 12-

ONE-MONTH LAGGARDS month month in group month month Price

1 PERSONAL LOANS -11.5 49.6 HOUSEHOLD -12.6 61.5 58 3/4

INTERNATIONAL

2 MACHINE TOOLS -11.3 -1.6 CINCINNATI -14.6 -3.1 23 1/2

MILACRON

3 PAPER CONTAINERS -8.9 -0.3 STONE CONTAINER -12.5 5.0 15 3/4

4 MONEY CENTER BANKS -8.9 39.6 CHASE MANHATTAN -12.6 58.3 57 3/8

5 INVESTMENT -7.9 36.1 MORGAN STANLEY -11.8 38.0 85 3/4

BANKING/BROKERAGE

MORNINGSTAR INC.

MUTUAL FUNDS

LEADERS LAGGARDS

Four-week total return % Four-week total return %

1 SMITH BARNEY SPECIAL 16.3 WRIGHT-EQUIFUND MEXICO -16.1

EQUITIES B

2 GOVETT SMALLER 13.2 PIONEER INDIA B -11.6

COMPANIES B

3 DOMINION INSIGHT GROWTH 12.9 G.T. LATIN AMERICA GROWTH B -11.5

52-week total return % 52-week total return %

1 FIDELITY SELECT ELECTRONICS 87.8 WRIGHT-EQUIFUND MEXICO -61.9

2 GOVETT SMALLER COMPANIES A 84.9 TCW/DW LATIN AMERICAN GROWTH -44.9

3 ALGER CAPITAL APPRECIATION 75.3 MERRILL LYNCH LATIN AMERICA B -43.6

DRI/McGRAW-HILL

RELATIVE PORTFOLIOS

Dollar amounts represent the present value of $10,000 invested one year ago in

each portfolio

Percentages indicate five-day total returns

Treasury U.S. Foreign Money

bonds stocks stocks market fund Gold

$13,316 $12,988 $11,319 $10,557 $10,052

+0.10% +0.51% -0.21% +0.12% +0.27%

All data on this page are as of market close Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1995, unless

otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only;

performance and share prices are as of market close Nov. 14. Mutual fund

returns are as of Nov. 10. Relative portfolios are valued as of Nov. 14. A more

detailed explanation of this page is available on request. r=revised


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