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Sector analysis and how to choose the best performing stocks

By February 3, 2016November 22nd, 2023Uncategorized

With so many stock options available to purchase, how do you know which stocks to choose for your portfolio?

One way to build your understanding of share market performance and select the best performing stocks is by conducting a ‘sector analysis.’

A sector analysis, sometimes referred to as a sector performance, is an analysis of all dimensions of a sector of the economy, including size, pricing and demographics. A review is followed by assessment of the condition of a sector in order to gauge future forecasts to help potential investors judge that sector’s performance.

Start with sector analysis and find performing stocks

With the ASX listing over 2,000 companies, a smart way to categorise these is by sector. Whether you are looking at the energy, health care, telecommunications, utilities or other sectors, some sectors outperform others, making their stocks more appealing to buyers.

When stocks are predicted to perform below their industry standard, they are given a low rating and investors are urged strongly to sell. On the other end of the scale, an over performing stock is highly ranked and a popular purchase option for buyers.

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Recognising risk

Sectors can be affected by changes in economic conditions, including weak growth, a change in employment rates, and supply and demand. This is not always easy to predict, yet a clear understanding of sectors can help with recognizing potential risk to your portfolio. By having your portfolio spread out across various sectors you are ensuring stability in case one sector suddenly plummets.

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