Sector Spin – Mortgage Finance Stocks
By Terry Long November 19, 2020
Welcome to the Sector Spin with Terry. In this new video series, I’ll be sharing with you what I’m watching each week in various industry subgroups.
This week, I’m taking a look at stocks in the Mortgage Finance subgroup of the Financials Sector. With home mortgage rates at record lows, the sales of new mortgages as well as refinance mortgages has been a good business for many in this industry. Despite the Covid impact on the economy, consumers are buying new homes and refinancing at a record pace this year.
You can see from this Rotation (Animation) the rapid momentum rise that occurred in this industry group in early June. But across the summer, momentum waned but saw another resurgence in September and on into October, we saw many of these stock transition from the Improving Quadrant to the Leading Quadrant. By late October, many had established themselves clearly in the Leading quadrant; however, momentum decay is once again apparent.
In the most recent weeks, a few are indicating signs of a positive hook formation. Look at WD, EFC, and even LADR still over in the Improving Quadrant. Should this NE trend continue, I look to these stocks to reestablish themselves over the next several weeks as market outperformers
Trading Analysis Terry Long
Senior Technical Advisor at TradingAnalysis.com – a research service created to share investing ideas and strategies with an emphasis on options trading leveraging Elliott Wave Theory and Fibonacci analysis.
My area of emphasis is geared towards the US Markets (equities and index futures), highlighting sector trends, key developments, and mergers and acquisitions. I am a retired chemical engineering professional with a diverse engineering and economics background and detailed knowledge in petrochemical and related industries. I have a personal interest in finance, investing and specifically options trading including a deep understanding of applied Elliott Wave Theory.