The Basic Materials sector ranks fourth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 2Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Basic Materials sector ranked third. It gets our Neutral rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of the 149 stocks in the Basic Materials sector as of April 11, 2019. See a recap of our 1Q19 Sector Ratings here.
Figures 1 and 2 show the five best and worst rated ETFs and mutual funds in the sector. Not all Basic Materials sector ETFs and mutual funds are created the same. The number of holdings varies widely (from 25 to 189). This variation creates drastically different investment implications and, therefore, ratings.Not a Member Yet? You need a Platinum Membership or higher to view the content on this page.
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