Make a Material Difference in Your Portfolio With These Stocks

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the 10 sectors in the first quarter of 2015 and receives our Neutral rating. The Materials sector as a whole underperformed the S&P 500 in 2014 rising almost 6% to the S&P’s 12%.

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Stock Picking Grades for Materials Sector Fund Managers

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This report shows how well Materials ETFs and mutual fund managers pick stocks.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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How to Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds

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Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds

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Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Danger Zone: Ashland (ASH)

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Specialty chemicals producer Ashland Inc. (ASH) is in the Danger Zone this week. Those that consider ASH a “value” stock are mistaken. The stock is cheap by traditional metrics such as price to earnings, but a closer look reveals the value to be an illusion.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of January 22nd, 2014.

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How To Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds

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There are at least 227 different Financials mutual funds and at least 559 mutual funds across all sectors. Do investors need that many choices? How different can the mutual funds be?

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of October 10, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds

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There are at least 146 different Information Technology mutual funds and at least 632 mutual funds across all sectors. Do investors need that many choices? How different can the mutual funds be?

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How to Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds

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Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of July 9, 2013.

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How To Find the Best Sector Mutual funds

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Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of April 18, 2013.

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How To Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds

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Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task as there are more and more to choose from daily.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of January 25th, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 11 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of April 16, 2012.

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