Themes on the move: Space stocks are flying high
Senior Quantitative Analyst, Saxo Bank
Summary: The winner in our weekly thematic screener is space economy as the theme posted the largest weekly gains relative to volatility. We zoom in on the theme below.
In our weekly publication series we monitor trends in a pool of more than 40 ETF equity themes. Every week we focus on one themes which have moved the most in the previous week relative to its usual trading pattern and volatility, and we provide an unbiased sample of companies within the theme.
The space economy theme is ranking highest in our thematic trend screener tracking the previous week. The theme consists of companies with activities above ground level such as satellite technology, aeronautics, weather forecasting, and navigation solutions. The theme was boosted last week by the global rise in global equities, as well as by a strong week for defense-related stocks.
The list below illustrates 10 different companies within the theme. They are spanning a broad area of the theme and is intended as an inspirational list only:
How the list was created: Each theme consists of a number of companies from ETFs and indices within the given theme. The list above is created by sampling 10 different companies from the theme, making sure that the companies have a low mutual correlation within the theme, such that they span a broad part of the overall theme. Note that this is based on historical performance which is not an indicator for future returns. The list is for inspirational purpose only and should not be considered as trade recommendations in any way.
Price evolution of a thematic ETF within the theme - over 6 months and 5 years, respectively:
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