The Industrials sector ranks sixth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 1Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Industrials sector ranked fourth. It gets our Neutral rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of the 427 stocks in the Industrials sector as of January 11, 2019. See a recap of our 4Q18 Sector Ratings here.
Figures 1 and 2 show the five best and worst rated ETFs and mutual funds in the sector. Not all Industrials sector ETFs and mutual funds are created the same. The number of holdings varies widely (from 20 to 355). This variation creates drastically different investment implications and, therefore, ratings.