Tech Sector Overvalued, Says One in Three Surveyed Members

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what sectors or segments, if any, they think are excessively overvalued right now. Nearly one of out every three respondents (31%) said that technology (particularly the largest tech companies) is overvalued. Nearly 19% of respondents view the entire market, or at least most sectors, as having…

 

Members Weigh In on NASDAQ 6,000

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members to share their thoughts about the NASDAQ recently rising above the 6,000 level for the first time. One out of four respondents (25%) described the achievement as meaningless or otherwise said that it does not alter their outlook or investment strategy. A nearly equal number of…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Pessimism Falls to a 3-Month Low

Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market is at a three-month low according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment is higher while optimism is essentially unchanged. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rose less than 0.1 percentage points to 38.1%. Optimism…

 

Health Care & Tech Favored Among Surveyed Members

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what industries or sectors they like right now. Health care topped the list, named by 43% of all respondents. (Included in health care is biotech, which was specifically named by 11% of all respondents.) Technology ranked second, listed by 30% of respondents. About 16% said financial…