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Highest Beta in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry Detected in Shares of Raven Industries (RAVN, IEP, GE, MMM, ROP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Raven Industries ranks highest with a a beta of 1.3. Icahn Enterprises is next with a a beta of 1.2. General Electric ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.1.

3M follows with a a beta of 1.1, and Roper Industries rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.0.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Raven Industries on March 18th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $15.63. Since that recommendation, shares of Raven Industries have risen 5.1%. We continue to monitor Raven Industries for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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