Analysis was conducted on the Specialized Finance industry to measure relative performance to find stocks that have underperformed. Relative underperformance is a possible bearish sign of underlying fundamental and technical weakness should it continue for an extended period of time. We looked at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group and measured their performance against one another.
CME Group (NYSE:CME) ranks first with a loss of 1.79%; Moody's (NYSE:MCO) ranks second with a loss of 1.16%; and MSCI (NASDAQ:MSCI) ranks third with a loss of 1.11%.
NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) follows with a loss of 0.96% and PHH (NYSE:PHH) rounds out the bottom five with a loss of 0.74%.
CME Group Inc. operates a derivatives exchange that trades futures contracts and options on futures, interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange and commodities. The Exchange brings together buyers and sellers of derivatives products on its trading floors, electronic trading platform, and through privately negotiated transactions that it clears.