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ranking

the ordering of items by preference, rather than according to an absolute scale. This results in ordinal data (see CRITERIA AND LEVELS OF MEASUREMENT). See also RATING, SCALING, GUTTMAN SCALE.
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Commodity-related groups have continuously occupied the top industry group rankings and given prevailing trends, it is logical to expect bullish reports from companies within this sector.
Further, Zacks announced #2 Rankings (Buy) on two other widely held stocks: Corning, Inc.