3 Hot Computer Peripheral Equipment stocks
I screened on Barchart to find the sector that had changed the most in the past month and then looked at the Barchart opinion on each stock. These 3 looked the best.
TACT - Transact Technologies -- designs, develops, manufactures and markets transaction-based printers and related products under the ITHACA and MAGNETEC and TRANSACT.COM brand names. The company focuses on five vertical markets: point-of-sale(POS), gaming and lottery, financial services, kiosk and Internet. The company's printers are trusted world-wide to provide crisp, clean transaction records from receipts, tickets and coupons, register journal and other documents.
1 - 100% Barchart technical buy signal
2 - 5 new highs and up 4.26% in the last month
3 - Relative Strength Index 63.94% and rising
4 - Trades currently at 9.97 which is above its 50 day moving average of 9.29
5 - Wall Street brokerage buy recommendation based on projections of increase in next years revenue of 8.10%, increase in next years EPS of 25.60% and a 5 year annual EPS increase of 30.00%
6 - Positive investor sentiment - Motley Fool CAPS members vote 13 to 1 the stock will beat the market -- All Stars vote 3 to 0 for the same
IGOI - Igo Inc --based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a developer of universal power adapters for portable computers and mobile electronic devices (e.g., mobile phones, PDAs, digital cameras, etc.) and creator of the patented iGo intelligent tip technology. iGo offers a full line of AC, DC and combination AC/DC power adapters for portable computers and low-power mobile electronic devices. All of these adapters leverage iGo's intelligent tip technology, which enables one power adapter to power/charge hundreds of brands and thousands of models of mobile electronic devices through the use of interchangeable tips
1 - .100% Barchart technical buy signal
2 - 12 new highs and up 68.51% in the last month
3 - Relative Strength Index 86.68% and rising
4 - Trades currently at 5.13 which is above its 50 day moving average of 3.32
5 - Positive investor sentiment - Motley Fool CAPS members vote 44 to 1 that the stock will beat the market and the All Stars agree 8 to 1
ZBRA - Zebra Technologies -- and its wholly-owned subsidiaries design, manufacture and support a broad range of direct thermal and thermal transfer bar code label printers, receipt printers, instant-issuanceplastic card printers and secure identification printing systems, related accessories, and support software. The company markets its products worldwide principally to manufacturing and service organizations for use in automatic identification, data collection, and personal identification systems
1 - .80% Barchart technical buy signal
2 - 3 new highs and up 3.26% in the last 5 days
3 - Relative Strength Index 60.30% and rising
4 - Trades currently at 38.79 which is above its 50 day moving average of 37.92
5 - Wall Street brokerages have published 2 buy and 6 hold recommendations based on projections of a 7.30% increase in sales next year, 13.40% increase in EPS next year and an annual EPS increase of 12.50% for the next 5 years
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