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5 Great Stocks

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April 07, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PDS , ADP , KCI.DL

What makes a great stock?  How about what stocks have most consistently hit new highs over the last 6 months.  At the market close today I used Barchart to find the 5 stocks that have hit the most frequent new highs in the last 6 months.  Look at this list and compare it to where you've had your money invested for the last 6 months.

PDS - Precision Drilling - an innovative, performance oriented, integrated oilfield drilling and energy service company. They are committed to providing technologically advanced equipment, and expertise, a safe operating environment, and quality service to the oil and gas and industrial businesses.

1 - 96% Barchart technical buy signal

2 - Trend Spotter buy signal

3 - 55 new highs and up 103.23% in the last 6 month

4 - Relative Strength Index 76.86% and still rising

5 - Trades around 14.47 with a 50 day moving average of 11.88

ADP = Automatic Data Processing - one of the largest providers of computerized transaction processing, data communication, and information services in the world. ADP Employer Services offers a comprehensive range of payroll, human resources, benefits administration, time and attendance, tax filing and reporting, professional employer organization, compliance management and retirement plan services to employers in the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America.

1 - 100% Barchart technical buy signal

2 - Trend spotter buy signal

3 - 50 new highs and up 27.36% in the last 6 months

4 - Relative Strength Index 74.32% and still rising

5 - Trades around 52.93 with a 50 day moving average of 49.25

KCI - Kinetic Concepts - a global medical technology company with leadership positions in advanced wound care and therapeutic surfaces.

1 - 96% Barchart technical buy signal

2 - Trend Spotter buy signa

3 - l49 new highs and up 48.20% in the last 6 months

4 - Relative Strength Index 73.62% and still rising

5 - Trades around 55.37 with a 50 day moving average of 49.94

ERIE - Erie Indemnity - principal business activity consists of management of the affairs for Erie Insurance Exchange. The company alsoparticipates in the property/casualty insurance business through its three wholly owned subsidiaries, Erie Insurance Company, Erie Insurance Company of New York, and Erie Insurance Property and Casualty Company and through its management of the Flagship City Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Erie Insurance Exchange.

1 - 96% Barchart technical buy signal

2 - Trend Spotter buy signal

3 - 48 new highs and up 30.96% in the last 6 months

4 - Relative Strength Index 62.81% and still rising

5 - Trades around 71.80 with a 50 day moving average of 69.04

AON - Aon Corp - a holding company whose operating subsidiaries carry onbusiness in three distinct segments: insurance brokerage and other services; consulting; and insurance underwriting. The Insurance Brokerage and Other Services segment consists of its retail and reinsurance brokerage operations. The Consulting segment provides consulting services including employee benefits, human resources, and change management. Its Insurance Underwriting segment sells life and accident and health insurance, extended warranty, specialty and other insurance products.

1 - 100% Barchart technical buy signal

2 - Trend Spotter buy signal

3 - 45 new highs and up 38.54% in the last 6 months

4 - Relative Strength Index 68.35% and still rising

5 - Trades around 54.17 with a 50 day moving average of 51.05

How much more steam do the have??  I have no idea, but eveyone of then still has a rising Relative Strength Index

Jim Van Meerten is an analyst for  Marketocracy Capital Management.  He shares his knowledge and experience from over 40 years of investing in stocks, mutual funds and ETFs onBarchart.com  in his daily blog -- Barchart Portfolio Blogs.

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