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JimVanMeerten (63.02)

July 2014

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5 Best NASDAQ 100 Stocks

July 29, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BBBY , CSCO , GILD

Today I used Barchart to sort the NASDAQ 100 Index stocks to find the 5 with the most consistent upward momentum in the last month.  First, I sorted for new high frequency in the last month, then I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

Today;s list includes Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Directv (DTV) and Automatic Data Processing (ADP):

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)


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5 Small Caps with Momentum

July 28, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CENX , CHE , GPRE

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 600 Small Cap Index stocks to find the stocks with the best momentum.  First I sorted for the stocks hitting the most frequent new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to find the charts I liked.

Today's list includes Century Aluminum (CENX), Chemed (CHE), Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE), American Assets Trusts (AAT) andPost Properties (PPS):

Century Aluminum (CENX)

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REITs Rule the Mid-Caps

July 25, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CPT , SVU , WRI

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index stocks to find the stocks with the most frequent new highs in the last month and I was surprised how may REITs were at the top of the list.  Among them were Camden Property Trusts (CPT), Supervalu (SVU), Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI), American Campus Communities (ACC) and Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE):

Camden Property Trust (CPT)


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This Weeks Large Cap Winners

July 24, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CSCO , KSU , EQR

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Index stocks to see which ones were hitting the most frequent new highs in the last month.  The list includes Cisco Systems (CSCO), Kansas City Southern (KSU), Equity Residential (EQR), CBRE Group (CBG), and National-Oilwell (NOV):

Cisco Systems (CSCO)


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The9 Limited

July 23, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NCTY

Today I added The9 Limited (NCTY) to the Barchart Van Meerten New High Portfolio for very positive price momentum:

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5 Stocks with All Time Highs

July 23, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MIC , NOV , NSLP

This morning I used Barchart to sort yesterday's list of stocks hitting All Time Highs to see which ones hit the most frequent new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  The list included Macquire Infrastructure (MIC), National-Oilwell (NOV), New Source Energy (NSLP), Ball Corp (BLL), and Wellpoint Health Networks (WLP):

Macquire Infrastructure (MIC)


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Royal Bank of Canada

July 18, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: RY

The Chart of the Day belongs to Royal Bank of Canada (RY).  I found the stock by sorting today's New High list for new high frequency in the last month then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 4/29 the stock gained 11.69%.

 Royal Bank of  Canada (RY) operates under the master brand name of RBC. It is Canada's largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, and one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies. It provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services on a global basis. They have approximately Seventy Thousand full- and part-time employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 36 other countries.


The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read.

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96% Barchart technical buy signals  [more]

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Ford Motor Company

July 17, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: F

The Chart of the Day belongs to Ford Motor Company (F).  I found the stock by sorting the New High List for new highs frequency in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a by on 5/27 the stock is up 9.78%.

Ford Motor Company (F) produces cars and trucks. The company and its subsidiaries also engage in other businesses, including manufacturing automotive components and systems and financing and renting vehicles and equipment. The company is divided up into the following four operating segments: Automotive, Visteon Automotive Systems, Ford Motor Credit Company, and The Hertz Corporation.


The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read.

Barchart technical indicators:

96% Barchart technical buy signals  [more]

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Pilgrim's Pride

July 13, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PPC

The Chart of the Day belongs to Pilgrim's Pride (PPC). I found the stock by sorting the New High list for new high frequency in the last month ten used the Flipchart feature to find the charts I liked. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 6/18 the stock gained 17.51%.

PPC is one of the largest chicken companies in the US, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The company's fresh chicken retail line is sold throughout the US, throughout Puerto Rico, and in the northern and central regions of Mexico. Its prepared chicken products meet the needs of some of the largest customers in the food service industry across the US. Additionally, the Company exports commodity chicken products to over 90 countries. As a vertically integrated company, it controls every phase of the production of its products. The company operates feed mills, hatcheries, processing plants and distribution centers in US, Puerto Rico and Mexico.


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Federal Realty Investment Trust

July 11, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: FRT

The Chart of the Day belongs to Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for new high frequency in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 6/27 the stock gained 1.41%.

FRT is an owner, operator & redeveloper of retail properties. The Trust's strategy is to acquire older, well-located properties in prime, densely populated & affluent areas & to enhance their operating performance through a program of renovation, expansion, reconfiguration & retenanting. The Trust's traditional focus has been on community & neighborhood shopping centers that are anchored by supermarkets, drug stores or high volume, value oriented retailers that provide consumer necessities.


The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages11 new highs and up 3.09% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 64.55%Barchart computes a technical support leve at 121.21Recently traded at 123.18 with a 50 day moving average of 119.95  [more]

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Hersha Hospitality Trusts HT buy signals

July 10, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HT

I recently added Hersah Hospitality Trust (HT) to the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio:


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Thompson Reuters buy signals

July 10, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: TRI

I recently added Thompson Reuters (TRI) to the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio:


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S&P 600 Small Cap YTD Winners

July 09, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PES , AMRI , TQNT

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 600 Small Cap Index stocks to find who were the YTD price gainers.  Some have some steam left, and some are beginning to run out of steam.
The list includes Pioneer Energy Services (PES), Albany Molecular Research (AMRI), Triquint Semiconductor (TQNT), GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE):

Pioneer Energy Services (PES) 124.47%


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Asbury Automotive Group

July 08, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ABG

The Chart of the Day belongs to Asbury Automotive Group (ABG).  I found the stock by sorting the New All Time High list for Weighted Alpha then used the Flipchart function to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 6/20 the stock gained 8.35%

Asbury Automotive Group is one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States. They sell, finance and service a diverse range of foreign and domestic automobile brands.


The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read.

Barchart technical indicators:

96% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages11 new highs and up 8.61% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 77.79%Barchart computes a technical support level at 70.22Recently traded at 71.18 with a 50 day moving average of 64.68Fundametal factors:Market Cap $2.20 billionP/E 18.70Revenue expected to grow 8.30% this year and another 6.10% next yearEarnings estimated to increase by 16.70% this  year, an additional 11.90% next year and continue to increase at an annual rate of 16.1% for the next 5 yearsWall Street analysts issued 4 strong buy, 3 buy, 2 hold, 1 under perform and a single sell recommendation on the stockAs the economy recovers auto sales should increase too.  Use the 50 day moving average as a sign of weakness and exit at the 100 day moving average.  [more]

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S&P 400 Mid Cap YTD Winners

July 08, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HSH , RFMD , SUNE

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Stock Index to see which stocks were the YTD winners.  I then use the Flipchart feature to review the charts and noted that some of them seem to have run our of gas or in the case of Hillshire Brands made good acquisition targets.

The list includes Hillshire Brands (HSH) 87.65%, RF Micro Devices (RFMD) 83.14%, SunEdison (SUNE) 65.21%, Royal Gold (RGLD) 62.64%, and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) 61.17%:

Hillshire Brands (HSH)


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Sold Exelon - EXC

July 08, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: EXC

I deleted Exelon (EXC) from the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio for negative price momentum:


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S&P 500 YTD Winners

July 07, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NFX , NBR , GMCR

Today I decided to see if the YTD S&P 500 Large Cap stock winners still have some upside potential left.  It seems they do.  I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Index stocks for YTD price increase then used the Flipchart feature to review the chart.  All were currently still rising.

The list included Newfield Exploration (NFX) 76.21%, Nabors Industries (NBR) 74.34%,       Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) 66.53%, Electronic Arts (EA) 60.20%, Micron Technology (MU) 53.68%:

Newfield Exploration (NFX)


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This Year's NASDAQ 100 Winners

July 04, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GMCR , ILMN , MU

I used Barchart to sort the NASDAQ 100 Index stocks to find the 5 that has the best year to date rise in prices.  A look at their charts and technical indicators show that they still may have a little more upside to come.

The list includes Keuring Green Mountain (GMCR) 65.79%, Illumina (ILMN) 60.98%, Micron Technology (MU) 55.08%, Tesla Motors (TSLA) 52.40%, Sandisk (SNDK) 51.35%:

Keurig Grenn Mountain (GMCR)


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5 Small Caps on the Move

July 02, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NTCT , FCFS , EFII

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 600 Small Cap Index stocks to find the ones with the best momentum and charts.  I fist sorted for new high frequency in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

Today's list includes Netscout Systems (NTCT), First Cash Financial Services (FCFS),     Electronics For Imaging (EFII), Monotype Imaging(TYPE) and Analogic (ALOG):

Netscout Systems (NTCT)


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