For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – January 22, 2020 – Stocks in this week’s article are Forterra Inc. FRTA, SYNNEX Corp. SNX, Sony Corp. , Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc. EBMT and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. TSM.
5 Stocks with Recent Price Strength for a Solid Portfolio
Wall Street is firing on all cylinders since the beginning of this year, breaking one record after another. It seems that the bulls have no intention of taking a breather after completing the best year in the last six years. This year’s momentum starts from where it ended in 2019.
Notably, in the first 12 trading days of this year, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite scored fresh closing highs half of the time. During these days, the Dow, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite surpassed the respective key technical barriers of 29,000, 3,300 and 9,000.
For the week ended Jan 17, all three major indexes posted their largest percentage gains since the week ended Aug 30, 2018. The Dow finished in the positive territory in five of the past six weeks, the S&P 500 ended in the green for two successive weeks and the Nasdaq Composite maintained its winning streak for six straight weeks.
At this stage, wouldn’t it be a safer strategy to look for stocks that are winners currently and have the potential to gain further?
Sounds good? Here’s how to execute it:
One should primarily target stocks that have recently been on a bull run. Actually, stocks seeing price strength recently have a high chance of carrying the momentum forward.
If a stock is continuously witnessing an uptrend, there must be a solid reason or else it would have probably crashed. So, looking at stocks that are capable of beating the benchmark that they have set for themselves seems rational.
However, recent price strength alone cannot create magic. Therefore, you need to set other relevant parameters to create a successful investment strategy.
Here’s how you should create the screen to shortlist the current as well as the potential winners.
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