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Chicago, IL – February 10, 2020 – Stocks in this week’s article are Sharps Compliance Corp. (SMED - Free Report) , Daqo New Energy Corp. (DQ - Free Report) , Forterra Inc. (FRTA - Free Report) , SYNNEX Corp. (SNX - Free Report) and Citizens Financial Services Inc. (CZFS - Free Report) .

5 Stocks with Recent Price Strength Defying Market Volatility

U.S. stock markets record-breaking bull run of 2019 came to a halt in January thanks to the outbreak of deadly coronavirus in China. Several economists are of the opinion that it may delay global economic recovery. Consequently, the Dow 30 and the S&P 500 indexes dropped 1% and 0.2%, respectively in the last month while the Nasdaq Composite gained nearly 2%.

Wall Street resumed its rally with the commencement of February. All three major stock indexes ended in positive territory in the first four trading days of this month. The rally was driven by optimism regarding development of new vaccines that can contain the deadly coronavirus. Moreover, recently released strong economic data of January bolstered investor sentiments.

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.

For the rest of this Screen of the Week article please visit Zacks.com at: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/754087/5-stocks-with-recent-price-strength-defying-market-volatility

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