Breakoutwatch Weekly Summary 09/22/18
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| New Features this Week
| Top Cup and Handle Chart Pattern Stocks
| Best Performing Index
Best Performing Industry
Most Improved Industry
|NASDAQ Slips due to New Sector
A new sector 'Communications Services' was created following Friday's close resulting in significantly increased trading in NASDAQ stocks as portfolio managers re-balanced portfolios in anticipation of the new sector beginning operation on Monday. The change also coincided with a 'quadruple witching day' when volumes usually increase as futures and options contracts expire. Several large cap technology stocks (Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet) took a hit as they were re-classified into the new sector. The result was a loss for the week of the NASDAQ of 0.3% while the DJI and S&P 500 gained 2.3% and 0.9% respectively. The composition of the new sector is:
Top performing breakout stock for the week was MRNS which broke out from a cup and handle pattern on Monday. The stock showed volume well above average the day before breakout suggesting that a breakout was imminent.
No new features this week
Our latest strategy suggestions are here.
|Brkout Date||Symbol||Base||Squeeze||BrkoutOut Price||Brkout Day Close||RS Rank*||Last Close||Current % off BOP||Gain at Intraday High|
|*RS Rank on day before breakout.|
|NITE||25.83||179,388||Nightstar Therapeutics plc - American Depositary S||Investment Brokerage - Regional||97||25.50|
|NDLS||12.55||780,543||Noodles & Company - Common Stock||Restaurants||97||12.50|
|SKY||30.10||526,884||Skyline Champion Corporation Common Stock||Manufactured Housing||96||30.03|
|GPRK||19.12||393,795||Geopark Ltd Common Shares||Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration||95||19.00|
|These stocks meet our suggested screening factors
for our Cup and Handle Chart Pattern watchlist.
See Revised Rules for Trading Cup and Handle Breakouts
|Index||Value||Change Week||Change YTD||Trend1|
1The Market Trend is derived from our proprietary market model. The market model is described on the site here.
2The site also shows industry rankings based on fundamentals, combined technical and fundamentals, and on price alone. The site also shows daily industry movements.
|1 Week||13 Weeks||26 Weeks||Year-to-Date|
|1 Week||3 Weeks||13 Weeks||26 Weeks|
|Internet Service Providers
||Internet Service Providers
||Auto Parts Stores
|Housewares & Accessories
|Toy & Hobby Stores
|Charts of each industry rank and performance over 12 months are available on the site|
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