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Notice to visitors: Our algorithm finds high-momentum stocks.  Price momentum surges, especially if accompanied by volume surges often presage a significant move.  Stocks in a database of about 8,000 stocks are ranked by momentum.. 

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Momentum is similar to price-rate-of-change.  The difference is that momentum is expressed usually as a ratio, and price-rate-of-change is expressed as a percent.  Both are “momentum” measurements.  We express the momentum as a percentage here because it is easier for most people to visualize percentages than ratios.
       It is often possible to catch a stock early in a sustained move by monitoring stocks that have undergone a recent momentum surge.  Our momentum scanner computes the 10-day momentum of each of thousands of stocks.  Remember that a high 10-day momentum figure does not necessarily mean a viable trend has begun.  There may be nearby overhead resistance to any additional upside movement.  If there is, you should either wait and see if the stock breaks through that resistance or look elsewhere.  Look at the stock’s 3-year chart and it’s 1-year chart to get a sense of the context for the recent momentum.  Is the stock accelerating after touching its rising trendline, breaking through its upper Bollinger band, bursting through the neckline of an inverted head-and-shoulders formation, or breaking through the upper resistance boundary of an ascending triangle?  Look for such things to validate that the momentum is probably the beginning of a significant move.  If you do not know what these formations are, learn what overhead resistance looks like.  Many people consider the lack of overhead resistance to be sufficient reason to purchase a high-momentum stock.
       Extreme readings are more likely to be followed by a continuation of the upside movement.    Check a stock carefully before you buy it.  A momentum surge may result because of a possible takeover.  In such cases, a stock will usually gap up to a certain level then level off with little price change from then on (it goes relatively flat).  There might be another surge later or the stock may stay there for up to a few months and then plummet if the takeover collapses.  In short, the upside move may already be over.  We believe it is better to look for stocks that have not spiked up abruptly then traded flat after that, and that you make sure there is no nearby resistance overhanging the stock.  The bottom line is that stocks with the greatest momentum out of thousands of stocks probably have that momentum for a good reason
       The following is a list of 100 stocks that have the greatest momentum of thousands of stocks (we start with the Reuters database that has approximately 8,000 stocks). The list also includes buy and sell signals based on Donchian’s dual moving average (5 x 20) crossover system for all 100 stocks.
       This list was originally for subscribers only.  Now it is available to all visitors.  If there is nothing compelling on any given list, there might very well be something worth considering on the next list. 

“Mom” column shows how much the stock has gained in the last 10 days.

Updated Wed 8/4/21  after the close of market
Stock Name Sym Close % Ch %Vol Mom 5×20
             
AEROCENTURY ACY 24.69 35.51 77.4 90.8%  
NEW HOME NWHM 8.91 -0.11 -13.1 83.7%  
ALLIED HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS AHPI 8.76 -1.57 -68.0 45.8%  
JAKKS PACIFIC JAKK 14.81 2.21 13.4 43.1%  
SUPPORT.COM SPRT 7.00 12.54 -3.5 41.4%  
ENVELA ELA 5.16 6.39 179.3 33.0%  
SILICON MOTION TECHNO ADR REP 4 SIMO 80.90 4.33 52.3 30.9%  
TRANSLATE BIO TBIO 37.85 0.48 -80.3 28.5%  
CHINA PHARMA HOLDINGS CPHI 0.91 2.51 -38.5 26.1%  
MOSYS MOSY 5.67 18.87 2380.9 25.7%  
STANDARD LITHIUM SLI 7.40 7.09 20.4 24.8%  
REPLIGEN RGEN 252.59 1.41 12.9 24.1%  
HARMONIC HLIT 10.08 -5.17 -64.7 23.2%  
INTERSECT ENT XENT 24.48 2.04 11.4 23.0%  
SPHERE 3D ANY 3.32 2.47 12.2 23.0%  
TRINITY BIOTECH ADR REP 4 CL A TRIB 2.39 3.46 -56.5 22.6%
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUT UTI 6.96 -2.11 -54.8 21.9%  
CERUS CERS 6.19 20.66 355.8 21.1%  
HOLLYSYS AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES HOLI 19.03 -4.23 -61.1 21.1%  
JONES LANG LASALLE JLL 242.33 9.48 140.9 20.5%  
MICROSTRATEGY CL A MSTR 670.93 7.34 17.3 20.5%  
NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL NYMX 1.62 -0.61 33.6 20.0%  
UNITED MICR ELCTRNS ADR REP 5 UMC 10.95 2.82 13.4 19.5%  
AVIAT NETWORKS AVNW 37.31 0.95 -39.1 19.4%  
PERKINELMER PKI 186.85 0.96 -16.0 19.3%  
VERACYTE VCYT 46.34 3.90 -8.9 19.2%  
THE9 ADR 30 CL A NCTY 11.98 6.11 165.0 18.9%  
SPAR GROUP SGRP 1.84 -3.16 -27.1 18.7%  
CREDIT ACCEPTANCE CACC 561.57 3.77 -17.5 18.6%  
CHINA XD PLASTICS CXDC 0.57 -38.72 -74.6 18.6%
LUNA INNOVATIONS LUNA 12.45 0.08 9.5 18.6%  
INOGEN INGN 82.26 5.27 45.1 18.3%  
A10 NETWORKS ATEN 13.24 1.77 -41.8 18.1%  
PERFICIENT PRFT 99.20 1.22 28.8 18.1%  
ENCORE WIRE WIRE 81.72 2.93 -48.0 18.0%  
MERITAGE HOMES MTH 109.08 -1.80 -27.0 17.6%  
MAXLINEAR MXL 50.46 2.69 -3.0 17.4%  
POWER INTEGRATIONS POWI 99.17 2.00 -43.1 17.4%  
SAIA SAIA 238.09 1.10 182.1 17.1%  
CROCS CROX 140.43 2.44 29.7 17.0%  
FLUIDIGM FLDM 6.87 -1.86 28.5 17.0%  
EXPONENT EXPO 111.06 1.40 -53.9 17.0%  
TRINET GROUP TNET 85.01 -0.13 24.0 17.0%  
INDIA GLOBALIZATION CAPITAL IGC 1.73 -2.26 -0.9 16.9%  
ORIGIN AGRITECH SEED 12.15 -4.48 -71.5 16.6%  
WESTWOOD HOLDINGS GROUP WHG 26.87 3.03 46.7 16.5%  
WEST PHARM SVC WST 428.14 1.41 17.1 16.4%  
CELESTICA CLS 8.71 -4.18 -1.3 16.3%  
ALKERMES ALKS 27.97 0.39 -29.5 16.1%  
CLEARFIELD CLFD 42.58 -2.07 15.0 15.9%  
HILL ROM HOLDINGS HRC 137.44 -0.93 -61.1 15.9%  
UNDER ARMOUR CL C UA 20.51 6.71 0.8 15.7%  
PAYCOM SOFTWARE PAYC 442.86 10.70 90.4 15.6%  
GENTHERM THRM 81.85 -1.73 -40.1 15.4%  
TRI POINTE HOMES TPH 23.90 -2.65 -16.6 15.4%  
AMKOR TECHNOLOGY AMKR 26.64 2.62 -3.1 15.3%  
LAKELAND FINANCIAL LKFN 67.15 -0.53 -94.5 15.2%  
DEXCOM DXCM 514.53 -1.28 114.9 15.1%  
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS MPWR 466.43 2.17 -20.6 15.1%  
MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE VIVO 21.10 -1.72 -28.7 15.1%  
ICON ICLR 246.07 0.82 -66.2 15.0%  
BIO RAD LABORATORIES CL A BIO 762.12 2.20 6.5 14.9%  
FORTINET FTNT 304.02 2.10 -20.8 14.9%  
BIRKS GROUP CL A VTG BGI 2.87 1.06 171.7 14.8%  
MARATHON DIGITAL HOLDINGS MARA 28.72 5.86 12.7 14.6%  
REGIONAL MANAGEMENT RM 59.30 10.92 143.6 14.6%  
TERNIUM ADR REPRESENTING TEN TX 51.24 2.95 56.8 14.6%  
DSP GROUP DSPG 16.65 -1.30 81.4 14.4%  
YUM BRANDS YUM 133.52 0.08 -23.0 14.3%  
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY ALGN 708.01 0.95 -28.9 14.3%  
DOMINOS PIZZA DPZ 536.68 -0.70 -12.1 14.1%  
ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES OSUR 11.98 -3.47 73.0 13.9%  
MBIA MBI 13.09 0.38 23.5 13.8%  
DIREXION SEMICONDUCTOR BULL 3X ETF SOXL 47.61 3.57 27.1 13.8%  
SEAGEN SGEN 163.21 3.17 72.6 13.7%  
F5 NETWORKS FFIV 212.08 -0.41 -53.4 13.4%  
ARES MANAGEMENT CL A ARES 72.66 -0.16 -15.1 13.3%  
PROSHARES ULTRA BLOM NAT GAS ETF BOIL 46.07 4.49 74.4 13.2%  
RBC BEARINGS ROLL 230.17 0.05 -22.6 13.2%  
ARC DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS ARC 2.33 3.56 121.9 13.1%  
GARTNER IT 289.88 -1.29 -35.8 13.0%  
NUCOR NUE 104.90 -1.66 -29.8 12.9%  
DECKERS OUTDOOR DECK 436.57 1.42 1.8 12.8%  
AON CL A AON 259.41 -1.76 -9.9 12.8%  
CYBEROPTICS CYBE 45.10 -3.53 -38.4 12.8%  
UNITED THERAPEUTICS UTHR 206.09 14.08 297.7 12.8%
ARCBEST ARCB 65.22 1.21 -51.5 12.7%  
ORAMED PHARMACEUTICALS ORMP 15.10 -2.52 -5.2 12.7%  
BLUELINX BXC 47.63 8.03 96.8 12.6%  
BELDEN BDC 53.81 9.48 132.3 12.5%  
MIDDLESEX WATER MSEX 106.96 0.60 -5.5 12.1%  
DIODES DIOD 86.38 2.59 -0.6 12.0%  
DIREXION DLY FTSE CHNA BER 3X ETF YANG 17.24 -4.12 -3.6 12.0%  
MITEK SYSTEMS MITK 21.54 -0.97 -27.4 12.0%  
HUTTIG BUILDING PRODUCTS HBP 5.91 -3.27 101.2 11.9%  
CLEVELAND CLIFFS CLF 23.70 -2.83 -4.1 11.9%  
SPS COMMERCE SPSC 112.29 0.40 -37.4 11.9%  
RETRACTABLE TECHNOLOGIES RVP 12.55 -1.26 -72.6 11.9%  
CAPITAL BANCORP CBNK 22.76 0.09 -69.1 11.8%  
CENTURY COMMUNITIES CCS 69.45 -3.03 27.4 11.8%