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50 Top Momentum Stocks -
three ways of calculating bullish momentum

1. Bullish Momentum = a big increase in Trend Score

Every other day we scan and test all the stocks on the major exchanges as part of our Alert HQ process. We look at multiple technical indicators including a few that we have devised here at TradeRadar.

This report lists the 50 stocks showing the most recent burst of bullish momentum based on daily data.

We define bullish momentum as a big INCREASE in Trend Score. Then we sort the list according to overall Trend Score from best to worst so you can quickly see the ones with the most promising charts.

Trend Score is our proprietary combination of technical factors reduced to a signal number that allows us to quickly identify stocks on the move. Factors include Moving Averages, Wilder's DMI (ADX), Aroon and MACD. We combine the scores for each of these indicators into a composite score that ranges from 0 to 6 that shows how strongly a stock is trending in a bullish direction.

2. Bullish Momentum = multiple moving averages heading upward

This report lists the 50 stocks showing sustained bullish momentum based on daily data. We define bullish momentum as the following:

  • 20-day Moving Average > 50-day Moving Average > 200-day Moving Average
  • Slope 20-day Moving Average > 0 and Slope of 50-day Moving Average > 0 and Slope of 200-day Moving Average > 0
  • Latest Price > 20-day Moving Average

Then we sort the list according to a momentum score so you can quickly see the ones with the most promising charts.

NOTE on MACD Confirmation, DMI Confirmation and Aroon Confirmation:

If either MACD Confirmation or DMI Confirmation or Aroon Confirmation is set to "No" then it means the upward trend may be weakening.

3. Bullish Momentum = highest Trend Score

This report lists the 50 stocks showing sustained bullish momentum based on daily data.

In this case we define bullish momentum as simply having the highest Trend Score (typically between 5 and 6 on our scale). Then we sort the list according to overall trend score from best to worst so you can quickly see the ones with the most promising charts.

Trend Score is our proprietary combination of technical factors reduced to a signal number that allows us to quickly identify stocks on the move. Factors include Moving Averages, Wilder's DMI (ADX), Aroon and MACD. We combine the scores for each of these indicators into a composite score that ranges from 0 to 6 that shows how strongly a stock is trending in a bullish direction.

Momentum Trading Strategy - how to use our data

Momentum Trading as an investing strategy is when traders look to profit from either buying or selling short securities when they are strongly trending - i.e., when price action momentum is high. High momentum is evidenced by price advancing or declining over a wide range in a relatively short period of time.

The stocks on this page have been evaluated using daily closing data. All have rising trend lines within the most recent four to eight weeks. As such, they are good candidates for a long-only momentum strategy. In other words, gains can be had if the trends continue. Some traders will look for the trends to extend through several weeks while others may opt to take a very short-term approach and day-trade the expected price moves. The trader will then exit the trade when the trend weakens.

To pick the best momentum trading candidate from the lists on this page you must do your due diligence. We have tools to help. Hover over the stock symbol and check the chart thumbnail and make sure it looks good to you. Look at the industry in which the company operates and make sure you are comfortable in that kind of investment. Click on the stock symbol to go our Stock Search page which provides more detail on both technical and fundamental data as well as an interactive chart. Determine if you are ready for an immediate investment or whether you would prefer a better set-up - i.e., a pullback that would provide a lower entry price. Determine an appropriate stop level. Have an exit scenario or target in mind and be sure to keep an eye on the charts so you can be ready to sell when your target has been reached.

Scroll down and click on the tabs to review each category of today's data in a tabular format.
Interested in stocks that are in proven, strong up-trends?

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50 Top Momentum stocks for Mar 01, 2021

Be sure to check all 3 tabs for each category of momentum stocks and ETFs

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Trend Score Change Symbol Name Industry Last Price PE Ratio Recent Trend Score Previous Trend Score
1.83CORE Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc.Food Distribution$36.0827.135.003.17
1.83FRPH FRP Holdings, Inc.Real Estate Services$47.9034.045.003.17
1.67MIK The Michaels Companies, Inc.Specialty Retail$16.8511.245.173.50
1.67MTRN Materion CorporationOther Industrial Metals & Mining$73.2297.635.003.33
1.67TKR Timken Company (The)Tools & Accessories$81.4621.905.503.83
1.66MORF Morphic Holding, Inc.Biotechnology$84.85N/A5.834.17
1.66WRK Westrock CompanyPackaging & Containers$46.17N/A4.833.17
1.50AERI Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Drug Manufacturers-Specialty & Generic$19.18N/A5.504.00
1.50ARAY Accuray IncorporatedMedical Devices$5.4668.255.003.50
1.50COMM CommScope Holding Company, Inc.Communication Equipment$15.21N/A4.833.33
1.50HCI HCI Group, Inc.Insurance-Property & Casualty$74.1819.275.834.33
1.50NYT New York Times Company (The)Publishing$55.0191.685.504.00
1.34IDEX Ideanomics, Inc.Software-Application$3.63N/A4.673.33
1.34WIMI WiMi Hologram Cloud Inc.Advertising Agencies$9.78N/A5.173.83
1.33BHAT Blue Hat Interactive EntertainmElectronic Gaming & Multimedia$1.344.804.833.50
1.33CIA Citizens, Inc.Insurance-Life$6.43N/A4.833.50
1.33ECOR electroCore, Inc.Medical Instruments & Supplies$2.64N/A4.833.50
1.33FLXS Flexsteel Industries, Inc.Furnishings, Fixtures & Appliances$36.69N/A4.503.17
1.33FRSX Foresight Autonomous Holdings LAuto Parts$9.06N/A4.833.50
1.33IESC IES Holdings, Inc.Engineering & Construction$48.8522.934.503.17
1.33KZR Kezar Life Sciences, Inc.Biotechnology$6.16N/A4.503.17
1.33MDVL MedAvail Holdings, Inc.Drug Manufacturers-Specialty & Generic$15.33N/A4.503.17
1.33RYAM Rayonier Advanced Materials IncChemicals$10.701,070.005.834.50
1.33WERN Werner Enterprises, Inc.Trucking$44.3518.184.833.50
1.17APG APi Group CorporationEngineering & Construction$19.55N/A5.003.83
1.17AWH Aspira Womens Health Inc.Diagnostics & Research$7.57N/A4.673.50
1.17CBD Companhia Brasileira de DistribDepartment Stores$16.5115.265.003.83
1.17CLSK CleanSpark, Inc.Software-Application$28.46N/A4.503.33
1.17CSTL Castle Biosciences, Inc.Diagnostics & Research$82.04N/A5.003.83
1.17DKNG DraftKings Inc.Gambling$68.72N/A5.504.33
1.17INUV Inuvo, Inc.Advertising Agencies$1.31N/A4.673.50
1.17NNI Nelnet, Inc.Credit Services$74.138.225.003.83
1.17PDD Pinduoduo Inc.Internet Retail$186.15N/A5.003.83
1.17QUIK QuickLogic CorporationSemiconductors$8.83N/A6.004.83
1.17SMPL The Simply Good Foods CompanyPackaged Foods$30.7350.135.504.33
1.17TROW T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.Asset Management$168.2216.865.003.83
1.16DRTT DIRTT Environmental Solutions LEngineering & Construction$2.47N/A4.833.67
1.16IMAB I-MABBiotechnology$63.97N/A5.834.67
1.16JHCS John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETFn/a$38.59N/A5.334.17
1.16SMCP AlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETFn/a$29.87N/A5.334.17
1.16WSTG Wayside Technology Group, Inc.Electronics & Computer Distribution$20.8223.294.333.17
1.16WW WW International, Inc.Personal Services$31.2729.224.833.67
1.00AMOT Allied Motion Technologies, IncElectronic Components$50.3333.094.833.83
1.00BCC Boise Cascade, L.L.C.Lumber & Wood Production$52.4511.814.503.50
1.00CERC Cerecor Inc.Biotechnology$3.73N/A5.504.50
1.00CSSE Chicken Soup for the Soul EnterBroadcasting$27.46N/A5.174.17
1.00CVLT Commvault Systems, Inc.Software-Application$67.06N/A5.174.17
1.00CWCO Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.Utilities-Regulated Water$13.6543.064.503.50
1.00DCTH Delcath Systems, Inc.Medical Devices$20.01N/A4.173.17
1.00EBMT Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc.Banks-Regional$22.937.375.004.00
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