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 MIDDAY BREAKOUTS REPORT - TUESDAY, AUGUST 5TH, 2014
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DOW 16494.27 -75.01 (-0.45%) | NASDAQ 4367.94 -15.95 (-0.36%) | S&P 500 1930.68 -8.31 (-0.43%)
Time of Screening : 8/5/2014 11:46:52 AM         Report Released : 8/5/2014 12:22:04 PM
Price is: Above 52W High and Less Than 52W High but within 10% of the 52 Week High
Volume Is: At least 57.5% of 50 Day Average at the time of the screening.
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Featured Stocks Page
Symbol/Exchange
Company Name
Industry Group
PRICE CHANGE
(%Change)
Day High Volume
(% DAV)
(50 DAV)
52 Wk Hi
% From Hi
Date
Featured
Price
Featured
Pivot Point
Max Buy
ACT - NYSE
Actavis plc
Medical-Generic Drugs
$214.77 -1.00
-0.46%
$216.70 3,366,555
145.24% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 2,318,000
$230.77
-6.93%
6/20/2014 $216.53 PP = $230.87
MB = $242.41
Most Recent Note - 8/5/2014 11:49:08 AM
Y - Sputtering just below its 50 DMA line this week with volume-driven losses, yet still perched -6.8% off its 52-week high. Subsequent volume-driven gains to new highs may trigger a technical buy signal.
>>> The latest Featured Stock Update with an annotated graph appeared on 7/16/2014. Click here.
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WLK - NYSE
Westlake Chemical Corp
CHEMICALS - Specialty Chemicals
$84.86 -4.41
-4.94%
$86.46 972,544
171.52% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 567,000
$91.97
-7.73%
4/29/2014 $72.79 PP = $69.31
MB = $72.78
Most Recent Note - 8/5/2014 12:15:10 PM
G - Reported earnings +11% on +6% sales revenues for the Jun '14 quarter, below the +25% minimum earnings guideline (C criteria), raising fundamental concerns. Gapped down today for a loss with above average volume, testing support at its 50 DMA line ($84.56).
>>> The latest Featured Stock Update with an annotated graph appeared on 7/25/2014. Click here.
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Symbol - Exchange - Industry Group
Company Name
Last Chg Day
High
52 WK Hi % From Hi Volume
% DAV
DAV
AGN - NYSE - DRUGS - Drug Manufacturers - Other
Allergan Inc
$161.54 -2.16
-1.32%
$164.00 $174.49 -7.42% 2,249,322
80.82%
2,783,000
Most Recent Note for AGN - 8/5/2014 11:50:31 AM
Slumped below its 50 DMA line with a streak of 4 consecutive losses. Consolidating in a tight range since a gap up gain on 4/22/14 following an unsolicited bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX). Reported earnings +24% on +17% sales revenues for the Jun '14 quarter. Prior mid-day reports cautioned members - "Its annual earnings growth has been steady. Quarterly earnings comparisons have been below the +25% guideline."
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AKRX - NASDAQ - DRUGS - Drug Manufacturers - Other
Akorn Inc
$35.94 +1.61
4.69%
$37.55 $37.08 -3.07% 1,128,518
113.99%
990,000
Most Recent Note for AKRX - 8/5/2014 11:51:17 AM
Gapped up today hitting a new 52-week high. Reported earnings +23% on +23% sales revenues for the Mar '14 quarter and prior quarterly earnings increases were sub par. Found support at its 200 DMA line during its deep consolidation since noted with caution in the 2/27/14 mid-day report - "Annual earnings history (A criteria) is not a match with the models of past great winners identified using the fact-based investment system.'"

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CAR - NASDAQ - Leisure-Services
Avis Budget Group Inc
$60.82 +2.70
4.64%
$61.18 $61.95 -1.83% 1,299,161
102.62%
1,266,000
Most Recent Note for CAR - 8/5/2014 11:52:43 AM
Gapped up today rebounding above its 50 DMA line and rallying toward its 52-week high. Prior mid-day reports cautioned members - "Quarterly and annual earnings history has been erratic and not a match with the fundamental guidelines (C and A criteria) of the fact-based investment system."
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CNI - NYSE - TRANSPORTATION - Railroads
Canadian Natl Ry Co
$66.10 -0.76
-1.13%
$66.67 $69.75 -5.24% 562,323
65.92%
853,000
Most Recent Note for CNI - 8/5/2014 11:53:51 AM
Consolidating above its 50 DMA line. Quarterly and annual earnings history has not been strong and steady. This Canadian railroad operator was dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 7/21/2006.
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CVS - NYSE - RETAIL - Drug Stores
C V S Caremark Corp
$77.56 +0.19
0.25%
$78.96 $79.43 -2.35% 2,471,244
71.03%
3,479,000
Most Recent Note for CVS - 8/5/2014 11:54:43 AM
Perched near its 52-week and all-time highs, forming an orderly base and finding support near its 50 DMA line. Fundamental concerns remain while its Mar '14 quarterly earnings were +23% on +6% sales revenues versus the year ago period. It survived but failed to impress since long ago noted in the 5/06/08 mid-day report -"Earnings growth below guidelines."
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IBCA - NASDAQ - BANKING - Regional - Northeast Banks
Intervest Bancshares
$9.41 +0.02
0.21%
$9.43 $9.60 -1.98% 353,089
246.92%
143,000
Most Recent Note for IBCA - 8/5/2014 11:55:25 AM
Holding its ground at its 52-week high following a considerable gap up and volume-driven gain on 8/01/14 news it is to be acquired by Bank of the Ozarks Inc (OZRK). Fundamentals are not a match with the C and A criteria of the fact-based investment system.

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IFF - NYSE - CHEMICALS - Specialty Chemicals
Intl Flavors & Fragrance
$98.07 -3.86
-3.79%
$98.94 $105.84 -7.34% 369,548
106.19%
348,000
Most Recent Note for IFF - 8/5/2014 11:57:21 AM
Violated its 50 DMA line with damaging volume-driven losses last week. Fundamental concerns remain. Noted with caution in prior mid-day reports - "Sales revenues and earnings history is below the guidelines of the fact-based system."
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IHG - NYSE - LEISURE - Lodging
Intercontinental Hotels
$38.62 -1.40
-3.50%
$38.62 $42.54 -9.21% 190,222
58.71%
324,000
Most Recent Note for IHG - 8/5/2014 11:59:31 AM
Slumped below its 50 DMA line last week. Mar and Jun '14 sales and earnings were below the year ago periods. Noted with caution in prior mid-day reports - " Reported earnings +18% on +0% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2013 versus the year ago period. Its prior earnings history (A criteria) is below guidelines of the fact-based system."
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JLL - NYSE - REAL ESTATE - Property Management/Developmen
Jones Lang Lasalle Inc
$130.93 +1.33
1.03%
$131.00 $131.70 -0.58% 126,166
60.08%
210,000
Most Recent Note for JLL - 8/5/2014 12:00:51 PM
Found support at its 50 DMA line and it is rallying near its 52-week high with today's 3rd consecutive volume-driven gain. The 8/01/14 mid-day report cautioned members - "Reported earnings +46% on +29% sales revenues for the Jun '14 quarter, but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly earnings per share increases should be above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in the most recent 3 or 4 quarterly comparisons versus the year ago periods. Research shows that earnings growth is the single most important indicator of a stock's potential to make a big price move."
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NVO - NYSE - DRUGS - Drug Manufacturers - Other
Novo Nordisk A/S Adr
$45.90 +0.51
1.12%
$46.13 $48.42 -5.20% 2,274,029
274.64%
828,000
Most Recent Note for NVO - 8/5/2014 12:02:10 PM
Found support at its 50 DMA line this week, tallying volume-driven gains. Prior mid-day reports repeatedly cautioned members - "Reported earnings +18% on +9% sales revenues for the Mar '14 quarter, a 3rd consecutive quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% guideline (C criteria). It has earned high ranks after demonstrating strong steady annual earnings (A criteria) growth. This Denmark-based Medical - Ethical Drug firm has seen the number of top-rated funds owning its shares fall from 216 in Jun '13 to 208 in Mar '14, not a good sign concerning the I criteria."

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PTC - NASDAQ - CONSUMER DURABLES - Business Equipment
P T C Inc
$38.16 +1.54
4.21%
$38.34 $40.40 -5.54% 675,315
64.44%
1,048,000
Most Recent Note for PTC - 8/5/2014 12:03:56 PM
Rebounding above its 50 DMA line with today's 3rd consecutive gain, rallying within striking distance of its 52-week high. Noted in prior mid-day reports with caution - "Fundamentals are not a match with the fact-based investment system (C criteria)."

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PXD - NYSE - ENERGY - Independent Oil & Gas
Pioneer Natural Resource
$213.85 -8.56
-3.85%
$219.86 $234.60 -8.84% 925,907
76.58%
1,209,000
Most Recent Note for PXD - 8/5/2014 12:05:59 PM
Slumped below its 50 DMA line last week with damaging volume-driven losses. Reported earnings +31% on -18% sales revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 versus the year ago period. Fundamental concerns remain. Found support near its 200 DMA line during its consolidation since noted with caution in the 11/06/13 mid-day report - "Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history has been below the fact-based investment system's guidelines."

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QLYS - NASDAQ - Computer Sftwr-Security
Qualys Inc
$28.78 +3.44
13.56%
$28.78 $29.94 -3.89% 160,458
116.27%
138,000
Most Recent Note for QLYS - 8/5/2014 12:08:28 PM
Rebounding from below its 50 DMA and 200 DMA lines, challenging its 52-week high with today's 2nd consecutive considerable volume-driven gain. Reported strong sales revenues and earnings increases in the Mar and Jun '14 quarterly comparisons, but fundamental concerns remain with respect to the C criteria.
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SLCA - NYSE - CHEMICALS - Specialty Chemicals
U S Silica Holdings Inc
$59.55 +0.35
0.59%
$60.58 $63.25 -5.85% 1,000,746
73.69%
1,358,000
Most Recent Note for SLCA - 8/5/2014 12:11:09 PM
Perched within close striking distance of its 52-week high, finding support above its 50 DMA line. Earnings were above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in Jun '14 quarterly comparison, but prior comparisons were sub par. Completed Secondary Offerings on 3/14/13, 6/06/13, 11/08/13, and 12/09/13. Since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 4/03/13 it found support above its 200 DMA line during its consolidation then rallied to new highs.
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VDSI - NASDAQ - COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SERVICES - Security Software & Services
Vasco Data Security Intl
$14.28 +0.05
0.35%
$14.39 $14.36 -0.56% 233,458
74.35%
314,000
Most Recent Note for VDSI - 8/5/2014 12:12:23 PM
Touched another new 52-week high today. Held its ground following a considerable gap up gain on 7/24/14. Prior mid-day report repeatedly cautioned members - "Reported earnings +200% on +28% sales revenues for the Jun '14 quarter and raised guidance. The 3 latest quarterly earnings reports have been above the +25% minimum earnings guideline (C criteria) but its prior quarterly and annual earnings (A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines."
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XRS - NYSE - Consumer Svcs-Education
T A L Education Gp A Ads
$31.12 -0.82
-2.57%
$31.91 $32.00 -2.75% 426,116
67.32%
633,000
Most Recent Note for XRS - 8/5/2014 12:16:59 PM
This Chinese firm in the Consumer Services - Education industry group is perched at its 52-week high following a recent spurt of volume-driven gains. No resistance remains due to overhead supply. Reported strong earnings and sales increases for the May '14 quarter. Repeatedly noted with caution in prior mid-day reports - "Reported strong earnings increases above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in Aug, Nov '13, and Feb '14 quarterly comparisons and sequential quarters showed encouraging acceleration in sales revenues increases. Downturn in FY '13 earnings is a flaw concerning its annual earnings history (A criteria)."
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ZBRA - NASDAQ - COMPUTER HARDWARE - Computer Peripherals
Zebra Tech Corp Cl A
$78.59 -3.96
-4.80%
$80.82 $86.02 -8.64% 852,846
177.31%
481,000
Most Recent Note for ZBRA - 8/5/2014 12:21:35 PM
Violated its 50 DMA line with today's volume-driven loss. Reported earnings +35% on +14% sales revenues for the Jun '14 quarter, its 3rd consecutive quarterly earnings increase above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria). Annual earnings (A criteria) have been improving since a downturn in FY '08 and '09.

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