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 MIDDAY BREAKOUTS REPORT - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2018
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DOW 26564.35 -264.04 (-0.98%) | NASDAQ 7887.83 -137.26 (-1.71%) | S&P 500 2901.3 -24.21 (-0.83%)
Time of Screening : 10/4/2018 12:10:44 PM         Report Released : 10/4/2018 12:53:50 PM
Price is: Above 52W High and Less Than 52W High but within 15% 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
CME - NASDAQ
C M E Group Inc
DIVERSIFIED SERVICES - Business/Management Services
$179.29 +3.84
2.19%
$181.73 853,673
65.52% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 1,303,000
$177.36
1.09%
10/4/2018 $179.29 PP = $177.45
MB = $186.32
Most Recent Note - 10/4/2018 12:27:11 PM
Y - Color code is changed to yellow with pivot point cited base on its 9/05/18 high plus 10 cents. Hitting a new all-time high with today's 4th consecutive gain clearing a brief consolidation above its 50 DMA line. Earnings increases in the Mar and Jun '18 quarters were above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) with solid sales revenues increases. Annual earnings (A criteria) growth has been steady.
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MA - NYSE
Mastercard Inc Cl A
Finance-CrdtCard/PmtPr
$218.15 -4.98
-2.23%
$222.15 1,999,680
63.06% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 3,171,000
$225.35
-3.20%
7/11/2018 $203.84 PP = $204.10
MB = $214.31
Most Recent Note - 10/4/2018 12:41:35 PM
G - Retreating from its all-time high. Very extended from any sound base. Its prior high ($214) and 50 DMA line ($211) define important near-term support to watch on pullbacks. Fundamentals remain strong.
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NOW - NYSE
Servicenow Inc
Computer Sftwr-Enterprse
$188.37 -7.83
-3.99%
$195.50 1,406,182
75.48% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 1,863,000
$206.30
-8.69%
8/24/2018 $193.83 PP = $194.91
MB = $204.66
Most Recent Note - 10/4/2018 12:45:13 PM
G - Color code is changed to green while slumping below its 50 DMA line ($190) with today's loss on higher volume raising concerns. Recent low ($182.73 on 9/19/18) defines important near-term support above its 200 DMA line. Fundamentals remain strong. See the latest FSU analysis for more details and an annotated graph.
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OLLI - NASDAQ
Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc
Retail-Discount&Variety
$89.90 -2.12
-2.30%
$91.59 621,333
100.70% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 617,000
$97.61
-7.90%
7/12/2018 $74.43 PP = $77.60
MB = $81.48
Most Recent Note - 10/4/2018 12:46:00 PM
G - Pulling back from its all-time high with today's 3rd consecutive loss after getting very extended from any sound base. Its 50 DMA line ($82.91) defines near-term support above prior highs in the $77 area. Fundamentals remain strong.
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TEAM - NASDAQ
Atlassian Corp Plc
Comp Sftwr-Spec Enterprs
$86.89 -6.01
-6.47%
$90.83 1,304,470
86.73% of 50 DAV
50 DAV is 1,504,000
$98.21
-11.53%
7/27/2018 $73.73 PP = $68.85
MB = $72.29
Most Recent Note - 10/4/2018 12:49:56 PM
G - Gapped down, retreating from its all-time high with above average volume behind today's 4th consecutive loss. The 50 DMA line ($84.73) defines near-term support to watch. Fundamentals through Jun '18 have been strong.
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Symbol - Exchange - Industry Group
Company Name
Last Chg Day
High
52 WK Hi % From Hi Volume
% DAV
DAV
ALGN - NASDAQ - HEALTH SERVICES - Medical Appliances & Equipment
Align Technology Inc
$362.47 -12.79
-3.41%
$375.14 $398.88 -9.13% 458,936
64.82%
708,000
Most Recent Note for ALGN - 10/4/2018 12:13:54 PM
Retreating from its all-time high and slumping below its 50 DMA line ($372) with today's 3rd consecutive loss. Last noted with caution in the 8/28/18 midday report "Trying to rise from a short late-stage base. Reported earnings +53% on +38% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter, marking its 6th consecutive quarterly comparison showing very encouraging sales revenues and earning growth. Annual earnings (A criteria) had a downturn in FY '15, a small flaw in its fundamentals under the fact-based investment system."
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AMZN - NASDAQ - INTERNET - Internet Software & Services
Amazon.com Inc
$1,909.43 -43.33
-2.22%
$1,956.00 $2,050.50 -6.88% 3,219,754
66.90%
4,813,000
Most Recent Note for AMZN - 10/4/2018 12:15:51 PM
Slumping from its all-time high and undercutting its 50 DMA line ($1920) with today's big loss. Prior mid-day reports recently noted - "Earnings increases in the 3 latest quarterly comparisons through Jun '18 were very strong. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (A criteria) history was not a great match with the investment system's guidelines."
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BEAT - NASDAQ - Medical-Services
BioTelemetry Inc
$59.21 -1.06
-1.75%
$60.21 $66.02 -10.32% 326,634
75.09%
435,000
Most Recent Note for BEAT - 10/4/2018 12:18:45 PM
Testing its 50 DMA line ($58.66) with today's 4th consecutive loss while retreating from its all-time high. Very extended from any sound base. Made steady progress after a big gap up 4/20/18. Showed strong sales revenues growth and earnings increases were well above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in the 3 latest quarterly comparisons through Jun '18 versus the year ago periods, helping it better match the fact-based investment system's winning models. Patient investors may watch for a new base or secondary buy point to possibly develop and be noted in the weeks ahead.
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BHBK - NASDAQ - Banks-Northeast
Blue Hills Bancorp Inc
$24.37 -0.07
-0.29%
$24.65 $25.80 -5.54% 106,278
81.13%
131,000
Most Recent Note for BHBK - 10/4/2018 12:19:01 PM
Consolidating since a gap up for a new all-time high on M&A news on 9/21/18. Reported very strong earnings increases in the Mar and Jun '18 quarters. Prior quarterly earnings increases were below the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) and sales revenues growth waned.
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EW - NYSE - HEALTH SERVICES - Medical Appliances & Equipment
Edwards Lifesciences Cp
$153.43 -2.32
-1.49%
$155.63 $175.00 -12.33% 847,093
59.87%
1,415,000
Most Recent Note for EW - 10/4/2018 12:29:19 PM
Abruptly retreating from its all-time high, slumping back into the prior base today with a 4th consecutive volume-driven loss undercutting prior highs in the $155-156 area. Prior mid-day reports recently noted - "Fundamental concerns remain after it reported earnings +15% on +12% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter, below the +25% minimum earnings guideline (C criteria)."
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GOOG - NASDAQ - INTERNET - Internet Information Providers
Google Inc Cl C
$1,167.29 -35.66
-2.96%
$1,197.51 $1,273.89 -8.37% 893,045
61.93%
1,442,000
Most Recent Note for GOOG - 10/4/2018 12:31:36 PM
Met resistance at its 50 DMA line ($1204) while recently rebounding, and it gapped down today. Last noted with caution in the 7/24/18 mid-day report after a gap up for a new high - "Reported earnings +19% on +26% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter, below the +25% minimum earnings guideline (C criteria). This large-cap company is already heavily owned by 3,416 top-rated institutional investors (I criteria)."
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HMTA - NASDAQ - Banks-Southeast
Hometown Bankshares Corp
$15.05 -0.05
-0.33%
$15.25 $16.50 -8.79% 60,809
405.39%
15,000
Most Recent Note for HMTA - 10/4/2018 12:34:12 PM
Thinly-traded Bank stock has shown sub par sales revenues growth and its earnings growth history (C and A criteria) is not a great match with the fact-based investment system.
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INDB - NASDAQ - BANKING - Regional - Northeast Banks
Independent Bank Corp Ma
$84.15 -0.02
-0.02%
$85.42 $95.00 -11.43% 55,573
59.12%
94,000
Most Recent Note for INDB - 10/4/2018 12:35:04 PM
Slumped well below its 50 DMA line with volume-driven losses. Noted with caution in prior mid-day reports - "Recently consolidating in a tight range near its all-time high. The 2 latest quarterly earnings increases through Jun '18 were above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) and its annual earnings (A criteria) history has been steady."
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KWR - NYSE - CHEMICALS - Specialty Chemicals
Quaker Chemical
$200.72 -3.23
-1.58%
$203.26 $204.49 -1.84% 50,300
109.35%
46,000
Most Recent Note for KWR - 10/4/2018 12:35:25 PM
Perched at its 52-week high following a spurt of gains backed by above average volume. Reported earnings +26% on +10% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Noted in prior mid-day reports with caution - "Its quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines."
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LLY - NYSE - DRUGS - Drug Manufacturers - Major
Lilly Eli & Co
$112.26 +3.64
3.35%
$115.68 $109.61 2.42% 5,833,136
156.85%
3,719,000
Most Recent Note for LLY - 10/4/2018 12:39:26 PM
Gapped up today and hit a new all-time high with its 8th consecutive gain. Showed earnings increases above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in the Mar and Jun '18 quarterly comparisons versus the year ago periods. Annual earnings (A criteria) have improved since a downturn in FY '14.
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LOPE - NASDAQ - DIVERSIFIED SERVICES - Education &; Training Services
Grand Canyon Education
$114.59 -0.71
-0.62%
$115.63 $123.30 -7.06% 369,022
92.49%
399,000
Most Recent Note for LOPE - 10/4/2018 12:40:34 PM
Rebounding near its 50 DMA line ($116) after slumping from its all-time high. Reported earnings +14% on +8% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter. Prior quarterly comparisons were not strong and steady above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) of the fact-based investment system.
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MERC - NASDAQ - MANUFACTURING - Paper & Packaging
Mercer International Inc
$17.31 +0.91
5.55%
$17.59 $18.75 -7.68% 410,202
163.43%
251,000
Most Recent Note for MERC - 10/4/2018 12:42:59 PM
Rebounding above its 50 DMA line ($17.41) today, rallying back toward its 52-week high. Fundamental concerns remain.
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MMSI - NASDAQ - HEALTH SERVICES - Medical Instruments & Supplies
Merit Medical Systems
$64.33 -1.61
-2.44%
$65.80 $66.34 -3.03% 310,812
75.26%
413,000
Most Recent Note for MMSI - 10/4/2018 12:43:37 PM
Gapped up on 10/02/18 hitting a new all-time high. Completed a new Public offering on 7/25/18 and found support while consolidating near its 50 DMA line since noted in the 7/26/18 mid-day report - "Reported earnings +19% on +21% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter, its 4th consecutive quarterly comparison below the +25% minimum earnings guideline (C criteria). Annual earnings history (A criteria) has been improving after a downturn in FY '12-13 raised fundamental concerns."

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SERV - NYSE - DIVERSIFIED SERVICES - Business/Management Services
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc
$41.24 +0.47
1.15%
$41.26 $42.71 -3.44% 984,734
58.58%
1,681,000
Most Recent Note for SERV - 10/4/2018 12:46:29 PM
There was a "negative reversal" on 10/01/18 after hitting a new all-time high. Prior quarterly earnings increases through Jun '18 have not been strong and steady above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) and sub par sales revenues increases have been in the +5-8% range. Completed a Secondary Offering on 11/09/15. New CEO on 7/26/17.
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SNFCA - NASDAQ - INSURANCE - Life Insurance
Security Natl Finl Cl A
$5.75 +0.00
0.00%
$5.80 $5.90 -2.54% 14,400
144.00%
10,000
Most Recent Note for SNFCA - 10/4/2018 12:48:07 PM
Erratic sales revenues and earnings history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's fundamental guidelines. Low-priced stocks are discouraged from consideration unless all key criteria are solidly satisfied.
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TRNS - NASDAQ - ELECTRONICS - Scientific & Technical Instrum
Transcat Inc
$21.77 -0.33
-1.47%
$22.04 $25.35 -14.14% 18,457
68.36%
27,000
Most Recent Note for TRNS - 10/4/2018 12:51:11 PM
Sputtering below its 50 DMA line in recent weeks. The 8/22/18 mid-day report last cautioned members - "Quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history and sub par sales revenues growth rate is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines."
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VFC - NYSE - CONSUMER NON-DURABLES - Textile - Apparel Clothing
V F Corp
$91.38 -2.42
-2.58%
$93.69 $97.00 -5.79% 1,527,910
67.19%
2,274,000
Most Recent Note for VFC - 10/4/2018 12:53:34 PM
Retreating from its all-time high and undercutting its 50 DMA line ($92.23) with today's loss. Prior low ($89.29 on 9/112/18) defines important near-term support. Noted with caution in prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +59% on +23% sales revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 versus the year ago period. Annual earnings (A criteria) history has not been strong and steady, a flaw with regard the fact-based investment system."
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XOXO - NYSE - Internet-Content
X O Group Inc
$34.53 -0.15
-0.43%
$34.63 $35.83 -3.63% 181,048
60.15%
301,000
Most Recent Note for XOXO - 10/4/2018 12:53:47 PM
Gapped up on 9/25/18 challenging multi-year highs on news it will merge with WeddingWire and become a privately held company. Reported +111% earnings on +2% sales revenues for the Jun '18 quarter. Fundamental concerns remain due to sub par sales revenues growth and an erratic annual earnings (A criteria) history that is not a match with the fact-based investment system.
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