Plenty of stocks have taken off during this December market run. Below is a table of 23 names in the S&P 1500 that are currently trading a whopping 25% or more above their 50-day moving averages. Trading more than 10% above the 50-day moving average is pretty impressive, so 25% and higher is pushing into the stratosphere.
Diamond retailer Zale Corp (ZLC) tops the list at 39.3% above its 50-day, followed closely by Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) at 39.2%. Two other Consumer Discretionary names -- Winnebago (WGO) and Arbitron (ARB) -- rank 3rd and 4th at 38.62% and 38.29% respectively.
Below we highlight trading range charts for 8 of the stocks shown above that have basically gone parabolic recently. All are trading at 52-week highs as well.
If you've been lucky enough to own these names throughout their recent runs, you might want to think about locking in some profits.
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Disclosure: No positions