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The following is a list of stocks in rally mode, i.e. trading above the 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages. All of these companies have seen significant institutional buying over the last three months.

With institutional flows already chasing these names, is there still potential for some upside? Or has most of the good news already been priced in? What do you think?

Institutional data sourced from Reuters, short float and performance data sourced from Finviz.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research. Note: The numbers on top of items represent the forward P/E ratio, if available.




The list has been sorted by the change in institutional ownership over the last three months.

1. The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX): Asset Management Industry. Market cap of $18.6B. The stock is currently 2.36% above its 20-day MA, 7.88% above its 50-day MA, and 23.96% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 145,912,565 shares vs. 110,176,674 shares held three months ago (+32.44% change). Short float at 0.28%, which implies a short ratio of 0.99 days. The stock has gained 15.51% over the last year.

2. Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN): Resorts & Casinos Industry. Market cap of $14.75B. The stock is currently 3.16% above its 20-day MA, 6.39% above its 50-day MA, and 23.39% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 95,150,670 shares vs. 76,869,853 shares held three months ago (+23.78% change). Short float at 5.5%, which implies a short ratio of 1.73 days. The stock has gained 66.69% over the last year.

3. Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $25.27B. The stock is currently 6.75% above its 20-day MA, 10.27% above its 50-day MA, and 23.96% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 232,668,059 shares vs. 213,963,766 shares held three months ago (+8.74% change). Short float at 4.67%, which implies a short ratio of 2.24 days. The stock has lost -14.86% over the last year.

4. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU):
Internet Information Providers Industry. Market cap of $37.38B. The stock is currently 1.56% above its 20-day MA, -0.86% above its 50-day MA, and 20.03% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 200,987,529 shares vs. 190,398,303 shares held three months ago (+5.56% change). Short float at 2.93%, which implies a short ratio of 0.86 days. The stock has gained 144.05% over the last year.

5. Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT):
Conglomerates Industry. Market cap of $7.B. The stock is currently 5.84% above its 20-day MA, 10.62% above its 50-day MA, and 22.67% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 239,179,584 shares vs. 228,538,476 shares held three months ago (+4.66% change). Short float at 8.64%, which implies a short ratio of 7.48 days. The stock has gained 14.58% over the last year.

6. Sina Corp. (NASDAQ:SINA):
Internet Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $4.96B. The stock is currently 4.69% above its 20-day MA, 14.67% above its 50-day MA, and 62.26% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 62,836,034 shares vs. 60,303,987 shares held three months ago (+4.2% change). Short float at 8.04%, which implies a short ratio of 2.31 days. The stock has gained 81.69% over the last year.

7. Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $6.89B. The stock is currently 2.81% above its 20-day MA, 4.91% above its 50-day MA, and 19.99% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 213,345,427 shares vs. 205,820,104 shares held three months ago (+3.66% change). Short float at 8.8%, which implies a short ratio of 7.47 days. The stock has gained 41.98% over the last year.

8. Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL): Personal Products Industry. Market cap of $16.39B. The stock is currently 2.51% above its 20-day MA, 7.31% above its 50-day MA, and 27.63% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 114,854,911 shares vs. 110,886,696 shares held three months ago (+3.58% change). Short float at 3.65%, which implies a short ratio of 3.03 days. The stock has gained 72.42% over the last year.

9. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI):
Multimedia & Graphics Software Industry. Market cap of $6.99B. The stock is currently -0.19% above its 20-day MA, 7.84% above its 50-day MA, and 35.29% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 111,544,709 shares vs. 108,354,162 shares held three months ago (+2.94% change). Short float at 7.42%, which implies a short ratio of 5.31 days. The stock has gained 115.42% over the last year.

10. T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TROW):
Asset Management Industry. Market cap of $16.93B. The stock is currently 0.38% above its 20-day MA, 5.60% above its 50-day MA, and 23.31% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 185,575,670 shares vs. 180,390,374 shares held three months ago (+2.87% change). Short float at 3.37%, which implies a short ratio of 4.8 days. The stock has gained 26.31% over the last year.

11. Vivo Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:VIV): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $13.55B. The stock is currently 1.89% above its 20-day MA, 8.32% above its 50-day MA, and 22.16% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 73,349,309 shares vs. 71,602,722 shares held three months ago (+2.44% change). Short float at 1.38%, which implies a short ratio of 1.5 days. The stock has gained 15.31% over the last year.

12. Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR):
Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $10.57B. The stock is currently -0.10% above its 20-day MA, 5.59% above its 50-day MA, and 22.76% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 28,622,309 shares vs. 28,041,912 shares held three months ago (+2.07% change). Short float at 12.92%, which implies a short ratio of 6.9 days. The stock has gained 51.34% over the last year.

13. Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX)
: Specialty Eateries Industry. Market cap of $24.46B. The stock is currently 0.97% above its 20-day MA, 3.07% above its 50-day MA, and 20.22% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 567,519,879 shares vs. 556,950,227 shares held three months ago (+1.9% change). Short float at 1.44%, which implies a short ratio of 1.57 days. The stock has gained 43.09% over the last year.

14. Manpower Inc. (NYSE:MAN):
Staffing & Outsourcing Services Industry. Market cap of $5.31B. The stock is currently -1.84% above its 20-day MA, 4.34% above its 50-day MA, and 22.56% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 80,856,703 shares vs. 79,490,759 shares held three months ago (+1.72% change). Short float at 2.63%, which implies a short ratio of 2.99 days. The stock has gained 16.72% over the last year.

15. Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A)
: Scientific & Technical Instruments Industry. Market cap of $14.75B. The stock is currently -0.87% above its 20-day MA, 6.81% above its 50-day MA, and 24.61% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 279,000,245 shares vs. 274,854,814 shares held three months ago (+1.51% change). Short float at 1.71%, which implies a short ratio of 1.92 days. The stock has gained 38.52% over the last year.

16. Magna International, Inc. (NYSE:MGA):
Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $14.25B. The stock is currently 2.19% above its 20-day MA, 9.81% above its 50-day MA, and 40.18% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 176,064,541 shares vs. 173,539,218 shares held three months ago (+1.46% change). Short float at 0.41%, which implies a short ratio of 0.75 days. The stock has gained 107.3% over the last year.

17. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $7.03B. The stock is currently -0.76% above its 20-day MA, 2.77% above its 50-day MA, and 22.16% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 56,454,063 shares vs. 55,660,941 shares held three months ago (+1.42% change). Short float at 4.11%, which implies a short ratio of 3.12 days. The stock has gained 63.85% over the last year.

18. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): Oil & Gas Equipment & Services Industry. Market cap of $117.69B. The stock is currently 0.54% above its 20-day MA, 4.39% above its 50-day MA, and 26.74% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 1,068,894,977 shares vs. 1,054,425,083 shares held three months ago (+1.37% change). Short float at 1.12%, which implies a short ratio of 1.83 days. The stock has gained 26.52% over the last year.

19. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $70.11B. The stock is currently 3.38% above its 20-day MA, 10.50% above its 50-day MA, and 26.87% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 1,072,428,418 shares vs. 1,058,317,584 shares held three months ago (+1.33% change). Short float at 0.34%, which implies a short ratio of 1.47 days. The stock has gained 29.6% over the last year.

20. Makita Corp. (OTCPK:MKTAY)
: Small Tools & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $5.82B. The stock is currently 0.49% above its 20-day MA, 6.35% above its 50-day MA, and 27.49% above its 200-day MA. Institutional investors currently own 4,097,353 shares vs. 4,044,148 shares held three months ago (+1.32% change). Short float at 0.03%, which implies a short ratio of 2.61 days. The stock has gained 19.81% over the last year.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.