Momentum Ideas: 30 Rallying, High Growth Stocks With Bullish Options Sentiment

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 |  Includes: AHT, ASMI, AUXL, CCC, DGIT, DHX, DRE, EZCH, HTHT, ICO, IDIX, ILMN, INXN, ISS, NCR, OMN, PBY, PDLI, REXX, RLD, SFLY, SIRI, TCO, TEN, TFM, TIVO, TLEO, TMUS, TWTC, ZOLL
by: Kapitall

If you're looking for momentum ideas, this list may be an interesting starting point for you own analysis.

To construct this list we looked for stocks with the following characteristics:
- Trading above 20-, 50-, and 200-day moving averages
- 5-year EPS growth rate above 20%
- And with bullish options sentiment as expressed by the Put/Call ratio



Considering this information, which of these stocks do you think is more likely to continue rallying?

1. TW Telecom Inc. (NASDAQ:TWTC): Telecom Services Industry. Market cap of $3.33B. This stock is trading 8.19% above its 20-day MA, 14.13% above its 50-day MA, and 21.19% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 21.75%. Call open interest at 5,484 vs. put open interest at 337 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.06).



2. Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. (NYSE:AHT): REIT. Market cap of $705.91M. This stock is trading 1.72% above its 20-day MA, 9.62% above its 50-day MA, and 21.75% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 23.0%. Call open interest at 1,559 vs. put open interest at 134 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.09). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.63). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 13.7% (equivalent to 15.59 days of average volume). The stock has gained 38.62% over the last year.



3. Rex Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:REXX):
Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $541.47M. This stock is trading 4.26% above its 20-day MA, 4.98% above its 50-day MA, and 3.71% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 45.0%. Call open interest at 9,221 vs. put open interest at 1,089 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.12). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.57). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 31.3% (equivalent to 12.7 days of average volume). The stock has lost 6.65% over the last year.



4. OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE:OMN)
: Specialty Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $386.80M. This stock is trading 2.83% above its 20-day MA, 11.77% above its 50-day MA, and 11.24% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 44.2%. Call open interest at 790 vs. put open interest at 109 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.14). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.09). The stock has gained 11.47% over the last year.

5. The Fresh Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:TFM):
Grocery Stores Industry. Market cap of $1.94B. This stock is trading 3.45% above its 20-day MA, 3.29% above its 50-day MA, and 6.23% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 20.5%. Call open interest at 1,410 vs. put open interest at 274 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.19). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 7.29% over the last week.

6. RealD Inc. (NYSE:RLD): Movie Production, Theaters Industry. Market cap of $1.53B. This stock is trading 2.24% above its 20-day MA, 14.82% above its 50-day MA, and 28.4% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 28.33%. Call open interest at 6,804 vs. put open interest at 1,330 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.2). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 24.82% (equivalent to 15.25 days of average volume). The stock has gained 0.% over the last year.

7. PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $902.33M. This stock is trading 2.4% above its 20-day MA, 10.33% above its 50-day MA, and 17.7% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 26.0%. Call open interest at 9,692 vs. put open interest at 1,958 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.2). The stock has gained 22.35% over the last year.

8. Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE:DRE): REIT. Market cap of $3.77B. This stock is trading 4.24% above its 20-day MA, 8.62% above its 50-day MA, and 22.53% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 26.0%. Call open interest at 1,955 vs. put open interest at 415 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.21). The stock has gained 42.14% over the last year.

9. Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY): Consumer Services Industry. Market cap of $1.66B. This stock is trading 1.23% above its 20-day MA, 14.35% above its 50-day MA, and 59.08% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 26.86%. Call open interest at 7,463 vs. put open interest at 1,610 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.22). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.8% (equivalent to 5.98 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 12.84%.

10. DG FastChannel, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGIT)
: Business Services Industry. Market cap of $1.03B. This stock is trading 1.82% above its 20-day MA, 5.44% above its 50-day MA, and 22.38% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 20.6%. Call open interest at 3,109 vs. put open interest at 681 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.22). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.7% (equivalent to 8.27 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 5.86% over the last week.

11. ZOLL Medical Corp. (NASDAQ:ZOLL): Medical Appliances & Equipment Industry. Market cap of $1.24B. This stock is trading 16.8% above its 20-day MA, 23.42% above its 50-day MA, and 53.29% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 37.67%. Call open interest at 762 vs. put open interest at 172 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.23). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.09% (equivalent to 12.8 days of average volume)

12. Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY):
Auto Parts Stores Industry. Market cap of $717.87M. This stock is trading 0.63% above its 20-day MA, 7.33% above its 50-day MA, and 14.55% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 22.13%. Call open interest at 3,559 vs. put open interest at 831 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.23). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.18% (equivalent to 8.72 days of average volume). The stock has gained 12.45% over the last year.

13. NCR Corp. (NYSE:NCR): Information Technology Services Industry. Market cap of $3.09B. This stock is trading 2.23% above its 20-day MA, 3.23% above its 50-day MA, and 23.23% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 21.0%. Call open interest at 6,632 vs. put open interest at 1,831 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.28). The stock has gained 48.19% over the last year.

14. EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH)
: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials Industry. Market cap of $831.40M. This stock is trading 7.23% above its 20-day MA, 9.12% above its 50-day MA, and 19.26% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 37.0%. Call open interest at 12,241 vs. put open interest at 3,758 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.31). The stock has had a good month, gaining 10.18%.

15. China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT): Lodging Industry. Market cap of $1.30B. This stock is trading 4.25% above its 20-day MA, 16.26% above its 50-day MA, and 4.92% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 45.25%. Call open interest at 1,511 vs. put open interest at 474 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.31). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.72% (equivalent to 8.3 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 13.29%.

16. Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX): Staffing & Outsourcing Services Industry. Market cap of $1.12B. This stock is trading 1.74% above its 20-day MA, 11.7% above its 50-day MA, and 45.48% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 31.55%. Call open interest at 781 vs. put open interest at 264 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.34). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.31). The stock has gained 97.67% over the last year.

17. International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE:ICO):
Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $2.95B. This stock is trading 28.48% above its 20-day MA, 34.74% above its 50-day MA, and 90.24% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 77.0%. Call open interest at 71,724 vs. put open interest at 24,315 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.34).

18. SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)
: Broadcasting Industry. Market cap of $8.40B. This stock is trading 11.73% above its 20-day MA, 17.49% above its 50-day MA, and 44.8% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 63.2%. Call open interest at 120,974 vs. put open interest at 41,862 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.35).

19. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL):
Drug Related Products Industry. Market cap of $1.15B. This stock is trading 3.95% above its 20-day MA, 5.18% above its 50-day MA, and 2.15% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 30.0%. Call open interest at 3,559 vs. put open interest at 1,238 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.35). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 19.45% (equivalent to 15.52 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 12.12%.

20. Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN):
Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $2.60B. This stock is trading 1.96% above its 20-day MA, 4.2% above its 50-day MA, and 19.68% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 31.8%. Call open interest at 6,621 vs. put open interest at 2,411 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.36). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 3.25). The stock has gained 86.9% over the last year.

21. MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (PCS):
Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $6.37B. This stock is trading 4.36% above its 20-day MA, 10.94% above its 50-day MA, and 41.77% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 25.8%. Call open interest at 24,089 vs. put open interest at 9,495 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.39). The stock has gained 130.62% over the last year.

22. Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC):
Pollution & Treatment Controls Industry. Market cap of $1.01B. This stock is trading 3.78% above its 20-day MA, 12.84% above its 50-day MA, and 20.77% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 25.0%. Call open interest at 3,657 vs. put open interest at 1,557 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.43). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.4% (equivalent to 5.77 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 11.93%.

23. Interxion Holding NV (NYSE:INXN): Internet Information Providers Industry. Market cap of $662.15M. This stock is trading 3.4% above its 20-day MA, 4.6% above its 50-day MA, and 3.14% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 20.3%. Call open interest at 235 vs. put open interest at 105 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.45). The stock has had a good month, gaining 13.62%.

24. TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO)
: CATV Systems Industry. Market cap of $1.11B. This stock is trading 2.24% above its 20-day MA, 3.75% above its 50-day MA, and 1.97% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 40.0%. Call open interest at 371,178 vs. put open interest at 166,272 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.45). The stock has lost 44.46% over the last year.

25. Taleo Corp. (NASDAQ:TLEO): Application Software Industry. Market cap of $1.44B. This stock is trading 1.02% above its 20-day MA, 3.85% above its 50-day MA, and 16.7% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 42.22%. Call open interest at 373 vs. put open interest at 175 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.47). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.89% (equivalent to 6.53 days of average volume). The stock has gained 39.09% over the last year.

26. Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $9.02B. This stock is trading 1.27% above its 20-day MA, 3.63% above its 50-day MA, and 18.44% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 26.16%. Call open interest at 11,708 vs. put open interest at 5,554 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.47). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 16.68% (equivalent to 10.29 days of average volume). The stock has gained 67.73% over the last year.

27. Isoftstone Holdings Limited (NYSE:ISS): Information Technology Services Industry. Market cap of $1.10B. This stock is trading 7.89% above its 20-day MA, 9.75% above its 50-day MA, and 10.38% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 38.0%. Call open interest at 210 vs. put open interest at 101 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.48). The stock has had a good month, gaining 17.05%.

28. Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IDIX)
: Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $360.47M. This stock is trading 17.63% above its 20-day MA, 40.24% above its 50-day MA, and 19.12% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 29.0%. Call open interest at 480 vs. put open interest at 233 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.49).

29. Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE:TCO):
REIT. Market cap of $3.17B. This stock is trading 1.37% above its 20-day MA, 4.9% above its 50-day MA, and 16.85% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 23.0%. Call open interest at 697 vs. put open interest at 340 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.49). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.92% (equivalent to 7.87 days of average volume). The stock has gained 39.75% over the last year.

30. ASM International NV (NASDAQ:ASMI): Semiconductor Equipment & Materials Industry. Market cap of $2.32B. This stock is trading 5.9% above its 20-day MA, 8.2% above its 50-day MA, and 36.55% above its 200-day MA. 5-year EPS growth rate at 22.6%. Call open interest at 425 vs. put open interest at 218 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.51). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.36). The stock has gained 79.01% over the last year.

*Options data sourced from Schaeffer’s, other relevant data sourced from Finviz

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