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Technical indicators can be a helpful guide for where to enter and exit a stock position. For ideas on how to use them with other indicators, we ran a stock screen.

We screened stocks that recently exhibited the "golden cross," in which a stock's 50-day moving average crosses above its 200-day MA, indicating recent momentum to the upside. We then screened these stocks for those with the greatest net insider buying, expressed as a percent of share float.

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.‬

We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Do you think these stocks will continue their upward momentum? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by net insider purchases as a percent of share float.

1. Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR): Provides various outdoor advertising services. Market cap of $2.75B. SMA50 at $25.49 vs. SMA200 at $25.05 (current price at $30.21). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 1.53M, which is 3.11% of the company's 49.13M share float. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.72). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.19% (equivalent to 7.18 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 24.38%.

2. LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB): Manufacturers and sells chemicals and polymers, refines crude oil, produces gasoline blending components, and develops and licenses technologies for production of polymers. Market cap of $23.12B. SMA50 at $32.54 vs. SMA200 at $31.33 (current price at $39.92). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 5.94M, which is 1.49% of the company's 397.11M share float. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 9.96% over the last week.

3. BancFirst Corporation (BANF): Operates as the holding company for BancFirst that provides commercial banking services to retail customers and small to medium-sized businesses in the non-metropolitan trade centers of Oklahoma and the metropolitan markets of Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Lawton, Muskogee, Norman, and Shawnee. Market cap of $610.50M. SMA50 at $36.93 vs. SMA200 at $36.79 (current price at $40.31). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 33.04K, which is 0.55% of the company's 5.99M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.58% (equivalent to 24.95 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 11.4%.

4. Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP (CLMT): Produces and sells specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Market cap of $1.13B. SMA50 at $19.64 vs. SMA200 at $19.57 (current price at $21.84). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 156.14K, which is 0.43% of the company's 36.53M share float. The stock has had a good month, gaining 17.27%.

5. Chesapeake Lodging Trust (CHSP): REIT - Hotel/Motel Industry. Market cap of $529.68M. SMA50 at $15.30 vs. SMA200 at $14.91 (current price at $16.75). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 103.75K, which is 0.36% of the company's 28.71M share float. The stock has had a good month, gaining 10.61%.

6. Web.com Group, Inc. (WWWW): Provides Internet services and online marketing solutions for small-to-medium sized businesses to build and maintain an online presence. Market cap of $324.98M. SMA50 at $10.59 vs. SMA200 at $10.59 (current price at $12.33). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 25.0K, which is 0.30% of the company's 8.44M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.42% (equivalent to 12.56 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 30.14%.

7. American Assets Trust, Inc. (AAT): Operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. Market cap of $833.52M. SMA50 at $20.30 vs. SMA200 at $20.20 (current price at $21.33). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 76.50K, which is 0.23% of the company's 33.20M share float. The stock has gained 3.31% over the last year.

8. Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (IILG): Provides membership and leisure services to the vacation industry worldwide. Market cap of $756.14M. SMA50 at $13.58 vs. SMA200 at $13.50 (current price at $13.65). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 55.0K, which is 0.17% of the company's 32.77M share float. The stock has lost 19.6% over the last year.

9. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD): Engages in the business of marine construction, primarily dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition principally in the east, west, and Gulf Coasts of the United States. Market cap of $374.40M. SMA50 at $5.77 vs. SMA200 at $5.62 (current price at $6.22). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 81.08K, which is 0.15% of the company's 55.06M share float. The stock has had a good month, gaining 19.14%.

10. Roma Financial Corp. (ROMA): Operates as a holding company for Roma Bank and RomAsia Bank that provide traditional retail banking services primarily in New Jersey. Market cap of $308.66M. SMA50 at $9.51 vs. SMA200 at $9.44 (current price at $10.17). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 8.0K, which is 0.11% of the company's 7.29M share float. The stock has lost 0.2% over the last year.

11. Crexus Investment Corp. (CXS): Operates as a specialty finance company in the United States. Market cap of $823.67M. SMA50 at $9.86 vs. SMA200 at $9.62 (current price at $10.75). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 66.10K, which is 0.10% of the company's 66.95M share float. The stock has lost 9.89% over the last year.

12. Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (EXXI): Engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of oil and natural gas properties onshore in Louisiana and Texas and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Market cap of $2.59B. SMA50 at $30.73 vs. SMA200 at $30.01 (current price at $34.29). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 56.45K, which is 0.09% of the company's 63.55M share float. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.38). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 7.03% (equivalent to 6.27 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 22.08%.

13. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI): Engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of flooring products and ceiling systems in the Americas, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Market cap of $2.83B. SMA50 at $42.11 vs. SMA200 at $41.95 (current price at $48.87). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 16.0K, which is 0.08% of the company's 20.65M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.59% (equivalent to 8.2 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 21.65%.

14. Solar Capital Ltd. (SLRC): A business development company specializing in investments in leveraged companies, including middle market companies. Market cap of $838.46M. SMA50 at $22.12 vs. SMA200 at $21.99 (current price at $22.99). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 22.50K, which is 0.08% of the company's 27.91M share float. The stock has gained 5.08% over the last year.

15. DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (DCT): Operates as a publicly owned real estate investment trust. Market cap of $1.37B. SMA50 at $4.88 vs. SMA200 at $4.85 (current price at $5.55). Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 110.09K, which is 0.05% of the company's 244.40M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.31% (equivalent to 5.62 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 18.8%.

*Insider data sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

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