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The stock market is in an uptrend and the stocks with bright prospects and compelling valuations are being picked up by shrewd investors. Our algorithms detected the securities that are performing better than the broader market with decreasing volume support. Volume support is an important aspect of continual uptrend; decrease in trading volume is considered a precursor to the trend reversal by many traders. The S&P 500 gained 2.35% during the last 10 trading days but these securities gained 4-12% in the same time period.

DIRECTV Group Inc (NASDAQ:DTV): DIRECTV is a provider of digital television entertainment. The Company is engaged in acquiring, promoting, selling and/or distributing digital entertainment programming primarily via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers in United States and Latin America. The stock has a return on assets (ROA) of 12.2% and a return on equity (ROE) of 161.8%. The company is trading with a return on invested capital (ROIC) of 20.2%. The company is trading at 14.03 times current earnings multiple. The company is trading at a price to earnings to growth (PEG) of 0.58. The company has a book value of $-3.77. DTV is currently trading at 27.7% lower volume compared to its 10 day moving average. DTV has a short ratio of 2.60. DTV is currently trading at $45.24, raising $1.74 or 4.0% this year.

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C): Citigroup Inc., a global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a range of financial products and services. Citi has approximately 200 million customer accounts and operates in approximately 160 countries. The company has a ROA of 0.6% and a ROE of 6.7%. The company is trading with a ROIC of 1.8%. Citi is trading at 8.32 times current earnings multiple. The company is trading at a PEG of 0.68. The company has a book value of $60.78. C is currently trading at 15.7% lower volume compared to its 10 day moving average. Citi has a short ratio of 1.00.C is currently trading at $31.60, raising $3.39 or 12.00% this year.

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM): SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries provide education finance in the United States. It originates, services, and collects student loans by offering fund, delivery, and service support for education loans through its non-federally guaranteed private education loan programs. The company has a ROA of 0.2% and a ROE of 11.0%. The company is trading with a ROIC of .3%. The company is trading at 12.64 times current earnings multiple. SLM is trading at a PEG of 0.99. The company has a book value of $9.19. SLM has a short ratio of 2.30.SLM is currently trading at $15.31, raising $1.67 or 12.24% this year.

Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD): Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutics for the treatment of life threatening diseases worldwide. GILD has a ROA of 27.3% and a ROE of 47.4%. The company is trading with a ROIC of 34.0%. The stock is trading at 14.27 times current earnings multiple. The company is trading at a PEG of 0.79. The company has a book value of $8.09. GILD is currently trading at 23.2% lower volume compared to its 10 day moving average. GILD has a short ratio of 1.70.GILD is currently trading at $49.16, raising $2.89 or 6.25% this year.

Teradyne Inc (NYSE:TER): Teradyne, Inc. is a global supplier of automatic test equipment. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells automatic test systems and solutions used to test complex electronics in the consumer electronics, automotive, computing, telecommunications, and aerospace and defense industries. TER has a ROA of 24.9% and a ROE of 42.5%. The company is trading with a ROIC of 36.5%. The company is trading at 10.19 times current earnings multiple. TER is trading at a PEG of 1.36. TER has a book value of $8.14. TER is currently trading at 48% lower volume compared to its 10 day moving average.TER has a short ratio of 5.10.TER is currently trading at $16.52, raising $1.35 or 8.9% this year.

Source: 5 Stocks Performing Better Than The S&P 500