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Do you like to invest with a stock's trading momentum? For a look at stocks with strong upward momentum, we ran a screen you may be interested in.

We began by screening for stocks with the confidence of their company insiders, such as members of the board and upper management, with significant net insider purchases over the last six months representing at least 2% of share float. Since most companies only have a handful of company insiders, net insider purchases representing 2% of share float is a big show of confidence in their employer's prospects.

We then screened for those stocks also on winning streaks, measured by a persistence of days in which the stock outperformed the S&P 500 and little persistence of days in underperforming the index. We measured this by the ratio of the longest winning streak (in days) divided by the longest losing streak over the last month.

For an interactive version of this chart, click on the image below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

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Do you think these insiders are calling it right on their companies? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by win streak/lose streak ratio.

1. Journal Communications Inc. (JRN): Operates as a media and communications company in the United States. Market cap at $288.49M. Price at $5.25. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 1,331,177 shares, which represents about 3.23% of the company's 41.25M share float. The stock's average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 0.95% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 4 days (i.e. the stock's daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 4 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 1 day (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 4).

2. Sunrise Senior Living Inc. (SRZ): Provides senior living services in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Market cap at $450.97M. Price at $7.75. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 1,382,150 shares, which represents about 3.44% of the company's 40.15M share float. The stock's average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 0.88% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 7 days (i.e. the stock's daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 7 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 2 days (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 3.5).

3. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP): Focuses on the development and commercialization of in-licensed cancer drugs in North America. Market cap at $484.28M. Price at $6.09. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 1,923,080 shares, which represents about 3.55% of the company's 54.14M share float. The stock's average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 0.86% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 5 days (i.e. the stock's daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 5 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 2 days (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 2.5).

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

Source: 3 Insider Stock Picks On Winning Streaks Over Last Month