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5 Best NASDAQ 100 Stocks

For at stock to make my "BEST" lists it must be trading above its moving averages and making new highs in at least 50% of the last 20 trading sessions. Today I used Barchart to sort the NASDAQ 100 Index to find the stocks with just those criteria. The list includes Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH), Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM), Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN), Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) and Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD):

Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signals
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 12.94% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 74.31%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 78.37
  • Recently traded at 80.71 with a 50 day moving average of 73.32


Akamai Technologies (AKAM)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 12.98% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 79.44%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 50.33
  • Recently traded at 51.84 with a 50 day moving average of 46.51


Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 64% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and
  • 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 8.86% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 61.28%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 113.03
  • Recently traded at 114.14 with a 50 day moving average of 109.86


Celgene (CELG)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 12.43% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 64.81%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 146.77
  • Recently traded at 149.07 with a 50 day moving average of 139.94


Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 11.57% in the last month
  • Relative strength Index 73.26%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 44.01
  • Recently traded at 44.63 with a 50 day moving average of 41.14
Stocks: CTSH, AKAM, ALXN, CELG, EXPD