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The 5 Best Mid Caps

|Includes:IDTI, Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO), NATI, REGN, SMTC

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index to find the stocks with the most frequent new highs in the last month. I then used the flipchart feature to pan through the charts to find stocks that fit my criteria. Today's list includes Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO), Semtech(NASDAQ:SMTC), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN), Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI), National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI):

Lincoln Electric Holdings (LECO)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 16 new highs and up 9.46% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 71.28%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 66.54
  • Recently traded at 67.71 with a 50 day moving average of 62.39


Semtech (SMTC)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 24% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20 and 50 day moving averages
  • 15 new highs and up 7.74% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 61.62%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 31.24
  • Recently traded at 31.98 with a 50 day moving average of 31.31


Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 15 new highs and up 32.92% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 79.46%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 288.01
  • Recently traded at 307.20 with a 50 day moving average of 260.49


Integrated Device Technology (IDTI)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 9.51% in the last month
  • Relative strength Index 63.62%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 9.18
  • Recently traded at 9.42 with a 50 day moving average of 8.88


National Instruments (NATI)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 an d100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 8.90% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 71.31%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 29.68
  • Recently traded at 30.51 with a 50 day moving average of 28.87
Stocks: LECO, SMTC, REGN, IDTI, NATI