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Jim Van Meerten is an advisor to Marketocracy Capital Management and writes on financial subjects here and on Barchart Portfolio Blogs and Seeking Alpha. He earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and... More
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  • The 5 Best Mid Caps 0 comments
    Nov 27, 2013 12:10 PM | about stocks: TFX, HII, ATK, PTC, CMC

    Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index for the stocks with the best current momentum, skipped any stocks that did not have positive gains for the last week and month and then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

    Today's list includes Teleflex (NYSE:TFX), Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII), Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK), Parametric Technology (PMTC) andCommercial Metals (NYSE:CMC):

    Teleflex (TFX)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 18 new highs and up 14.02% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 85.48%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 96.77
    • Recently traded at 98.81 with a 50 day moving average of 88.48


    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 18 new highs and up 15.05% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 88.79%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 80.10
    • Recently traded at 82.68 with a 50 day moving average of 72.75


    Alliant Techsystems (ATK)

    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 10.14% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 78.30%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 118.18
    • Recently traded at 120.95 with a 50 day moving average of 106.95


    Parametrics Technology (PMTC)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 15 new highs and up 19.64% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 74.76%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 31.91
    • Recently traded at 32.63 with a 50 day moving average of 29.31


    Commercial Metals (CMC)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 88% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 15 new highs and up 6.53% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 70.85%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 18.93
    • Recently traded at 19.42 with a 50 day moving average of 17.82
    Stocks: TFX, HII, ATK, PTC, CMC
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