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Today's 5 Best Mid Caps

|Includes:CBT, Granite Construction, Inc. (GVA), LNT, NEU, UNT

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index for new high frequency in the last month then I reviewed the charts using the Flipchart feature. I didn't find 5 stocks I liked, only 3 so I resorted by short term technical indicators and again used the Flipchart feature to find 2 more.

The stocks I've seleceted are Granite Construction (NYSE:GVA), Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT), NewMarket Corp (NYSE:NEU), Unit Corp (NYSE:UNT), and Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT):

Granite Construction (GVA)

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 17.73% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 74.02%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 39.90
  • Recently traded at 40.13 with a 50 day moving average of 35.87


Cabot Corp (CBT)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 88% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 5.15% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 63.98%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 56.97
  • Recently traded at 56.89 with a 50 day moving average of 52.34


NewMarket Corp (NEU)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 88% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 4.71% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 66.88%
  • Barchart computes a technical support leve at 384.30
  • Recently traded at 389.09 with a 50 day moving average of 356.63


Unit Corp (UNT)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 5 new highs and up 5.44% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 76.47%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 62.65
  • Recently traded at 63.81 with a 50 day moving average of 55.99


Alliant Energy (LNT)

Barchart technical indicators:

 

  • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 6 new highs and up 3.27% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 64.32%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 54.32
  • Recently traded at 55.58 with a 50 day moving average of 52.95
Stocks: GVA, CBT, NEU, UNT, LNT