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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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  • 5 Interesting Small Caps 0 comments
    Aug 13, 2014 3:42 PM | about stocks: VAC, SSS, SAIA, PEI, MPWR

    Lately Small Caps have had a very difficult time. I wanted to find some Small Caps with good technical indicators and charts. First I sorted theS&P 600 Small Cap Index for the highest short term technical indicators then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

    The stocks I selected were Marriot Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC), Sovran Self Storage (NYSE:SSS), Saia Inc (NASDAQ:SAIA), Pennsylvania Real Estate Investments (NYSE:PEI) and Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR):

    Marriot Vacations Worldwide (VAC)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signals
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 3 new highs and up 4.23% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 65.18%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 57.60
    • Recently traded at 59.97 with a 50 day moving average of 57.19


    Sovran Self Storage (SSS)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 100% Bar chart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 4 new highs and up 2.61% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 60.88%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 76.61
    • Recently traded at 78.51 with a 50 day moving average of 77.20


    Saia Inc (SAIA)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 7 new highs and up 8.88% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 67.53%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 46.27
    • Recently traded at 47.87 with a 50 day moving average of 44.93


    Pennsylvania Real Estate Investments (PEI)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 4 new highs and up 1.91% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 62.93%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 18.73
    • Recently traded at 19.79 with a 50 day moving average of 18.73


    Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR)

    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 6.27% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 65.46%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 41.47
    • Recently traded at 44.06 with a 50 day moving average of 41.88
    Stocks: VAC, SSS, SAIA, PEI, MPWR
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