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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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  • S&P 500 12 Month Winners 0 comments
    Aug 28, 2014 9:00 AM | about stocks: LUV, MU, X, AA, DAL

    Hindsight is always best and today's list is the S&P 500 stocks that had the highest price appreciation in the last 12 months. I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Index stocks for the highest price performance in the last year.

    Today's list includes Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV), Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), United States Steel (NYSE:X), Alcoa (NYSE:AA) and Delta Airlines (NYSE:DAL):

    Southwest Airlines (LUV) 151.80%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 99 new highs and up 151.80% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 76.48%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 31.56
    • Recently traded at 32.23 with a 50 moving average of 28.52


    Micron Technology (MU) 150.30%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 56% Barchart technician buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 59 new highs and up 150.30% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 57.16%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 32.44
    • Recently traded at 32.99 with a 50 day moving average of 32.41


    United States Steel (X) 116.32%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 49 new highs and up 116.32% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 77.17%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 38.06
    • Recently traded at 39.03 with a 50 day moving average of 30.65


    Alcoa (AA) 110.98%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 88% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 52 new highs and up 110.98%
    • Relative Strength Index 61.36%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 16.44
    • Recently traded at 16.71 with a 50 day moving average of 15.95


    Delta Airlines (DAL) 110.15%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 80% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 57 new highs and up 100.15% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 61.39%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 39.63
    • Recently traded at 40.16 with a 50 day moving average of 38.21
    Stocks: LUV, MU, X, AA, DAL
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