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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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  • Mid Cap 12 Month Winners 0 comments
    Sep 3, 2014 10:37 AM | about stocks: SUNEQ, QRVO, SLXP, TRN, SWKS

    I wanted to find which S&P 400 Mid Cap stocks had the highest price appreciation in the past year. I used Barchart to sort the Index for those winners. I noticed that the winners weren't stocks that just jumped over night but each had a long and consistent pattern of hitting a series of new highs all during the year.

    The list includes SunEdison (SUNE) 193.07%, RF Micro Devices (RFMD) 157.66%, Salix Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:SLXP) 137.53%, Trinity Industries(NYSE:TRN) 135.24% and Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) 121.96%:

    SunEdison (SUNE) 193.07%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 16% Barchart technical sell signal
    • Trend Spotter sell signal
    • Below its 20 and 50 day moving averages
    • 50 new highs and up 193.07% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 47.89%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 20.82
    • Recently traded at 21.78 with a 50 day moving average of 21.92


    RF Micro Devices (RFMD) 157.66%

    Bachart technical indicators:

     

    • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 63 new highs and up 157.66% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 71.37%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 12.28
    • Recently traded at 12.84 with a 50 day moving average of 10.77


    Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) 137.53%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 88% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 34 new highs and up 137.53% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 72.14%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 155.44
    • Recently traded at 157.88 with a 50 day moving aerae of 137.61


    Trinity Industries (TRN) 135.24%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 54 new highs and up 135.24% in the last year
    • Relative Strength Index 71.86%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 47.95
    • Recently traded at 50.20 with a 50 day moving average of 44.79


    Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) 121.96%

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 98% Barchart technical buy signals
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 55 new highs and up 121.96% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 67.34%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 55.46
    • Recently traded at 56.12 with a 50 day moving average of 51.23
    Stocks: SUNEQ, QRVO, SLXP, TRN, SWKS
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