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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. He earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and attended... More
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  • 5 Great Large Cap S&P 500 Stocks For Your Watchlists 0 comments
    Apr 17, 2012 11:19 AM | about stocks: SBUX, SRE, ORLY, FDO, DISCA

    This morning I used Barchart to screen the Large Cap S&P 500 stocks to find the 5 with the most steady upward price momentum and found Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY), Family Dollar Stores (NYSE:FDO) and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA)

    Starbucks (SBUX)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 88% Barchart technical buy signal
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 16 new highs and up 10.05% in the last month
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 57.90
    • Relative Strength Index 61.54%
    • Recently traded at 58.64 with a 50 day moving average of 52.59


    Sempra Energy (SRE)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signal
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 13 new highs and up 8.48% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 72.33%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 62.13
    • Recently traded at 63.79 with a 50 day moving average of 59.37


    O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signal
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 12 new highs and up 14.10% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 67.75%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 93.27
    • Recenlty traded at 94.80 with a 50 day moving average of 88.94


    Family Dollar Stores (FDO)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 88% Barchart technical buy signal
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 12 new highs and up 14.10% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 71.81
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 63.79
    • Recently traded at 64.66 with a 50 day moving average of 58.21


    Discovery Communications (DISCA)

    Barchart technical indicators:

     

    • 96% Barchart technical buy signal
    • Trend Spotter buy signal
    • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
    • 12 new highs and up 8.49% in the last month
    • Relative Strength Index 68.77%
    • Barchart computes a technical support level at 51.28
    • Recently traded at 52.00 with a 50 day moving average of 47.68
    Stocks: SBUX, SRE, ORLY, FDO, DISCA
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