Retractable Technologies - A Top 100 Stock
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- 100% technical buy signals.
- 5 new highs and up 27.51% in the last month.
- 1,219.04% gain in the last year.
The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the specialty safety syringe company Retractable Technologies (RVP). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top 100 Stocks list by the highest Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart function to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend spotter signaled a buy in 6/24 the stock gained 29.97%.
Retractable Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets safety syringes and other medical products for the healthcare industry in the United States, rest of North and South America, and internationally. It principally offers VanishPoint safety products comprising tuberculin, insulin, autodisable, and allergy antigen syringes; IV catheters; blood collection tube holders; blood collection sets; and Patient Safe safety medical products, including syringes and Luer caps. The company also engages in developing retractable needles and syringes, glass syringes, dental syringes, IV catheter introducers, and blood collection sets, as well as EasyPoint needles. Retractable Technologies, Inc. serves healthcare providers, such as acute care hospitals, alternate care facilities, doctors' offices, clinics, emergency centers, surgical centers, long-term care facilities, veterans administration facilities, military organizations, public health facilities, and prisons. The company distributes its products through general line and specialty distributors, as well as through international distributors; and a direct marketing network. Retractable Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Little Elm, Texas.
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Barchart technical indicators:
- 100% technical buy signals
- 488.30+ Weighted Alpha
- 1,219.04% gain in the last year
- Trend Spotter buy signal
- Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
- 5 new highs and up 27.51% in the last month
- Relative Strength Index 64.62%
- Technical support level at 9.40
- Recently traded at 9.41 with a 50 day moving average of 6.50
- Market Cap $340 million
- P/E 101.11
- This stock is not followed by Wall Street analysts so we don't have Revenue and Earnings projections
- The individual investors following the stock on Motley Fool vote 6 to 0 that the stock will beat the market
- 1,640 investors are monitoring the stock on Seeking Alpha
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