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Chicago, IL – August 12, 2019 - Stocks in this week’s article are SSR Mining Inc. SSRM, Pretium Resources Inc. PVG, Griffon Corp. GFF, Exponent Inc. EXPO and MasTec Inc. MTZ.
5 Stocks With Recent Price Strength Despite Market Volatility
“In the stock game, winning means reaching a higher price.” However, striking the right chord each time needs a fair amount of luck.
No matter how disciplined and systematic investors are, equity market volatility will always manage to get the better of them. While a few lucky ones rake in the moolah, others fall victim to ad hoc strategies.
One could resort to commonly used techniques to find beaten down stocks that have the potential to recover faster than others. However, even such investment choices bear the risk of disappointment. Particularly, one could fall into the value trap if the hidden weaknesses in selected stock are not identified.
So, wouldn’t it be a safer strategy to look for stocks that are winners currently and have the potential to gain further?
Sounds good? Here’s how to execute it:
One should primarily target stocks that have recently been on a bull run. Actually, stocks seeing price strength recently have a high chance of carrying the momentum forward.
If a stock is continuously witnessing an uptrend, there must be a solid reason or else it would have probably crashed. So, looking at stocks that are capable of beating the benchmark that they have set for themselves seems rational.
However, recent price strength alone cannot create the magic. Therefore, you need to set other relevant parameters to create a successful investment strategy.
Here’s how you should create the screen to shortlist the current as well as the potential winners.
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