From the desk of Steve Strazza @Sstrazza.
Welcome back to our latest “Under The Hood” column for the week ended May 14, 2021. This column is published bi-weekly and rotated on-and-off with our Minor Leaguers column.
In this column, we analyze the most popular stocks during the week and find opportunities to either join in and ride these momentum names higher, or fade the crowd and bet against them.
We use a variety of sources to generate the list of most popular names. There are so many new data sources available that all we need to do is organize and curate them in a way that shows us exactly what we want: A list of stocks that are seeing an unusual increase in investor interest.
Whether we’re measuring increasing interest based on large institutional purchases, unusual options activity, or simply our proprietary lists of trending tickers… there is a lot of overlap.
The bottom line is there are a million ways to skin this cat. Relying on our entire arsenal of data makes us confident that we’re producing the best list each week and gives us more optionality in terms of finding the most favorable trade setups for our clients.
The recent strength from Equity Markets continues to make our job a delight and offer us plenty of favorable long setups to choose from.
“Under The Hood” is a value-add for investors of all kinds as we express our bullish thesis through a variety of different types of stocks.
Speaking of which… Here’s our latest list of hot stocks:
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Let’s dive right into our favorite setups from this week’s list!
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