|Name (Symbol) Industry||Pivot/Buy Point (Stop)|
|Name (Symbol) Industry||Buy Point (Stop) %Gain/Loss|
2018-02-19: Comments: Top Picks candidates TBK and ABBV triggered their buy points Friday, and were purchased for the GSA Portfolio.
2018-02-15: Comments: Adding TBK (pivot buy point $39.04, 4-weeks tight base, upward earnings estimate revisions, curr/next year earn est +35%/+18%, under institutional accumulation, Industry Group Rank #36, Relative Strength Rank 96, stop $35.96, trade risk -8%). Looking to re-enter past pick ABBV above $116.85, with a -6% stop at $109.84. BOTH NAMES TO BE INITIATED AT HALF POSITIONS ONLY.
2018-02-11: Comments: We sold our remaining position in MRTX at +53%.
2018-02-06: Comments: We were stopped out of OPY at -5.6%. Raising stop on MRTX to $26.14 (2-ATR).
2018-02-05: Comments: Top Picks Watch List candidate OPY triggered it's buy point, and was purchased for the GSA Portfolio. We were stopped out of ALNY at -8.1%, WMT at break-even, TPB at -5%, remaining SGMO at +24%, with partial profits in APTI at +11%. For the day, the GSA Portfolio was down -0.7%, with the DJIA down -4.6%. Dropping GDOT from the Watch List.
2018-02-04: Comments: Current holding APTI set to announce earnings after the close Monday, February 5, 2018. We have a bit of a profit cushion, but we'll be reducing position size going into the event.
2018-02-01: Comments: Top Picks Watch List candidate TPB was purchased for the GSA Portfolio. OPY looks ready, while FOR had another good day today. We were stopped out of HLG at -5.7%.
2018-01-31: Comments: Adding TPB (pivot buy point $22.38, 4-week cup-and-handle base, upwards earnings estimate revisions, accelerating sales growth, next year earnings estimate +28.7%, under institutional accumulation, ROE 93.5%, average daily volume 58K, Relative Strength Rank 92, stop $21, trade risk -6% - HALF POSITION ONLY DUE TO LOWER LIQUIDITY) to the Watch List for Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Watch List candidate FOR jumped +9% today, but we didn't get in as it moved quickly past our entry point.
2018-01-30: Comments: We were stopped out of our remaining position in ABBV at +22%.
2018-01-29: Comments: Adding FOR (pivot buy point $22.45, 7-week tight base, under institutional accumulation w/high volume day today, Relative Strength Rank 92, stop $21.33, trade risk -5% - HALF POSITION ONLY DUE TO LOWER LIQUIDTY) to the Watch List for Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
Raising stop on SGMO to $19.10 (2-ATR).
2018-01-28: Comments: Adding GDOT (pivot buy point $64.42, 12-week base, upward earn est revisions, accelerating sales and earnings growth, curr year earn est +46%, Industry Group Rank #12, Relative Strength Rank 95, trade risk -5%, stop $61.20), OPY (pivot buy point $28.75, 8-week cup-and-handle base, under institutional accumulation, average daily volume 64K, Relative Strength Rank 95, trade risk -6%, stop $27.05 - HALF POSITION ONLY DUE TO LOWER LIQUIDITY) to the Watch List for Monday, January 29, 2018.
On Friday, we sold another half in ABBV, as it rose +13% post earnings, and now trail a stop at $116.9 (2-ATR). Raising stops on SGMO to $18.72 (2-ATR), APTI to $23.56 (3-ATR). We were also stopped out of THO at -5%.
2018-01-25: Comments: With ABBV set to announce earnings before the bell Friday, January 26, we reduced half our position at a profit of +13.5%. We also took profits on another half in SGMO at +37.5%, now trailing a stop at $18.65 (2-ATR).
2018-01-23: Comments: Watch List candidate ALNY triggered it's buy point and was purchased for the GSA Portfolio. Raising stops on SGMO to $16.64 (3-ATR), MRTX to $23.57 (2-ATR).
2018-01-22: Comments: Adding ALNY (pivot buy point $132.47, 13-week constructive base, biotech momentum play, under institutional accumulation, Industry Group Rank #2, Relative Strength Rank 97, stop $122.63, trade risk -7.5% - HALF POSITION ONLY due to current group exposure through MRTX, SGMO) to the Watch List for Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Raising stop on SGMO to $15.91 (3-ATR),
2018-01-21: Comments: Raising stops on MRTX to $23.19 (2-ATR), APTI to $22.50 (3-ATR), WMT to $99.95 (3-ATR/break-even).
2018-01-17: Comments: Raising stop on WMT to $98.40.
2018-01-16: Comments: We sold another half our line in MRTX at +55.9% and were stopped out of MDGL at -3%, HYGS at -1.3%. Raising stops on the balance in MRTX to $21.72 (2-ATR). Dropping GSM from the Watch List. Key high-volume reversal day in the market averages today should be taken note of.
2018-01-14: Comments: We exited our remaining position in IO for a gain of +53%, as we were stopped out at the 2-ATR level. Raising stops on MRTX to $20.21 (3-ATR), HLG to $44.65 (2-ATR), MDGL to $95.35, WMT to $97.55.
2018-01-11: Comments: We nailed down profits on half our position in MRTX at +35.8%. Raising stops on MRTX to $18.98 (3-ATR), IO to $21.71 (2-ATR), HLG to $43.11 (3-ATR), ABBV to $96.52.
2018-01-10: Comments: Adding GSM (pivot buy point $16.75, constructive base-on-base pattern, under institutional accumulation, curr year earn est +154%, next year earn est +998%, average earnings surprise in last 4/4 quarters 145%, Industry Group Rank #18, Relative Strength Rank 92, stop $15.91, trade risk -5%) to the Watch List for Thursday, January 11, 2018.
Moving stop up to $17.09 (break-even) on current holding MRTX, which moved up +14% today.
|Name (Symbol) Industry||Relative Strength Rank|
|Apple Inc. (AAPL) Computer Hardware||71.3Removed!|