5 Small Caps For Momentum Investors - Monday, January 16

Today I wanted to find 5 Small Cap stocks with great current momentum so I used Barchart to sort the S&P 600 Small Cap Index stocks first for the most frequent new highs in the last month, then again for technical buy signals of 80% or more. Today's Watch List includes:

Almost Family (Nasdaq: AFAM), Capstead Mortgage (NYSE: CMO), Ultratech (Nasdaq: UTEK), Veritiv (NYSE: VRTV) and Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS)

Almost Family

Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 15 new highs and up 16.11% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 71.21
  • Technical support level at 46.57
  • Recently traded at 47.20 with a 50 day moving average of 42.56

Capstead Mortgage

Barchart technical indicators:

  • 96% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 4.50% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 5996%
  • Technical support level at 10.59
  • Recently traded at 10.69 with a 50 day moving average of 10.20

Ultratech

Barchart technical indicators:

  • 88% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 8.53% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 71.67%
  • Technical support level at 24.90
  • Recently traded at 25.20 with a 50 day moving average of 23.22

Veritiv

Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 12.79% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 65.16%
  • Technical support level at 57.72
  • Recently traded at 58.20 with a 50 day moving average of 52.10

Lumos Network

Barchart technical indicators:

  • 80% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 an d100 day moving averages
  • 12 new highs and up 9.57% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 65.25%
  • Technical support level at 16.27
  • Recently traded at 16.38 with a 50 day moving average of 15.02

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