E Small Cap Report: Best And Worst

The highest scoring names in small cap from 1 year ago (4/11/2013) returned 831 bps more than the Russell 2000. The best performers have been CRZO up 97%, GBX up 93%, HOMB up 80%, CGNX up 78%, CIR up 76%, and MPWR up 64%.

  • Utilities is the top scoring small cap sector.
  • Trucking is the best industry.

The average small cap score is 47.75 this week, below the four week moving average score of 51.67. The average small cap stock is trading 23.9% below its 52 week high, 0.36% above its 200 dma, and has 7.05 days to cover short.
 
Utilties, consumer goods, and industrial goods score best.  Basics, services, financials, and healthcare score in line with the average small cap universe score. Technology scores below average and remains industry and stock specific.
 


 

SMALL CAP       4/10/2014 4 Week  MA
Company Name Symbol Sector INDUSTRY SCORE SCORE
BEST          
Smith & Wesson Hldg. SWHC CONSUMER GOODS SPORTING GOODS 100 85
ExamWorks EXAM SERVICES BUSINESS SERVICES 95 90
Greatbatch Inc. GB HEALTHCARE MEDICAL APPLIANCES & EQUIPMENT 95 77.5
Vascular Solutions VASC HEALTHCARE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & SUPPLIES 95 91.25
Arthrocare Corp. ARTC HEALTHCARE MEDICAL APPLIANCES & EQUIPMENT 90 77.5
Boulder Brands BDBD CONSUMER GOODS PROCESSED & PACKAGED GOODS 90 87.5
Diodes Inc DIOD TECHNOLOGY SEMICONDUCTOR- INTEGRATED CIRCUITS 90 92.5
Federal Signal FSS CONSUMER GOODS TRUCKS & OTHER VEHICLES 90 82.5
Medifast MED SERVICES SPECIALTY RETAIL, OTHER 90 68.75
Alimera Sciences ALIM HEALTHCARE DRUG MANUFACTURERS 85 82.5
Amsurg AMSG HEALTHCARE HOSPITALS 85 60
Anaren Inc. ANEN TECHNOLOGY WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS 85 65
BioSpecifics BSTC HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 85 78.75
Commtech Telecom CMTL TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 85 75
Cavco Industries CVCO INDUSTRIAL GOODS MANUFACTURED HOUSING 85 72.5
American Healthways HWAY HEALTHCARE SPECIALIZED HEALTH SERVICES 85 65
Merrimack Pharm MACK HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 85 65
Titan Int'l TWI CONSUMER GOODS AUTO PARTS 85 73.75
Adtran ADTN TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 80 68.75
Albany Molecular AMRI HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 80 75
Diamond Foods, Inc. DMND CONSUMER GOODS PROCESSED & PACKAGED GOODS 80 76.25
Dxp Enterprises Inc DXPE SERVICES INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT WHOLESALE 80 76.25
EPL Oil & Gas EPL BASIC MATERIALS INDEPENDENT OIL & GAS 80 73.75
Jakks Pacific Inc. JAKK CONSUMER GOODS TOYS & GAMES 80 72.5
Monolithic Power Sys MPWR TECHNOLOGY SEMICONDUCTOR-SPECIALIZED 80 80
Meritor MTOR CONSUMER GOODS AUTO PARTS 80 71.25
Nautilus Group NLS CONSUMER GOODS SPORTING GOODS 80 70
Protein Design PDLI HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 80 70
Penford Corp PENX BASIC MATERIALS SPECIALTY CHEMICALS 80 83.75
PharMerica PMC SERVICES DRUG STORES 80 77.5
S C S Transport SAIA SERVICES TRUCKING 80 75
Silicon Motion Tech ADS SIMO TECHNOLOGY DIVERSIFIED ELECTRONICS 80 68.75
The Spectranetics Corp SPNC HEALTHCARE MEDICAL APPLIANCES & EQUIPMENT 80 70
           
WORST          
CytRX CYTR HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 10 30
Mannatech MTEX HEALTHCARE DRUG RELATED PRODUCTS 10 30
Novavax NVAX HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 10 32.5
Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc PGNX HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 10 20
Almost Family AFAM HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH CARE 15 26.25
Alvarion LTD ALVR TECHNOLOGY WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS 15 22.5
Alphatec Holdings ATEC HEALTHCARE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & SUPPLIES 15 27.5
Aviat Networks AVNW TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 15 22.5
Blout International BLT CONSUMER GOODS HOUSEWARES & ACCESSORIES 15 26.25
Cross Country Healthcare CCRN SERVICES STAFFING & OUTSOURCING SERVICES 15 30
Coeur D Alene CDE BASIC MATERIALS SILVER 15 18.75
Mother's Work DEST SERVICES APPAREL STORES 15 37.5
Durect Corp DRRX HEALTHCARE DRUG MANUFACTURERS 15 21.25
Five Star Quality FVE HEALTHCARE LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES 15 27.5
Gentiva Health Services Inc GTIV HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH CARE 15 35
Internap Network Services Corp INAP TECHNOLOGY INTERNET SOFTWARE & SERVICES 15 31.25
New York & Company NWY SERVICES APPAREL STORES 15 33.75
Orexigen OREX HEALTHCARE DRUG MANUFACTURERS 15 36.25
Rediff.com REDF TECHNOLOGY INTERNET INFORMATION PROVIDER 15 16.25
Sigma Designs SIGM TECHNOLOGY SEMICONDUCTOR-SPECIALIZED 15 18.75
S T R Holdings STRI TECHNOLOGY SEMICONDUCTOR- SPECIALIZED 15 18.75
Verastem Inc VSTM HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY 15 20
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