Stock Selection Top 5% US – April 2021 🇺🇸

Stock Selection US – April 2021 🇺🇸

➡ These are the stocks making the top 5%, according to the RQM strategy.

In order to provide a more detailed analysis and more variety, this month we bring two sets, the top 5% for companies with Market Capitalization > 2B and another top 5% of the companies with less than 2B.

The universe of  investable companies: NYSE, NASDAQ & AMEX

Top Stock Selection US < 2B 🥈

This month, only one clear BUYER. However, given the vast amount of companies analyzed, the ones selected are meant to be really high-quality ones and it’s always worth keeping them on the radar.

LE: Lands’ End, founded in 1963, operates as a uni-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories, footwear, and home products in the United States, Europe, Asia. The company sells its products mainly online through its Website, as well as through third-party online marketplaces, direct mail catalogs, and retail locations.

CTHRCharles & ColvardConsumer CyclicalLuxury Goods26.52HOLD97.4197.21100.00
KIRKKirkland's IncConsumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail14.64HOLD98.4195.6299.85
MOVMovado Group IncConsumer CyclicalLuxury Goods15.13HOLD98.3193.4399.55
NCSMNcs Multistage Holdings IncEnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services2.04HOLD99.2091.6399.35
OMPOasis Midstream Partners LPEnergyOil & Gas Midstream4.45HOLD91.6397.3199.05
DDSDillard'sConsumer CyclicalDepartment Stores7.73HOLD95.2293.0398.95
LEUCentrus Energy CorpEnergyUranium13.97HOLD94.9792.8398.75
EVCEntravision Communications CorpCommunication ServicesBroadcasting11.52HOLD93.3893.1398.65
INSEInspired Entertainment IncCommunication ServicesElectronic Gaming & Multimedia7.79HOLD88.4595.7298.51
XOMAXoma CorpHealthcareBiotechnology11.63HOLD98.5185.5698.36
ATLCAtlanticus Hld CpFinancial ServicesCredit Services3.73HOLD92.8390.9498.26
ORGOOrganogenesis Holdings IncHealthcareDrug Manufacturers—Specialty & Generic28.64HOLD83.3798.8098.06
RCKYRocky Brands IncConsumer CyclicalFootwear & Accessories37.29HOLD94.4286.8597.96
OXSQOxford Square Capital CorpFinancial ServicesAsset Management5.47HOLD99.8080.6897.66
BCEIBonanza Creek Energy IncEnergyOil & Gas E&P12.18HOLD97.8180.9897.46
LELands' End IncConsumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail15.22BUY94.2281.7797.01
DITAmcon Distributing CompanyConsumer DefensiveFood Distribution6.06HOLD96.2279.7897.01
IKNXIkonics CorpBasic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals5.79HOLD81.1894.6296.86
LIVELive VenturesConsumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail5.61HOLD82.5791.9396.66
ARLPAlliance Resource PtEnergyThermal Coal14.44HOLD89.6484.4696.46
NAIINatural AlternativConsumer DefensivePackaged Foods18.31HOLD88.2585.4696.26
VOCVoc Energy TrustEnergyOil & Gas E&P30.39HOLD81.1891.2496.06


Top Stock Selection US Large Cap > 2B 🥇

Same situation here as before, only one clear BUYER.

MATX: Matson, founded in 1882, provides ocean transportation and logistics services. The company serves the U.S. military, freight forwarders, retailers, consumer goods, automobile manufacturers, and other customers. The company was formerly known as Alexander & Baldwin Holdings and changed its name to Matson in June 2012. The company is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

OASOasis Petroleum IncEnergyOil & Gas E&P1.463863587HOLD98.70290303100100
FLGTFulgent Genetics IncHealthcareDiagnostics & Research10.29481258HOLD99.6911673997.4058060599.87646695
SONOSonos IncTechnologyConsumer Electronics33.47093935HOLD99.6294008696.6028412699.81470043
TPRTapestry IncConsumer CyclicalLuxury Goods36.69870974HOLD96.9116738798.2087708599.62940086
MIKThe Michaels CompConsumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail7.560786699HOLD97.3440395395.9234095199.56763434
ENVAEnova International IncFinancial ServicesCredit Services4.618027746HOLD98.2705373792.8350833899.4441013
XPERXperi Holding CorpTechnologySemiconductor Equipment & Materials12.44711761HOLD99.3823347791.2909203299.38233477
EVREvercore Partners IncFinancial ServicesCapital Markets24.21433034HOLD99.7529339190.8585546699.32056825
ANFAbercrombie & Fitch CompanyConsumer CyclicalApparel Retail25.27473743HOLD94.3792464595.8616429999.25880173
ATKRAtkore International GroupIndustrialsElectrical Equipment & Parts39.06106073HOLD90.9820877199.1352686899.19703521
LPXLouisiana-Pacific CorpIndustrialsBuilding Products & Equipment22.890992HOLD99.5676343488.3878937699.01173564
LBL Brands IncConsumer CyclicalApparel Retail12.61250734HOLD98.2087708587.4613959298.85731933
WDWalker & DunlopFinancial ServicesMortgage Finance35.97714649HOLD94.8733786389.4996911798.61025324
TSETrinseo S.A.Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals36.32210641HOLD84.7127856797.8999382398.27053737
UAUnder Armour Inc Cl CConsumer CyclicalApparel Manufacturing35.35393627HOLD97.4984558484.7436689398.0852378
APOGApogee Entrpr IncIndustrialsBuilding Products & Equipment27.59149569HOLD89.5923409591.0438542397.89993823
CROXCrocs IncConsumer CyclicalFootwear & Accessories27.63841149HOLD95.3983940784.4966028497.71463867
EAFGraftech International LtdIndustrialsElectrical Equipment & Parts16.55768014HOLD95.7998764783.5083384897.59110562
WESWestern Midstream Partners LPEnergyOil & Gas Midstream14.2940166HOLD81.2847436797.7764051997.43668931
QRTEBQurate Retail Inc Series BConsumer CyclicalInternet Retail7.593927433HOLD87.9864113790.2408894497.22050649
MCMoelisFinancial ServicesCapital Markets24.81783407HOLD99.8764669578.0111179797.15873996
JLLJones Lang Lasalle IncReal EstateReal Estate Services36.29980026HOLD88.8511426887.1525633196.84990735
HOMEAt Home Group IncConsumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail19.53106118HOLD84.373069889.0055589996.26312539
UIUbiquiti NetworksTechnologyCommunication Equipment12.17554665HOLD89.1908585584.1877702396.26312539
DNLIDenali Therapeutics IncHealthcareBiotechnology18.56947492HOLD10070.1667696195.79987647
TGNATegna IncCommunication ServicesBroadcasting15.65081737HOLD90.4570722777.1463866695.30574429
MATXMatson IncIndustrialsMarine Shipping29.80515233BUY87.3378628879.3699814795.12044472
FHIFederated InvestorsFinancial ServicesAsset Management29.63745252HOLD98.3323038968.2520074195.02779494
VSTOVista Outdoor IncConsumer CyclicalLeisure21.12415537HOLD97.8381717168.7461395995.02779494


Now your turn:

  • Has any of those companies a business model you fully understand?
  • Do they have a competitive advantage with respect to their competitors?
  • Do they operate in industries where you already have enough exposure?
  • Are they diversified companies (country and currency wise)?
  • Did they seize any advantage during the latest downturn?

Remember: You have the last word and the responsibility of your investments is up to you. The RQM System “only” suggests a set of stocks with a high probability of being long-term winners.

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