Stock Selection Top 5% US – August 2021 🇺🇸

Stock Selection US – August 2021 🇺🇸

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

In order to provide a more detailed analysis and follow some of the conventions on the markets, we bring the following novelties:

  • Results split into Micro, Medium and Large Companies
  • A downloadable CSV to check in detail all the companies analyzed.

The universe of investable companies: NYSE, NASDAQ & AMEX.

Top Stock Selection Micro CAPS US < 500M 🥉

This month only 4 clear BUYERs.

BGFV: Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company sells private label merchandise under its own trademarks comprising Golden Bear, Harsh, Pacifica, and Rugged Exposure. As of January 3, 2021, it operated 430 stores.

HQI: HireQuest, Inc. provides on-demand and temporary staffing solutions in the United States. The company provides temporary staffing services, including skilled and semi-skilled labor and industrial personnel, clerical and administrative personnel, and construction personnel.

MSB: Mesabi Trust (New York, 1961), a royalty trust, engages in iron ore mining business in the United States. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is based in New York, New York.

OMP: Oasis Midstream Partners LP, provides crude oil, natural gas, and water-related midstream services in North America.

NRTNorth European Oil Royality TrustEnergy23.67HOLD98.1497.00100.00
LIVELive VenturesConsumer Cyclical9.58HOLD95.8698.5799.86
RMCFRocky MT ChocolateConsumer Defensive15.08HOLD98.7195.5799.71
FRDFriedman Industries IncBasic Materials8.08HOLD97.1496.7199.57
ZDGEZedge Inc Cl BTechnology38.45HOLD94.0098.1499.43
BBWBuild-A-Bear WorkshopConsumer Cyclical27.03HOLD91.2999.8699.29
GBLGamco InvestorsFinancial Services11.55HOLD99.0091.2999.14
BGFVBig 5 SportingConsumer Cyclical5.86BUY93.6492.8698.57
UBOHUnited BancsharesFinancial Services6.84HOLD100.0086.0098.43
MVOMv Oil TrustEnergy17.60HOLD87.4398.2998.29
HQIHirequest IncIndustrials30.45BUY98.5785.8698.00
ATLCAtlanticus Hld CpFinancial Services7.65HOLD92.0791.0097.86
SENEBSeneca Foods Cp BConsumer Defensive4.19HOLD95.1487.0097.71
BHBiglari Holdings IncConsumer Cyclical0.33HOLD99.7181.8697.57
AMRKA-Mark Precious MetaFinancial Services3.12HOLD93.1488.1497.43
RMRegional Managment CorpFinancial Services9.92HOLD85.2995.7197.14
CONNConn's IncConsumer Cyclical6.78HOLD95.5784.2996.86
MSBMesabi TrustBasic Materials15.35BUY94.8684.5796.71
SENEASeneca Foods Cp AConsumer Defensive4.04HOLD94.2984.1496.57
VOCVoc Energy TrustEnergy30.11HOLD80.7197.2996.21
MTEXMannatech IncConsumer Defensive10.58HOLD86.8691.1496.21
EPSNEpsilon EnergyEnergy39.92HOLD96.7981.1496.00
AVNWAviat Networks IncTechnology3.88HOLD82.5794.8695.86
AXRAmrep CorpReal Estate14.63HOLD84.0092.5795.71
OMPOasis Midstream Partners LPEnergy9.33BUY82.7193.5795.57
CTHRCharles & ColvardConsumer Cyclical23.48HOLD90.7185.4395.43
PBFXPBF Logistics LPEnergy5.71HOLD92.2983.0095.29
TLYSTilly's IncConsumer Cyclical16.30HOLD83.0091.7195.07

Download US Micro August 2021 full table

Top Stock Selection Medium CAPS US [500M –  10B] 🥈

This month 6 companies! 😁

HOV: Hovnanian Enterprises (CA, 1959) engages in the design, construction, marketing, and sale of residential homes in the United States. It offers single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, urban infill, and active lifestyle homes with amenities, such as clubhouses, swimming pools, tennis courts, tot lots, and open areas.

ATKR: Atkore  (Illinois, 1959) manufactures and distributes electrical raceway products, and mechanical products and solutions (MP&S) in the United States and internationally.

CCS: Century Communities, engages in the design, development, construction, marketing, and sale of single-family attached and detached homes. It is also involved in the entitlement and development of the underlying land; and provision of mortgage, title, and insurance services to its home buyers.

KFY: Korn Ferry, together with its subsidiaries, provides organizational consulting services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Consulting, Digital, Executive Search, and RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) & Professional Search.

HEP: Holly Energy Partners, L.P. owns and operates petroleum product and crude pipelines, storage tanks, distribution terminals, loading rack facilities, and refinery processing units that support the refining and marketing operations in Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Kansas, Idaho, and Washington. It operates through two segments, Pipelines and Terminals, and Refinery Processing Units.

UCTT: Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. designs, engineers, and manufactures production tools, modules, and subsystems for the semiconductor and displays capital equipment markets in the United States and internationally.


DDSDillard'sDepartment Stores16.903HOLD98.4799.19100.00
HOVHovnanian Enterprises IncResidential Construction1.381BUY95.9799.0399.92
HIBBHibbett Sports IncSpecialty Retail8.895HOLD99.3694.8499.84
ANAutonation IncAuto & Truck Dealerships10.795HOLD96.6295.5799.68
LGIHLGI Homes IncResidential Construction11.277HOLD98.3193.3999.60
MGYMagnolia Oil & Gas CorpOil & Gas E&P28.554HOLD97.0293.9699.48
SCHNSchnitzer Steel ASteel11.861HOLD93.5596.8699.27
DKSDick's Sporting Goods IncSpecialty Retail10.078HOLD96.2993.6399.19
NEWTNewtek Bus SvcsAsset Management10.622HOLD93.2396.6299.11
SCVLShoe Carnival IncApparel Retail12.804HOLD98.8790.4199.03
SKYSkyline CorpResidential Construction37.181HOLD94.0494.7698.87
SWBISmith & Wesson Brands IncAerospace & Defense11.396HOLD99.6887.5998.63
ENVAEnova International IncCredit Services2.471HOLD97.2689.8598.55
IIINInsteel IndustriesSteel & Iron15.464HOLD94.6492.2698.47
HRBH&R BlockPersonal Services8.028HOLD99.8486.0698.31
ATKRAtkore International GroupElectrical Equipment & Parts12.641BUY90.2195.4998.23
CTRNCiti Trends IncApparel Retail10.843HOLD98.7186.3098.15
LPXLouisiana-Pacific CorpBuilding Products & Equipment12.408HOLD99.1985.6697.99
ABAlliancebernstein Holding LPAsset Management15.796HOLD97.6686.7897.82
ASIXAdvansix IncChemicals14.739HOLD91.7092.6797.74
CCSCentury Communities IncResidential Construction8.248BUY93.7190.0197.50
SSTKShutterstock IncInternet Content & Information37.477HOLD86.8795.6597.34
WRLDWorld Acceptance CpCredit Services14.168HOLD97.4284.9397.26
ABGAsbury Automotive Group IncAuto & Truck Dealerships12.020HOLD99.2782.6897.10
SAFMSanderson Farms INPackaged Foods24.798HOLD97.1084.7797.02 IncSoftware—Application32.433HOLD95.5785.8296.86
NMRKNewmark Group Inc Cl AReal Estate Services24.248HOLD82.7698.1596.70
KFYKorn/Ferry InternationalStaffing & Employment Services32.780BUY92.3488.3296.62
DMLPDorchester MinlsOil & Gas E&P23.773HOLD97.8282.4396.54
HLIHoulihan LokeyCapital Markets19.325HOLD98.2381.2296.37
ECPGEncore Capital GroupMortgage Finance4.766HOLD86.0693.2396.29
KFRCKforce IncStaffing & Employment Services22.054HOLD88.4890.3396.21
SHLXShell Midstream Partners LPOil & Gas Midstream11.810BUY94.2482.1195.89
HEPHolly Energy Partners LPOil & Gas Midstream10.433BUY84.0991.5495.73
UCTTUltra Clean HoldingsSemiconductor Equipment & Materials23.673BUY92.1081.4795.33
BPMPBP Midstream Partners LPOil & Gas Midstream8.932BUY96.1377.3695.25

Download US Medium August 2021 full table

Top Stock Selection Large CAPS US > 10B 🥇

This month 2 clear BUYERs.

AMAT: Applied Materials (Santa Clara, 1967) provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, manufactures, and sells various manufacturing equipment that is used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits.

FCX: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. engages in the mining of mineral properties in North America, South America, and Indonesia.

NUENucor CorpUnited StatesSteel10.24HOLD98.7799.6999.85
ETEnergy Transfer LPUnited StatesOil & Gas Midstream7.69HOLD95.5498.3199.69
EXPDExpeditors IntlUnited StatesIntegrated Freight & Logistics25.46HOLD98.0092.4699.46
AZOAutozoneUnited StatesSpecialty Retail17.76HOLD94.6289.6998.92
GOOGLAlphabet Cl AUnited StatesInternet Content & Information28.53HOLD91.8592.3198.77
GOOGAlphabet Cl CUnited StatesInternet Content & Information28.64HOLD91.6992.1598.62
TROWT Rowe Price GroupUnited StatesAsset Management17.26HOLD99.3882.3198.31
WATWaters CorpUnited StatesDiagnostics & Research39.51HOLD86.1595.2398.00
NVDANvidia CorpUnited StatesSemiconductors22.95HOLD84.3196.0097.69
FBFacebook IncUnited StatesInternet Content & Information30.54HOLD93.6985.8597.23
MCOMoody's CorpUnited StatesFinancial Data & Stock Exchanges35.11HOLD88.3190.0096.85
ORLYO'Reilly AutomotiveUnited StatesSpecialty Retail22.57HOLD90.4687.8596.85
LKQLKQ CorpUnited StatesAuto Parts20.24HOLD86.9290.7796.62
HCAHca Holdings IncUnited StatesMedical Care Facilities17.08HOLD80.1596.4696.46
AMATApplied MaterialsUnited StatesSemiconductor Equipment & Materials28.62BUY89.5486.0096.15
FCXFreeport-Mcmoran IncUnited StatesCopper19.74BUY91.0882.7795.85
LHLaboratory Corp of America HoldingsUnited StatesDiagnostics & Research11.05HOLD97.5472.7795.23

Download US Large August 2021 full table

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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