Stock Selection Top 5% US – September 2021 🇺🇸

Stock Selection US – September 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 2 clear BUYERs.

CPRX: Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing therapies for people with rare debilitating, chronic neuromuscular, and neurological diseases in the United States. It was founded in 2002 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.

ZDGE: Zedge operates a digital publishing and content platform worldwide. Its platform enables consumers to personalize their mobile devices with ringtones, wallpapers, home screen app icons, widgets, and notification sounds. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in New York.

NRTNorth European Oil Royality TrustOil & Gas Equipment & Services23.69HOLD97.4098.27100.00
LIVELive VenturesSpecialty Retail7.11HOLD96.1097.9899.86
CONNConn's IncSpecialty Retail7.54HOLD96.2497.4099.64
SCVLShoe Carnival IncApparel Retail7.43HOLD98.2795.3899.64
GBLGamco InvestorsCapital Markets11.41HOLD98.8494.3699.42
AMRKA-Mark Precious MetaCapital Markets5.85HOLD94.0896.9799.28
BBWBuild-A-Bear WorkshopSpecialty Retail9.91HOLD90.9799.5798.99
ATLCAtlanticus Hld CpCredit Services15.23HOLD90.5398.8498.84
CPRXCatalyst Pharm IncBiotechnology8.24BUY98.1291.1898.70
MVOMv Oil TrustOil & Gas E&P16.71HOLD86.9997.6998.41
MTEXMannatech IncHousehold & Personal Products12.19HOLD86.3498.1298.27
BHBiglari Holdings IncRestaurants0.54HOLD99.8683.3898.12
VCTRVictory Capital Holdings Inc Cl AAsset Management11.62HOLD90.9791.7697.69
RMRegional Managment CorpCredit Services11.11HOLD85.3397.2597.54
ZDGEZedge Inc Cl BSoftware—Application34.73BUY95.3086.2797.11
VTSIVirtra Systems IncAerospace & Defense26.27HOLD86.1393.7996.97
IDTIDT CorpTelecom Services14.81HOLD79.9999.4296.82
SCUSculptor Capital Management IncAsset Management18.02HOLD91.9187.2896.68
MNManning & Napier IncAsset Management16.16HOLD98.5579.3496.03
EPSNEpsilon EnergyOil & Gas E&P39.14HOLD97.1180.7896.03
VOCVoc Energy TrustOil & Gas E&P19.06HOLD81.9494.6595.66
AXRAmrep CorpReal Estate Services15.68HOLD77.3898.4195.52
FSFGFirst Savings FinancBanks—Regional4.05HOLD85.7789.8895.38
EVCEntravision Communications CorpBroadcasting18.43HOLD76.1699.2895.23

Download US Micro September 2021 full table

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

This month 7 companies! 😁

LGIH: LGI Homes, Inc. designs, constructs, and sells homes in the United States. The company serves in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Colorado, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Tennessee, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Alabama, California, Oregon, Nevada, West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. LGI Homes, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

LPX: Louisiana-Pacific Corporation manufactures and markets building products primarily for use in new home construction, repair and remodeling, and outdoor structure markets. It operates through four segments: Siding; Oriented Strand Board (OSB); Engineered Wood Products (EWP); and South America.

AN: AutoNation, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It offers a range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance, and wholesale parts and collision services.

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.

AYI: Acuity Brands, Inc. provides lighting and building management solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally.

GOLF: Acushnet Holdings Corp. (MA, 1910) designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes golf products in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, Korea, and internationally.  The company was formerly known as Alexandria Holdings Corp. and changed its name to Acushnet Holdings Corp.

PSXP: Phillips 66 Partners LP (Houston, 2013) owns, operates, develops, and acquires midstream assets. It offers transportation, terminaling, processing, stevedoring, storage, and fractionation of crude oil, refined petroleum products, and natural gas liquids.


DDSDillard'sDepartment Stores17.09HOLD98.6399.44100.00
BGFVBig 5 SportingSpecialty Retail7.80HOLD97.7599.1999.92
CROXCrocs IncFootwear & Accessories24.43HOLD97.5098.5599.84
HIBBHibbett Sports IncSpecialty Retail22.45HOLD99.5295.8199.60
DKSDick's Sporting Goods IncSpecialty Retail13.72HOLD96.2298.9599.44 IncSoftware—Application32.56HOLD96.9498.1599.32
SWBISmith & Wesson Brands IncAerospace & Defense11.87HOLD99.6892.5999.19
ABAlliancebernstein Holding LPAsset Management15.49HOLD97.1093.4898.95
HLIHoulihan LokeyCapital Markets22.41HOLD98.7191.6398.87
WRLDWorld Acceptance CpCredit Services14.48HOLD97.9192.1998.79
MYRGMYR Group IncEngineering & Construction25.54HOLD91.7197.9998.63
IRWDIronwood PharmaceutiDrug Manufacturers—Specialty & Generic14.96HOLD98.0791.3098.39
LGIHLGI Homes IncResidential Construction10.89BUY98.3990.9098.31
INVAInnoviva IncBiotechnology6.73HOLD99.0389.9498.23
ARLPAlliance Resource PtThermal Coal27.74HOLD93.7294.7798.15
LPXLouisiana-Pacific CorpBuilding Products & Equipment14.15BUY99.2887.6098.07
ANAutonation IncAuto & Truck Dealerships9.65BUY94.0492.2797.99
CACCCredit AcceptanceCredit Services15.03HOLD89.4996.6297.91
HOVHovnanian Enterprises IncResidential Construction1.40BUY95.6990.2697.83
LRNK12 IncEducation & Training Services21.79HOLD92.5992.7597.71
MGYMagnolia Oil & Gas CorpOil & Gas E&P32.29HOLD98.7986.5597.71
ATKRAtkore International GroupElectrical Equipment & Parts10.09HOLD97.8386.2397.42
BXCBluelinx Holdings IncBuilding Products & Equipment2.20HOLD93.8890.1097.30
COKECoca Cola Bot ConsBeverages—Non-Alcoholic18.15HOLD84.3896.7096.94
EVTCEvertec IncSoftware—Infrastructure28.79HOLD95.0184.0696.58
SAFMSanderson Farms INPackaged Foods26.07HOLD96.4682.6196.58
MHOM/I HomesResidential Construction6.82HOLD91.2687.2096.46
NEWTNewtek Bus SvcsAsset Management9.00HOLD92.2785.9196.38
ACLSAxcelis Tech IncSemiconductor Equipment & Materials30.29HOLD94.5283.3396.30
AYIAcuity Brands IncElectrical Equipment & Parts23.92BUY83.7892.5196.05
STCStewart Information Services CorpInsurance—Property & Casualty7.99HOLD88.8187.4495.89
SCHNSchnitzer Steel ASteel23.35HOLD92.5183.7495.89
GOLFAcushnet Holdings CorpLeisure21.98BUY98.1577.7895.65
ASIXAdvansix IncChemicals10.70HOLD90.8684.6295.57
MCMoelisCapital Markets17.35HOLD99.4475.9395.49
PSXPPhillips 66 Partners LPOil & Gas Midstream16.25BUY89.2985.9995.41

Download US Medium September 2021 full table

Top Stock Selection Large CAPS US > 10B 🥇

This month 2 clear BUYERs.

EXPD: Expeditors International of Washington provides logistics services in the Americas, North Asia, South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India. The company offers airfreight services. It acts as a freight consolidator or as an agent for the airline, which carries the shipment. The company also provides ancillary services that include preparation of shipping and customs documentation, packing, crating, insurance services, negotiation of letters of credit, and the preparation of documentation to comply with local export laws.

ORLY: O’Reilly Automotive (Springfield, 1957) operates as a retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts and maintenance items.  As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 5,616 stores.

NUENucor CorpSteel21.66HOLD98.3199.6999.85
REGNRegeneron PharmaceuticalsBiotechnology19.42HOLD94.3296.6299.23
FBFacebook IncInternet Content & Information32.87HOLD94.9395.2498.92
GOOGLAlphabet Cl AInternet Content & Information38.78HOLD94.7091.8698.77
NTAPNetapp IncComputer Hardware27.80HOLD92.7093.5598.62
GOOGAlphabet Cl CInternet Content & Information38.94HOLD94.4791.5598.31
TROWT Rowe Price GroupAsset Management18.85HOLD99.2384.7997.85
WSMWilliams-SonomaSpecialty Retail16.61HOLD96.3187.1097.70
BXThe Blackstone Group LPAsset Management19.84HOLD83.1099.5497.31
EBAYEbay IncInternet Retail18.63HOLD95.7085.7196.93
PKIPerkinelmerDiagnostics & Research19.66HOLD83.9594.9396.16
EXPDExpeditors IntlIntegrated Freight & Logistics24.45BUY98.0080.3495.85
ORLYO'Reilly AutomotiveSpecialty Retail22.37BUY93.9382.1894.93

Download US Large September 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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