Breakout and Gap Stocks

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  1. StockIdeas

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    CRR

    confirmed breakout above 100.2

    VOLUME 140.3k shares, +3.5% compared to typical volume of 135.6k by 12:55 pm ET (15-20 min delayed).
    Typical daily volume is 276.7k shares over the past 6 months.

    BREAKOUT CONFIRMED breakout above 100.2, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 107, 5.4% Stop: 98.79, Loss: 2.7%, Profit/Loss ratio: 2 : 1 - Fair

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    source: CRR at StockConsultant
     
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    CMG

    held off recent selling now under watch for a continuation breakout higher

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 435.38, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 459.5, 5.9% Stop: 426.86, Loss: 1.6%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.7 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: CMG at StockConsultant
     
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    ARUN

    strong day today for ARUN with a breakout into the large price gap, next resistance above at 21.49 area.

    VOLUME 3.55mil shares, +62.6% compared to typical volume of 2.18mil by 3:40 pm ET (15-20 min delayed).
    Typical daily volume is 2.54mil shares over the past 6 months.

    BREAKOUT CONFIRMED breakout above 19.16, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 20.61, 6.3% Stop: 18.83, Loss: 2.8%, Profit/Loss ratio: 2.3 : 1 - Good

    CURRENT PRICE 19.38, just above resistance, 18.83 ± 0.32, type single, strength 1
    RESISTANCE ABOVE +10.9% at 21.49 ± 0.37, type double, strength 4
    +15.4% at 22.37 ± 0.38, type single, strength 1

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    source: ARUN at StockConsultant
     
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    Breakout Screen

    Today's high quality stock breakout screen: B, BDC, END, FCN, FSNR, BCOV, DRH, GBX, LVS, MAN, MPEL, NFX, OKE, PGH, RATE, SGMS

    source: StockConsultant.com
     
  5. woontime

    woontime New Member

    Good call on ESI! bought in at 29.98 got out today at 32.6
     
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    APA

    watch for breakout above 89.4, on longer term 2 year chart 90 area is a major resistance area.

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 89.4, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 93.91, 5.8% Stop: 87.07, Loss: 1.9%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.1 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: APA at StockConsultant
     
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    OSUR

    watch for breakout above 6.53 on 30% higher volume

    VOLUME 92.1k shares, +30.9% compared to typical volume of 70.35k by 10:25 am ET (15-20 min delayed).
    Typical daily volume is 439.7k shares over the past 6 months.

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 6.53, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 7.35, 14.5% Stop: 6.17, Loss: 3.9%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.7 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: OSUR at StockConsultant
     
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    MCO

    confirmed breakout above 72.46 from a month of price consolidation

    BREAKOUT CONFIRMED breakout above 72.46, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 77.14, 5.9% Stop: 71.26, Loss: 2.1%, Profit/Loss ratio: 2.8 : 1 - Good

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    source: MCO at StockConsultant
     
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    WEN

    Month and half of price consolidation now attempting a new long breakout above 8.83 on 93% higher volume.

    VOLUME 10.08mil shares, +93.7% compared to typical daily volume over the past 6 months.
    High Volume alert!
    Typical daily volume is 5.21mil shares over the past 6 months.

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 8.83, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 9.44, 8.1% Stop: 8.57, Loss: 1.8%, Profit/Loss ratio: 4.5 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: WEN at StockConsultant
     
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    MOS and POT

    both stocks just below price gaps ready to breakout,

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 47.51, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 50.66, 7.9% Stop: 45.91, Loss: 2.2%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.6 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: MOS at StockConsultant


    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 33.12, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from triple+ resistance.
    Target: 35.32, 9.7% Stop: 31.54, Loss: 2%, Profit/Loss ratio: 4.9 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: POT at StockConsultant
     
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    FRAN

    Watch for a breakout above 20.14 into the large price gap

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 20.14, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 22.29, 12.1% Stop: 19.09, Loss: 4%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3 : 1 - Good

    CURRENT PRICE 19.88, at resistance, 19.66 ± 0.47, type double, strength 6

    RESISTANCE ABOVE +19.9% at 23.83 ± 0.57, type double, strength 4
    +27.1% at 25.27 ± 0.61, type double, strength 10

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    source: FRAN at StockConsultant.com
     
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    ALB

    month long price consolidation with a confirmed breakout above 67.97 triple+ resistance area.

    BREAKOUT CONFIRMED breakout above 67.97, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from triple+ resistance.
    Target: 71.22, 4.4% Stop: 67.19, Loss: 1.5%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3 : 1 - Good

    CURRENT PRICE 68.2, just above resistance, 67.32 ± 0.67, type triple+, strength 10
    RESISTANCE ABOVE None.

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    source: ALB at StockConsultant
     
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    RAD

    long price consolidation with volume picking up and a wathc for a breakout above 5.47

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 5.47, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from triple+ resistance.
    Target: 6.3, 16.9% Stop: 5.11, Loss: 5.2%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.2 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: RAD at StockConsultant
     
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    GOOG

    bullish flag nearing another breakout attempt above 1045.94

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 1045.94, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 1101, 5.9% Stop: 1024.85, Loss: 1.4%, Profit/Loss ratio: 4.2 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: GOOG at StockConsultant
     
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    TASR

    closing in on a breakout above 18.27 volume picking up (+124% yesterday)

    VOLUME 2.25mil shares, +124% compared to typical daily volume over the past 6 months.
    High Volume alert!
    Typical daily volume is 1mil shares over the past 6 months.

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 18.27, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 19.91, 12.1% Stop: 17.08, Loss: 3.8%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.2 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: TASR at StockConsultant
     
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    DMND

    volume increasing watch for a breakout above 25.24

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 25.24, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 27.21, 9.7% Stop: 24.09, Loss: 2.9%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.3 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: DMND at StockConsultant
     
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    MSFT

    bull flag breakout watch

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 38.38, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 40.45, 7.6% Stop: 37.1, Loss: 1.3%, Profit/Loss ratio: 5.8 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: MSFT at StockConsultant
     
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    ETFC

    watch for flat top breakout above 18.19

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 18.19, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 19.52, 8.3% Stop: 17.7, Loss: 1.8%, Profit/Loss ratio: 4.6 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: ETFC at StockConsultant
     
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    INSM

    little mini bull flag, third test of the high looks like it may break through

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 16.63, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: True breakout from double resistance.
    Target: 18.42, 11.6% Stop: 15.87, Loss: 3.8%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.1 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: INSM at StockConsultant
     
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    SMH

    wall breach above 41.65 for breakout, volume running +32%

    VOLUME 275.6k shares, +32.6% compared to typical volume of 207.8k by 10:25 am ET (15-20 min delayed).
    Typical daily volume is 1.3mil shares over the past 6 months.

    BREAKOUT WATCH for possible breakout above 41.65, no resistance in area just above.
    Type: Continuation breakout from single resistance.
    Target: 43.44, 5% Stop: 40.87, Loss: 1.3%, Profit/Loss ratio: 3.8 : 1 - Excellent

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    source: SMH at StockConsultant
     
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