PeterLabs, Aemulus, AHB, Mlabs, Luxchem

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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): theedgemarkets.com highlighted five stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia’s afternoon market close today. It showed three with positive momentum and two with negative momentum.

Stocks with positive momentum were :

PeterLabs Holdings Bhd - up two sen at 34.5 sen

Aemulus Holdings Bhd - down 0.5 sen at 57.5 sen

AHB Holdings Bhd – up one sen at 41 sen

Stocks with negative momentum were:

Mlabs Systems Bhd - down 0.5 sen at 35.5 sen 

Luxchem Corp Bhd - up six sen at RM2.25

The list of stocks with momentum is generated using a proprietary mathematical algorithm highlighting stocks with a build-up in trading volume and price. The algorithm differentiates between stocks that exhibit positive (+ve) momentum and negative (-ve) momentum.

This list is not a buy or sell recommendation. It merely tells you which stocks are seeing higher than normal volume and price movements. The share price may move up or down from this point. But the "+ve" (suggesting a rising price trend on volume) and "-ve" (suggesting a falling price trend on volume) indicators should give readers a better idea of what the market is buying and when to sell. Note also that momentum generally only persists for a short period of time.

However, each stock has an accompanying fundamental score and valuation score to help readers evaluate the attractiveness of the stocks, if they want to ride the momentum.