KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): theedgemarkets.com highlighted five stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon market close today. Three stocks displayed positive momentum while two showed negative momentum.
Stocks with positive momentum were:
Mycron Steel Bhd – down 0.5 sen at 48 sen
Tambun Indah Land Bhd – unchanged at RM1.04
Vitrox Corp Bhd – up 23 sen at RM6.55
Stocks with negative momentum were:
Ajiya Bhd – up 3 sen at 61 sen
Permaju Industries Bhd – up 1 sen at 24 sen
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.