Asia Poly, Ipmuda, Nexgram, SCH, Amcorp Properties, MAA, Zelan, Dutaland, YSP, OKA, Progressive Impact, UPA

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KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): theedgemarkets.com has highlighted twelve stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon market close today. Two stocks show positive momentum while ten show negative momentum.

The stocks with positive momentum are:

Asia Poly Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 0.55; valuation: 0.5) up 4.5 sen at 56 sen

Ipmuda Bhd (fundamental: 0.6; valuation: 2) up eight sen at RM1.57
 
Stocks with negative momentum are:

Nexgram Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 2.1; valuation: 1.7) up one sen at 13.5 sen

SCH Group Bhd (fundamental: N/A, valuation: N/A) up 0.5 sen at 28.5 sen

Amcorp Properties Bhd (fundamental: 2.4; valuation: 2.1) unchanged at RM1

MAA Group Bhd (fundamental: 0.9; valuation: 2.55) up 0.5 sen at 72 sen

Zelan Bhd (fundamental: 1.1; valuation: 0.9) down 1.5 sen at 37.5 sen

DutaLand Bhd (fundamental: 1.25; valuation: 1.1) up one sen at 57 sen

OKA Corp Bhd (fundamental: 2.4; valuation: 2.4) up two sen at RM1.06

Y.S.P. Southeast Asia Holding Bhd (fundamental: 2.5; valuation: 2) up 12 sen at RM2.24

Progressive Impact Corp Bhd (fundamental: 2; valuation: 1.4) up two sen at 26.5 sen

UPA Corp Bhd (fundamental: 2.5; valuation: 2.6) up three sen at RM1.75

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.

(Note: The Edge Research's fundamental score reflects a company’s profitability and balance sheet strength, calculated based on historical numbers. The valuation score determines if a stock is attractively valued or not, also based on historical numbers. A score of 3 suggests strong fundamentals and attractive valuations. Go to www.theedgemarkets.com for details on a company’s financial dashboard.)