Oriented Media, Ekowood, LCTH, Can-One, Oceancash, Chemical Co of Malaysia, George Kent, Niche Capital Emas, Kawan Food, Super Enterprise

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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 26): theedgemarkets.com has highlighted 10 stocks with momentum at afternoon market close today. Four of the stocks show positive momentum while six show negative momentum.

Stocks with positive momentum are:

Oriented Media Group Bhd (fundamental: 1.2; valuation: 0.3) up 0.5 sen at 17 sen

Ekowood International Bhd (fundamental: 1.2; valuation: 1.05) up three sen at 25 sen

LCTH Corp Bhd (fundamental: 2.5; valuation: 1.2) up two sen at 38.5 sen

Can-One Bhd (fundamental: 1.1; valuation: 1.2) up 20 sen at RM2.84

Stocks with negative momentum are:

Oceancash Pacific Bhd (fundamental: 1.4; valuation: 0.6) up 0.5 sen at 35.5 sen

Chemical Co of Malaysia Bhd (fundamental: 1.2; valuation: 0.35) up five sen at RM1.09

George Kent (M) Bhd (fundamental: 2.4; valuation: 2.1) up five sen at RM1.32

Niche Capital Emas Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 0.75; valuation: 0.3) down 1.5 sen at 20 sen

Kawan Food Bhd (fundamental: 3; valuation: 2.1) down six sen at RM1.73

Super Enterprise Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 2.5; valuation: 2.4) up 35 sen at RM2.62

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.)