KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): theedgemarkets.com has highlighted nine stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon market close today. One stock shows positive momentum while eight show negative momentum.
The stock with positive momentum is:
YSP Southeast Asia Holding (fundamental: 2.5; valuation: 2) up four sen at RM1.99
Stocks with negative momentum are:
Oceancash Pacific Bhd (fundamental: 1.4; valuation: 0.8) up 1.5 sen at 36.5 sen
Mickro MSC Bhd (fundamental: 2.55, valuation: 1.5) up three sen at 44 sen
Turbo-Mech Bhd (fundamental: 1.95; valuation: 2.4) up 10 sen at RM1.33
Bintai Kinden Corp Bhd (fundamental: 0.35; valuation: 0.9) up 0.5 sen at 36 sen
Prinsiptek Corp Bhd (fundamental: 0.55; valuation: 1.1) up 0.5 sen at 20.5 sen
D&O Green Technologies Bhd (fundamental: 0.75; valuation: 0) up 1.5 sen at 29.5 sen
Tomypak Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 1.8; valuation: 1.4) up four sen at RM1.87
Golden Land Bhd (fundamental: 0.7; valuation: 2 ) up 13 sen at RM1.55
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.)