Stocks moving up on unusually high volume may warrant further research. Stocks On The Move can help you locate such stocks. Stocks On The Move is a live version of the popular feature in Investor's Business Daily's print edition. This proprietary screen reveals stocks currently experiencing unusually heavy buying and selling.
The qualification criteria for listing in Stocks On The Move are as follows:
- Stocks must trade on the Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange.
- Stock price must be at least $20.00 ($16.00 for Nasdaq).
- Stocks must have a price change of 1/2 point or more.
- 50-day Average Volume must be a minimum of 200,000 shares. (Stocks with an average daily volume between 100,000 and 200,000 can qualify if the most recent quarterly earnings grew at least 50%.)
For stocks up in price only, the Earnings Per Share (EPS) and Relative Price Strength (RS) Ratings must each be a minimum of 70, Accumulation/Distribution® Rating must be D+ or better and next year's earnings estimate must be 15% or higher from the previous year's earnings. (Stocks without earnings estimates are included.)