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Ticker Tape Digest

Monday - January 6, 2020

By Leo Fasciocco -- TTD

   Ticker Tape Digest presents its daily stock market report containing stocks to go long as Breakout Trades, Quick Trades, or Bargain Accumulation Trades.

  We also feature stocks under Significant Accumulation that are poised to breakout.

Ticker Tape Digest's

Daily schedule guide for TTD subscribers

1. Pre-market - check Breakout Watch List and Quick Trades.

2. Morning - (11:30 - 12 A.M.) - check breakout stocks tape and breakout chart slide show.

3. Midday (1 P.M.) check TTD Midsession Report and see market video show.

4. After close (4 P.M.) check final TTD Report for day.

Trading Strategies


Aggressive Investors Bullish - "Breakout Stocks" - ideally suited for bull markets and special situation stocks. Potential for large returns. (See Performance)

Aggressive Investor Bullish-  "Quick Trade Stocks" -ideally suited for entry into top performing issues looking for a small quick profit."  (See Performance)

Conservative Investors  "Bargain Buy Trades for the Long Term."  Ideally suited for entry into top performing big cap stocks on pullbacks within overall up trend.(See Performance)


Aggressive Bearish Investors - "Breakdown Stocks" to Sell Short. Ideally suited for bear markets or market pull backs. Potential for large returns  (See Performance)

   The TTD report also contains stocks to short as  breakdown plays and as bargain (swing trade) shorts.

  Investors should  tend to try to go with a strategy that fits with the stock market's trend, unless there is a special situation play.

  TTD's Breakout Stocks - Long are most suitable for aggressive investors seeking ideal entry points into leading stocks, especially during bull markets. They can do extremely well in bull markets with gains of as much as several hundred percent.

 These stocks can also do extremely well during strong market rallies, or if they are in a industry group that is performing very well. They tend to have strong earnings outlooks and are near new-52 week, or all-time highs.

  TTD Quick Trade Stocks - Long These are leading issues that have pulled back in recent days, but could move higher soon. They are most suitable for Aggressive Investors willing to trade short term. These stocks will do extremely  well during market advances. They have about 74% win rate. During market rally sequences the win rate is even higher. The return is small 3% to 8% in just a few days.

 TTD's Bargain Buy Trades - Long - Long Term.  These are for conservative bullish Investors These long-term buys are ideally suited for entry into stocks on pull backs within overall up trend. These stocks can give a good return long-term especially during a bull market.

   TTD also presents Stocks To Sell or Sell Short. These issues are suitable for aggressive investors willing to take short positions both as trades or for longer-term plays. These stocks will do very well during bear markets or market pull backs.

  TTD's Bearish breakdown stocks to sell short. These issues have potential to fall sharply. They often show a technical breakdown and also some fundamental business problem such as weak earnings.  

 TTD's multi-media updates include a slide-show that presents charts and analysis at midsession. Some times TTD presents feature analysis on stocks and the market. TTD uses Windows Media Files. (WMV).

 TTD also presents a "Breakout Watch List" that is up dated daily. This list consists of key stocks in position to breakout. A close watch of this list can put you in the stock just as it breaks out. A good idea is to study the list and be ready to move into a stock quickly as it hits its breakpoint.

TTD often suggests using stop buy orders to enter. It is very important to buy a breakout stock as close as possible to the breakpoint. The idea is to get "elbow room" if the stock should follow through to the upside. This is very important in being successful in making big money with breakout stocks.

It is also essential to have a stop loss strategy for all stocks in which positions are taken. Not every stock will work as expected. It is important for investors to "police" their portfolios and avoid getting trapped in any bad positions.

 Quality rating of breakout  Two key factors: 1 - Stock near all-time high in price or near a 52-week high. 2 - earnings growth current year is strong. The ideal play is a stock with an Above Average Quality Rating. The stock is near a new high and will have strong earnings. TTD's other ratings are Average and Below Average.

Quote or chart

   TTD also has  special feature sections on  Educational Tips on Investing.

   To email Mr. Leo Fasciocco  leo@tickertapedigest.com.   

   For service, email Beverly Owen owen@tickertapedigest.com. TTD’s Tel: 1-480-878-8381 or 480-704-3331.

Monday - January 6, 2020

TTD's Breakout Stocks

  Stock Market Overview

Total Buy Breakouts Monday  -  10

Quality of Breakouts -  Average.

Stocks Screened - 12,234

Bull side -  Large list of breakouts with some interesting plays for aggressive bulls.

Stock market  -  Market remains bullish in all time sectors. Bulls can be venturesome.

Comment -  Stock market holds up trend. The Iran conflict could cause some volatility. So, one needs to be alert.

See Latest Earnings Reports -  A company that tops the Street's highest earnings estimate has potential to go higher. Key earnings beats for Monday -  None.

Stock Market Momentum

(Daily is based on a moving average)

Market (Daily)

 Market (Weekly)

 Market (Monthly)  

 Dow - Bullish

 Dow - Bullish

 Dow - Bullish

  Nasdaq - Bullish

  Nasdaq - Bullish

Nasdaq - Bullish

   S&P 500 - Bullish

  S&P 500 - Bullish

  S&P 500 - Bullish

Ticker Tape Digest's

Timely Breakout Stocks From Tape Action

(The “breakout List” gives all stocks breaking out of a base of five weeks or more. These stocks have a good chance to trend higher. However, a stop should be used to avoid those that do not work.

They are ranked according to percentage change and classified as leaders or other.

(Trading strategy: One should buy breakout stocks near breakpoint by using market order or stop buy.  They can also be bought soon after a follow through move, sometimes on an intraday pullback. )  

Today's Featured TTD Breakout Stock

Dynatrace Inc. (DT) - 28.95, up 2.63 - Breakpoint 26.98

Stock Hits New High, TTD Targets 34

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - DT  - ABOVE AVERAGE

  DT, based in Waltham, Mas., offers software intelligence platform for the enterprise cloud. Annual revenues: $431 million. DT's stock moves higher Monday and breaks out from is 7-week, cup-and-handle base.

  The move carries the stock to a new all-time high. That is bullish. DT came public in August of last year. That is bullish.

  TTD sees more on the upside.

  So far today, DT is trading a heavy 4.6 million shares, triple its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares.

  TTD highlighted DT's stock as a breakout at our midsession video show on the Web Monday.

  DT's stock spiked higher in the morning and cleared its breakpoint line.

  The stock then worked higher the rest of the day and closed near its high for the session.

 Tape Action

  DT's tape action shows recent block trades.

  One can see the price for the blocks climbing from $26.32 in the prior session to as high as $29.06.

  One can see a key bullish trade came in the morning when a block of  29,500 shares crossed the tape at $27.80.

  That was up from the prior block at $26.32 on 27,230 shares on Friday.


  DT's software intelligence platform  allows customers to modernize and automate IT operations.

  Its product Dynatrace provides real-time insights about the performance of customers' entire software ecosystem .

 It does that by integrating high fidelity, Web-scale data mapping and analyzing data.

 The system also provides updates and enhancements automatically monthly.


  DT's six-month performance chart shows the stock up 21% versus a 9% gain for the stock market.

  Insider activity is not available.

  DT's long-term chart only goes back six-month. The stock came public in August at $25.50. The stock fell to $17.05 in October.

  However, the stock worked higher to form its base and broke out to its all-time high of $29.21 Monday.

  DT's daily chart shows the stock climbing from  $18 in October to near $27 by late November.

  The stock put down a classic cup-and-handle base.

  The breakout is strong coming with a widening of the daily spread and expanding volume.

  The stock's CCI momentum indicator is strongly bullish.

   Earnings Outlook

  This fiscal year ending in March of 2020 analysts are forecasting a profit of 24 cents a share. There was no comparison from  a year ago available.

  Looking out to fiscal 2021 ending in March analysts predict a 26% jump in net to 30 cents a share from the anticipated 24 cents for fiscal 2020.

Net for the upcoming fiscal third quarter ended in December the Street expects income of 6 cents a share. There was no comparison with a year before.

  Profits for the fiscal fourth quarter should come in at 6 cents a share.

Strategy Opinion:  TTD is targeting DT for a move to $34 within the next few months, or sooner.

A protective stop can be placed near $27.

Intermediate-Term Rating: Average.

Suitability:   Average Bulls.

                                 TTD's special research of Stock's Prior Performance:  

Breakout Success


  DT scored big gains off recent breakouts.

Response to Net


  DT rose one time after two earnings reports.

Seasonal Success


  DT avg. gain 14.4% in Jan. No data for Feb. prior years.

Earnings Beats


  DT beat Street net estimate 2 times after 2 reports.

           Stock's Prior Performance After A Breakout

Stock's % Change from Breakout to peak - prior  to cut below 50-day M/A.

Date of Breakout

Break point Price

Stocks Price Peak after Breakout - prior to cut below 50-day M/A

  Date Trade Closed


   1/06/2020      26.98        28.95    Still in play

(In actual trading, entry and exit points could vary depending on broker execution.

Also, ideal are breakouts to a new 52-week high or better, perhaps all-time highs.)

  Stock's Long-term Chart

 Stock's Performance Chart with Quarterly Earnings Markers vs. S&P 500

Insider Buying in Green  -  Insider Selling in Red

   Stock's Monthly Seasonal Performance Chart - Past 5 Years

Showing % Months UP and % Change


TTD's Breakout Profile Rating
Dynatrace Inc. (DT)  
TTD Check List Bullish Bearish Neutral
Near 52-week High YES
Volume YES  
Tick Volume YES
Price Trend - Daily YES  
Price Trend - Long Term YES    
Price Daily Spread YES  
Base Structure YES    
Base - A-D YES
Earnings-Quarterly YES    
Earnings-Long Term YES    
Earnings Outlook YES  
Industry Group YES  
Prior Breakout Success YES  
Fund Sponsorship YES  
Total Score   14 0 0

Charts of Selected Breakout Stocks

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - DSGX  - ABOVE  AVERAGE

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - BURL - AVERAGE

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - VEC -  AVERAGE

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - AMED -  AVERAGE


Ticker Tape Digest’s

Stocks To “Sell or Short”

    Ticker Tape Digest’s Daily List of “Stocks To Sell or Sell Short” ranks stocks well timed to be sold immediately based on daily trading. The list can be used as an alert to reduce current long-term positions.

Shorts from tape action for Thursday -  5

Stocks Screened - 12,234

Long-Term Environment for bears: Unfavorable.

Bear Side - Small list of shorts but some interesting plays for aggressive bears.

List of Stocks To Sell or Short

TTD’s Feature Bear Play

Evolus Inc. (EOLS) - 11.33

Loss Seen for 2019 and 2020, TTD Sees Drop to 8.90

  EOLS based in Newport Beach, Ca., provides physicians and aesthetic procedures and treatments. Annual revenues: Nil. EOLS's stock falls sharply Monday and undercuts key technical support.

  So far today, EOLS is trading 504,429 shares. Its average daily volume is 521,000 shares.

  EOLS's stock cut below key technical support in the morning. The stock touched an intraday low of $11.05 around midday.

  The stock then lifted a bit in the afternoon to cut its loss.

  Tape Action

  EOLS's tape action shows the recent block trades.

  One can see the price for the blocks falling from $11.62 in the morning to as low as $11.21 later in the morning.

  A key bearish trade came in the morning when a block of 5,174 shares crossed the tape at $11.50.

  That was down from the prior block at $11.62 on 10,098 shares (duplicated)


  EOLS's product candidate, PrabotulinumtoxinA (DWP-450), is an injectable 900 kilodalton, or kDa, botulinum toxin type designed to treat the the needs of the facial aesthetics market.    


  EOLS is expected to show a loss of $3.01 a share for 2019 compared with a loss of $1.57 in 2018.

  Looking out to 2020, the Street is predicting a loss of $1.91 a share.


  EOLS's daily chart shows the stock trending lower from $18 back in July to around $12 by December. The stock cuts below support and resumes its down trend.

  EOLS's 12-month performance chart shows the stock down 24% versus a gain of 28% for the stock market.   

Strategy Opinion: TTD  is targeting EOLS for a decline to $8.90 within the next few months. A protective stop buy can be placed near $11.90.

Suitability:  Aggressive Bears.

  TTD's Stock Probability research of Prior Performance:  

Response to Net


 EOLS rose 3 times after 7 earnings reports.

Seasonal Success


 EOLS rose 16.2% in Jan., 31.2% in Feb. in prior years.

Earnings Beats


 EOLS beat Street estimate 4 times after 7 reports.

   TTD's Quality Rating of Stock  - EOLS -  BELOW AVERAGE

   Stock's Performance Chart with Quarterly Earnings Markers vs. S&P 500

Insider Buying in Green  - Insider Selling in Red


   TTD takes no responsibility for trading by those using this information. The stocks presented in our report are those we deem the best looking "Day Trades" for the long side. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of this data, although every effort is made to present the information correctly. Copyright Ticker Tape Digest. - 2020

    TTD columnist Leo Fasciocco has covered the stock market for over 30 years. His articles appear in many publications. He has also been  a speaker at the Money Show conferences. He has been on television and radio. He is author of many educational articles about stock investing and the book “Guide To High-Performance Investing.”

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