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Ticker Tape Digest

Tuesday - January 7, 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

Tuesday - January 7, 2020

TTD's Breakout Stocks

  Stock Market Overview

Total Buy Breakouts Tuesday   -  11

Quality of Breakouts -  Above Average

Stocks Screened - 12,234

Bull side -  Large list of breakouts with some good looking plays. Bulls can be venturesome

Stock market  -  Bullish. All major averages remain bullish in all time sectors.

Comment -  The Iraq-Iran-USA situation looms as a factor on the market. Bulls remain alert.

See Latest Earnings Reports -  A company that tops the Street's highest earnings estimate has potential to go higher. Key earnings beats for Tuesday -  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

BioRad Labs Inc. (BIO) - 380.54, up 8.51 - Breakpoint 375.22

Net To Climb 24% This Year, TTD Targets 440

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

    BIO, based in Hercules, Ca., makes clinical diagnostics products. Annual revenues: $2.3 billion. BIO's stock moves higher Tuesday and breaks out from its seven-week, cup-and-handle base.

  TTD suggests accumulation in anticipation of breakout in our prior session.

  So far today, BIO is trading 253,725 shares. Its average daily volume is 212,000 shares.

  TTD also featured BIO as a breakout at our midsession video show on the Web Tuesday.

  BIO's stock moved higher in the morning and cleared its breakpoint line. The stock reached an intraday high of $384.22.

 The stock then trended sideways the rest of the day holding the bulk of its gain.   

   Tape Action

  BIO's tape action shows the recent block trades.

  One can see the price for the blocks climbing from $372.03 in the prior session to as high as $382.17 around noon.

  A key bullish trade came in the morning when a block of 1,836 shares crossed the tape at $372.98.

  That was up from  the prior block at $372.03 on 55,972 shares late the day before.


  The Company operates through two segments: Life science and clinical diagnostics.

  BIO makes supplies for life science research, healthcare and analytical chemistry.

  Its life science unit produces apparatus and instruments used for biological research.

 The company has sold more than 8,000 products and services to a clients.


  BIO's 12-month performance chart shows the stock appreciating 62% versus a 28% gain for the stock market.

  BIO insiders were buyers using stock options at $74 to $159 a share the past several months.

  They were sellers at $248 to $370.

  BIO's long-term chart shows the stock climbing from $100 back in 2014 to a peak at $345 by 2018.

  The stock then fell back to $220 late in 2018.  However, BIO has now come on again and is now at a new all-time high.

  BIO's daily chart shows the stock climbing from $320 in October to a peak near $375 by late November.

 The stock put down a cup-and-handle base and breaks out nicely Tuesday.

  The move comes with expanding volume and a widening of the daily spread.

  BIO's CCI momentum indicator is strongly bullish.

  Earnings Outlook

  This year, analysts are forecasting a 23% increase in net to $7.20 a share from the $5.84 the year before.

  The stock sells with a price-earnings ratio of 51. That is high given the growth rate.

  Looking out to 2020, the Street predicts a 24% jump in net to $8.90 a share from  the anticipated $7.20 for 2019.

  For the fourth quarter analysts predict a 15%  increase in net to $2.46 a share from  the $2.13  the year before.

  The company beat the Street estimate the past four quarters by 25 cents a share, 18 cents, 53 cents and 52 cents. That is impressive.

  Then in the first quarter of 2020, analysts predict a 23% gain in net to $2.03 a share from  $1.65 the year before.

Strategy Opinion:  TTD is targeting BIO for a move to $440 within the next few months.

 A protective stop can be placed near $365.

Intermediate-Term Rating: Average.

Suitability:   Average Bulls.

  TTD's special stock research of BIO's prior performance:  

Breakout Success


  BIO scored good gains off recent breakouts.

Response to Net


  BIO rose 13 times after 15 earnings reports.

Seasonal Success


  BIO avg. gain 2.6% in Jan., 5.2% in Feb. in prior years.

Earnings Beats


  BIO beat Street net estimate 16 times after 20 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



























  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
Bio-Rad Labs Inc. (BIO)  
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 - TRI - ABOVE  AVERAGE

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

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - CNXN - AVERAGE

      TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - IPHI - 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 - 1

Stocks Screened - 12,234

Long-Term Environment for bears: Unfavorable.

Bear Side - Only one short Tuesday. Bears be conservative.

List of Stocks To Sell or Short

TTD’s Feature Bear Play

Dupont de Nemours Inc. (DD) - 60.77

Net to Drop 69% for 2019, TTD Sees Decline to 52

  DD, based in Wilmington, Del., makes electronics, construction and a wide variety of products. Annual revenues: $86 billion. DD's stock declines Tuesday and undercuts key technical support.

  So far today, DD is trading 9.2 million shares, almost double its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares.

  TTD sees more on the downside.

  TTD highlighted DD as a short at our midsession video show on the Web.

  DD's stock cut below key support in the morning. The stock touched an intraday low of $60.36 in the morning.

  The stock bounced up to $61.40 by the early afternoon. The stock then faded in the late afternoon.

   Tape Action

  DD's tape action shows the recent block trades.

  One can see the price for the blocks falling from $61,72 in the prior session to as low as $60.54.

  A key bearish trade came in the morning when a block of 85,244 shares (duplicated) crossed the tape at $61.40.

  That was down from the prior block on Monday at $61.72 on 1.1 million shares.


  DD, formerly DowDuPont Inc., provides products across: Electronics and Imaging, Nutrition and Biosciences, Safety and Construction, and Transportation.

  Some of its brands are Kevlar, Nomex, Tyvek, Sorona, Danisco, Corian and Styrofoam.

  Its product lines include adhesives, animal nutrition, biomaterials, clean technologies, construction materials, consumer products, electronic solutions, dietary supplements, water solution and microbial control solutions.


  Net for 2019 is expected to fall 69% to $3.80 a share from the $12.33 a share in 2018.

  For the fourth quarter, the Street expects a 64% decline in net to 96 cents a share from the $2.64 the year before.

  Looking out to 2020, the Street is forecasting an 11% rise in net to $4.23 a share from the anticipated $3.80 for 2019.


  DD's daily chart shows the stock cutting below key support with expanding volume. DD has been trending lower from $110 in 2018.

  DD's 12-month performance chart shows the stock down 21% versus a 28% gain for the stock market.

Strategy Opinion: TTD is targeting DD for a decline to $52. A protective stop buy can be placed near $64

Suitability:  Aggressive Bears.

  TTD's Stock Probability research of Prior Performance:  

Response to Net


 DD rose 7 times after 13 earnings reports.

Seasonal Success


 DD fell 2.6% in Jan., rose 3.3% in Feb. in prior years.

Earnings Beats


 DD's net beat Street estimate 19 times after 20 reports.

   TTD's Quality Rating of Stock  - DD -  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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