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Ticker Tape Digest

“Professional Report”

Friday -  May 12, 2017

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 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: 1-480-926-1680.

Friday - May 12, 2017

TTD's Breakout Stocks

  Stock Market Overview

Total Buy Breakouts so far today - 8

Quality of Breakouts - Average.

Stocks Screened - 12,234

Bull side - Some good looking breakouts. Chinese tech stocks continue to breakout. Aggressive Bulls can be venturesome.

Stock market - Major averages still holding bullish on all time zones. Dow and SPX daily CCI's have rolled over. That is sometimes a lead indicator of a possible top. Bulls must remain alert.

Stock Market Momentum

(Based on 14 unit 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 - Friday

(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 at breakpoint by using market order or stop buy)All Timely Breakout Stocks From Tape Action Today )  

Today's Featured TTD Breakout Stock

Momo Inc. (MOMO) - 40.14, up 1.73 - Breakpoint 39.44

Net to Surge 70% in 2017, TTD Targets 48

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

    MOMO, based in China, provides a mobile-based social networking platform. Annual revenues: $553 million. MOMO, a leader, breaks out Friday from a five-week flat base. The move carries the stock to a new all-time high. That is bullish.

  TTD highlighted MOMO as a breakout at our midsession video show on the Web Friday.

  So far today, MOMO is trading a heavy 7 million shares, almost double its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares.

  MOMO's 10-minute chart shows the stock pushing higher in the morning and clearing its breakpoint line.

  The stock rose to a peak of $41 in the morning (see 10-minute chart).

  The stock then backed off slightly and trended sideways the rest of the day holding above its breakpoint line.

  Tape Action

  MOMO's tape action shows the recent block trades.

  One can see the price for the blocks climbing from $38.15 in the morning to as high as $40.74.

  A key bullish trade came in the morning when a block of 9,400 shares crossed the tape at $39.

  That was up from  the prior block at $38.15 on 29,561 shares.

  Near the close a massive block of 50,682 shares (duplicated) crossed the tape at $40.14.

  That came on a down tick from a prior trade at $40.16 on 200 shares with the sequence.

 That could well indicate some institutional profit taking.


  MOMO operates a mobile-based social networking platform.

The platform includes its Momo mobile application and a range of related features, functionalities, tools and services that it provides to users, customers and platform partners.

  The company's users can maintain their relationships through its private and group communication tools, content creation and sharing functions, as well as the offline social activities promoted on its platform.

It also offers live music and entertainment broadcasts on its Momo platform.

The Momo makes its money via ads and funds from certain services.


  MOMO's 12-month performance chart shows the stock appreciating a sensational 250% versus an 18% gain for the stock market.

  MOMO is one of the strongest stocks in the market.

  MOMO's long-term chart shows the stock coming public in January of 2015 at $12. The stock rose quickly to $19.89 in a few months. However, it fell back in early 2016 to its all-time low of $6.72.

  The stock then turned and has since rallied strongly and has made a new all-time high. That is bullish.  TTD highlighted MOMO as a breakout back in April

  MOM's daily chart shows the stock breaking out from a flat base.

 The stock reached a new high intraday Friday. That is bullish.

  It shows there is no overhead resistance except from insiders.

  Insiders activity has not been reported by the company.

  The CCI momentum indicator (bottom of chart) is strongly bullish.

  Earnings Outlook

  This year, analysts are forecasting a 70% leap in net to $1.21 a share from the 71 cents a share in 2016.

  Looking out to 2018, the Street is predicting a 44% jump in profits to $1.74 a share from the anticipated $1.21 this year.

  Net for the first quarter is expected to skyrocket 833% to 28 cents a share from 3 cents a year ago.

  The estimate has come down recently. It was as high as  30 cents a share.

  MOMO top the Street estimate the past two quarters by 10 cents a share and five cents.

  Profits for the second quarter are expected to leap 238% to 27 cents a share from 8 cents the year before.

Strategy Opinion:  TTD is targeting MOMO for a move to $48 off this breakout. A protective stop can be placed near $37.

  TTD rates MOMO a good intermediate-term play provided earnings meet or top expectations.

Suitability:  Aggressive Bulls.

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

Probability - Breakout Success -  Well Above Average.  TTD's research shows that recently  (see table) MOMO has scored some sensational gains after a breakout.

Probability - Earnings Response - Average. MOMO has moved higher 4 out of the past 8 earnings reports. where there was significant movement.

Probability:  Seasonal Success - Well Above Average. MOMO has averaged a giant gain of 15.6% in May.

           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


     4/10/2017         36.18          40.14    Still in play


     2/15/2017         25.69          40.14    Still in play


     10/24/2016         25.69          26.88     10/24/2016


     8/02/2016         13.57          26.61     10/24/2016


     12/7/2015         14.44          16.49     12/24/2015






(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
Momo Inc.  - (MOMO)  
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 - HIIQ - ABOVE AVERAGE

                    TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - ASIX  -  AVERAGE

                    TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - IXYS  - AVERAGE

                    TTD's Quality Rating of Stock - XCEL - 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 so far today -  5

Stocks Screened - 12,234

Long-Term Environment for bears:  Unfavorable.

Bear Side -  Small list of shorts Friday. However, several retail stocks are getting hammered. Bears can be venturesome in that bearish sector.

  TTD's short from Thursday was Macys inc. (M) at $24.35. Friday, the stock falls to $23.61 and is working well for bears.

List of Stocks To Sell or Short

TTD’s Feature Bear Play

G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (GIII) - 21.47, down 1.87

Stock Cuts Below Support, TTD Sees Decline to 17.50

  GIII, based in New York, makes clothes, footwwear and apparel such as handbags. Annual revenues: $2.4 billion. GIII's stock falls sharply Friday undercutting key technical support. TTD sees more on the downside.

  So far today, GIII is trading 976,042 shares. Its average daily volume is 677,000 shares.

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

  GIII's stock headed lower in the morning and continued south through the day. It touched an intraday low of $21.19 late in the afternoon.

  Then buying, or short covering came in to lift GIII slightly at the final bell.

  Tape Action

  GIII's tape action shows the recent block trades.

  One can see the price for the blocks falling from $23.34 in the prior session to as low as $21.33 during the day.

  A key bearish trade came in the morning when a block of 3,992 shares (duplicated) crossed the tape at $23.27.

  That was down from the prior block trade at $23.34 late on Thursday on 7,248 shares.


  GIII operates through wholesale and retail operations. It makes outerwear, dresses, sportswear, swimwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as women's handbags, footwear, small leather goods, cold weather accessories and luggage.

  The company's owned brands include Donna Karan, DKNY, DKNY Jeans, Vilebrequin, G-III Sports by Carl Banks, Eliza J, Black Rivet and Jessica Howard.

   It has fashion licenses under the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan and Dockers brands.

  Through its team sports business, it has licenses with the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and National Hockey League.


  This fiscal year ending in January of 2018 analysts are forecasting a 29% drop in earnings to $1.01 a share from $1.42 a year before.

  The Street expects a loss of 38 cents a share for the fiscal first quarter ending in April and a 40 cent a share loss in the fiscal second quarter ending in July.


  GIII's daily chart shows the stock cutting below key technical support to resume its down trend. It topped out at $72 back in July of 2015. It has been trending lower since peaking.

  GIII's 12-month performance chart shows the sock falling 42% versus an 18% gain for the stock market.

  Insiders were buyers around $22 in April. One, a director was a buyer using stock options at $9.32 in April. They have not done any selling lately.

Strategy Opinion: TTD is targeting GIII for a decline to $17.50 within the next few months, or sooner. A protective stop buy can be placed near $23.

Suitability: Aggressive Bears.

  TTD's special probability research of  GIII stock's Prior Performance:  

Probability - Earnings Response -  Bearish. GIII rose 5 time out of the past 11 after earnings were reported.

Probability:  Seasonal Activity -- Average.  GIII has declined an average of 3% in May the past five years. However, it has surged 16.6% in June - its best  month of the year.

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

   Stock 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. - 2017

TTD columnist Leo Fasciocco has covered the stock market for over 30 years. His articles appear in many publications. He is also a speaker at the Intershow 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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