Thursday, May 14, 2015

DST Systems - All Time High

DST Systems (DST) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The computer software company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 38.40+, gained 31.94% in the last year and paid a 1.04% dividend.

The Chart of the Day belongs to DST Systems (DST).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the highest technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 3/31 the stock gained 7.57%.

DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing and computer software services and products that help clients improve productivity, increase efficiencies, and provide higher levels of customer service. DST is organized domestically and internationally into three operating segments: Financial Services, Output Solutions, and Customer Management. They operate one of the most advanced data centers in the world, which provides information-processing services to support the products within each operating segment.

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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% Barchart technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 5 new highs and up 4.46% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 66.93%
  • Barchart computes a technical support level at 115.16
  • Recently traded at 118.96 with a 50 day moving average of 112.16
Fundamental factors:
  • Market Cap $4.40 billion
  • P/E 19.67
  • Dividend yield 1.04%
  • Revenue expected to grow .20% this year and another 2.80% next year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 11.20% this year, an additional 10.00% next year and continue to increase at an annual rate of 11.00% annually for the next 5 years
  • Wall Street analysts issued 3 strong buy and 2 buy recommendations on the stock
The most reliable technical trading strategy for this stock has been the price vs the 100 day moving average and should continue to be used to gauge entry and exit points on this stock.

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