The Chart of the Day belongs to Spartan Motors (SPAR). I found the truck chassis stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first by Weighted Alpha then again by technical buy signals of 80% or more. Since the Trend S[otter signaled a buy on 7/6 the stock gained 26.98%.
Spartan is a leading designer, engineer and manufacturer of custom heavy-duty chassis. The Company's chassis consist of a frame assembly,engine, transmission, electrical systems, running gear (wheels, tires,axles, suspension and brakes) and, for some applications, a cab. The Company's customers are original equipment manufacturers (``OEMs``) who complete their vehicle product by mounting the body or apparatus on a Spartan chassis.
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Barchart technical indicators:
- 96% technical buy signals
- Trend Spotter buy signal
- Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
- 10 new highs and up 27.67% in the last month
- Relative Strength Index 72.33%
- Technical support level at 9.09
- Recently traded at 9.32 with a 50 day moving average of 7.23
- Market Cap $320.98 million
- P/E 115.13
- Dividend yield 1.09%
- Revenue expected to grow 6.60% this year and another 3.00% next year
- Earnings estimated to increase 633.30% this year, an additional 18.80% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 15.00% for the next 5 years
- Wall Street analysts issued 1 strong buy and 1 hold recommendation on the stock