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Vermilion Booster Shots: Attractive bottom-fishing stocks

For investors looking for bottom-fishing candidates; stocks that are breaking downtrends, exhibiting ascending reaction lows, and showing stabilizing relative strength.
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A10 Networks

A10 Networks is a provider of secure application solutions and services. The company's customers include cloud providers, web-scale businesses, and service providers. The company's product portfolio consists of six secure application solutions, which includes Thunder Application Delivery Controllers (ADC), Lightning ADC, Thunder Carrier Grade Networking, Thunder Threat Protection System, Thunder SSL Insight, and Thunder Convergent Firewall, and two intelligent management and automation tools, which includes Harmony Controller and aGalaxy. The company's solutions are available in a variety of form factors, such as optimized hardware appliances, bare metal software, virtual appliances and cloud-native software.

Adtalem Global Education Inc

Adtalem Global Education provides educational services. The company's institutions and companies provide an array of programs across medical and healthcare, financial services and business and law. The company's segments include: Medical and Healthcare, which includes Chamberlain University and Medical and Veterinary Schools that provide educational programs in nursing and health professions, respectively; Financial Services, which includes Becker Professional Education that provides education serving the accounting and finance professions; and Business and Law, which includes Adtalem Education of Brazil institution that focuses in business, engineering, healthcare, law, management, medical and technology.

Agnico Eagle Mines

Agnico-Eagle Mines is a gold mining company with mining operations in Canada, Mexico and Finland. Co. earns a proportion of its revenues from the production and sale of gold in both dore bar and concentrate form. The remainder of revenue and cash flow is generated by the production and sale of byproduct metals. The revenue from byproduct metals is mainly generated by production at the LaRonde mine in Canada (silver, zinc, copper and lead) and the Pinos Altos mine in Mexico (silver).

Alamos Gold Inc.

Alamos Gold is engaged in the exploration, mine development, and the mining and extraction of precious metals, primarily gold. Co.'s s primary asset is the Mulatos Mine and holds the mineral rights to the Salamandra group of concessions in the State of Sonora, Mexico, which includes several known satellite gold occurrences.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company serving patients and families affected by rare diseases through the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies. The company has developed and commercialized two complement inhibitors to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, as well as the complement inhibitor to treat anti-acetylcholine receptor antibody-positive generalized myasthenia gravis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in patients who are anti-aquaporin-4 antibody positive. In addition, the company has two enzyme replacement therapies for metabolic disorders, hypophosphatasia and lysosomal acid lipase deficiency.

Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc

Arcturus Therapeutics is an emerging biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of a proprietary oral drug candidate, MDX, to treat ADHD and other cognitive dysfunctions including Fragile X Syndrome. The most common available treatments for ADHD are stimulants that increase the brain chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine. Stimulants have significant side effects, and are classified as controlled substances which have significant potential for misuse, abuse and addiction. MDX is not a stimulant, and works with a different mechanism of action. MDX is a proprietary, combined rapid onset release formulation of the chemical Pyridoxine Pyroglutamate.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is a provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. The company's business is organized into three operating segments: crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), which provides cargo aircraft outsourcing services to customers on an ACMI and crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft basis; cargo and passenger charter services, which provides planeload cargo and passenger aircraft to customers; and dry leasing aircraft and engines, which provides aircraft and engines to customers.

AudioCodes Ltd.

AudioCodes designs, develops and sells products and services for voice and data over packet networks. Voice over packet, or VoP, networks consist of key network elements such as software switches, application servers, Internet protocol (IP) phones, media gateways and session border controllers (SBC). Co.'s products primarily provide the media gateway and SBC element in the network, as well as voice over Internet protocol, or VoIP, end-points such as IP Phones and VoIP mobile clients. Multi-service business routers integrate media gateway functionality with data routing and network access. The media gateways connect legacy and IP networks.

Black Knight

Black Knight is a provider of software, data and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital market verticals. The company's solutions facilitate and automate business processes across the homeownership lifecycle. The company's business is organized into two segments: Software Solutions, which provides software and hosting solutions that facilitate and automate business processes across the homeownership lifecycle; and Data and Analytics, which supports the company's software solutions and is designed to help lenders and servicers make informed decisions, improve performance, identify and predict risk and generate qualified leads.

Boston Beer Co. Cl A

Boston Beer Company is an alcoholic beverage company and a craft brewer. The company is engaged in the business of selling alcohol beverages throughout the United States and in selected international markets. The company's brands include Samuel Adams?, Twisted Tea?, Truly Hard Seltzer?, Wild Leaf? Hard Tea and Tura? Alcoholic Kombucha. The company produces alcohol beverages including malt beverages, hard cider and hard seltzer at the company-owned breweries and its cidery and under contract arrangements at other brewery locations. The company sells its products mainly in the United States, but also has markets in Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, Mexico, and Central and South America.

Brooks Automation Inc.

Brooks Automation provides semiconductor manufacturing automation solutions and life science sample-based services and solutions worldwide. In the semiconductor manufacturing market, the company provides robotics, automation systems and services. In the life sciences market, the company provides sample-based services and products, including a line of cold chain management solutions for handling and storing biological and chemical compound samples used in areas such as drug development, clinical research and advanced cell therapies. The company is also a provider of gene sequencing and gene synthesis services. The company's reportable segments consist of Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Sciences.

Cadence Design Systems Inc.

Cadence Design Systems provides solutions that enable its customers to design electronic products. The company's products offerings include software, hardware, services and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks, which are referred to as intellectual property (IP). The company provides maintenance for its software, hardware, and IP product offerings. The company combines its products and technologies into categories related to design activities: Functional Verification (including hardware for emulation and prototyping); Digital IC Design and Signoff; Custom IC Design and Simulation; System Interconnect and Analysis (printed circuit boards and IC package); and IP (includes design IP and verification IP).

ChannelAdvisor Corp

ChannelAdvisor is a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. The primary products the company provides are: Marketplaces module, which connects customers to third-party marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay, Google, Newegg, Overstock.com, Rakuten, Target, TradeMe, Walmart and Zalando; and Digital Marketing module, which connects customers to comparison shopping websites such as Google Shopping and Shopzilla, allows customers to advertise products on search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing, connects customers to social commerce sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest and supports advertising programs on some marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay.

Chiasma

Chiasma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of patients who face challenges related with their existing treatments for diseases. The company is evaluating oral octreotide capsules, conditionally trade-named MYCAPSSA, its sole Transient Permeability Enhancer platform-based clinical product candidate, in clinical trials in adult patients for the treatment of acromegaly to potentially support regulatory approval in the United States and European Union. The company is also conducting a clinical trial, referred to as MPOWERED, of oral octreotide capsules for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with acromegaly to support regulatory approval in the European Union.

ChromaDex Corp

ChromaDex is a provider of research and quality-control products and services to the natural products industry. Through its ingredients business segment, the company will continue to sell NIAGEN? in ingredient form to its strategic partners. In addition, the company will also continue to identify, acquire and commercialize other new proprietary ingredients and technologies. The company's products and services include: Consumer Products, which comprises TRU NIAGEN? branded dietary supplements; Ingredients, which includes Nicotinamide riboside NIAGEN? and Spirulina Extract Immulina?, a spirulina extract; and supplies a range of products necessary to conduct quality control of raw materials and consumer products.

Ciena

Ciena is a networking systems, services and software company, providing solutions that enable a range of network operators to deploy and manage networks that deliver services to businesses and consumers. The company provides hardware, software and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery and management of video, data and voice traffic on communications networks. The company's solutions are used by communications service providers, cable and multiservice operators, Web-scale providers, submarine network operators, governments, enterprises, research and education institutions and other network operators.

Cirrus Logic Inc.

Cirrus Logic focuses on low-power integrated circuits (ICs) for audio, voice and other signal-processing applications. The company's product lines include: Portable Products, including codecs, which are chips that integrate analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and digital-to-analog converters (DACs) into a single IC, smart codecs, which are codecs with digital signal processing integrated, amplifiers, micro-electromechanical systems microphones, haptic drivers, standalone digital signal processors, and its SoundClear? technology, which includes a portfolio of tools, software and algorithms; and Non-Portable and Other Products, which include ICs, codecs, ADCs, DACs, digital interfaces and amplifiers.

Cue Biopharma Inc

Cue Biopharma is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in designing and developing a proprietary class of biologic product candidates engineered to selectively modulate the human immune system. The company's Immuno-STAT? (Selective Targeting and Alteration of T Cells) platform enables the company to engineer product candidates that it calls Immuno-STATs? or Immuno-STAT biologics? that directly engage with and direct the activity of antigen specific T cells in a patient's body through a singular molecular framework.

Cummins Inc.

Cummins is a diesel engine manufacturer. The company's segments include: Engine, which manufactures and markets a range of diesel and natural gas powered engines; Distribution, which is the company's primary sales, service, and support channel; Components, which supplies aftertreatment systems, turbochargers, transmissions, filtration products, electronics and fuel systems for commercial diesel and natural gas applications; Power Systems, which includes power generation, industrial, and generator technologies product lines; and New Power, which designs, manufactures, sells and supports electrified power systems ranging from fully electric to hybrid, along with components and subsystems.

Diodes Inc.

Diodes is a manufacturer and supplier of application-specific standard products. The company's product line includes: discrete semiconductor products, which include performance Schottky rectifiers, performance Schottky diodes, Zener diodes and performance Zener diodes; analog products, which include power management devices; standard logic products including complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor devices and analog switches; multichip products and co-packaged discrete, analog and mixed-signal silicon in miniature packages; silicon and silicon epitaxial wafers used in manufacturing these products; and Frequency Control Products, which are electronic components that provide frequency references.

Emergent Biosolutions

Emergent BioSolutions is a life sciences company. The company is focused on preparedness and response products and solutions that address the following categories: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives; emerging infectious diseases; travel health; emerging health crises; acute/emergency care; and contract development and manufacturing. The company also has a development pipeline consisting of a mix of both pre-clinical and clinical-stage product candidates, including Trobigard? a combination drug-device auto injector product candidate. In addition, the company has a fully integrated molecule-to-market biologics CDMO business offerings (development services, drug substance and drug product).

Entegris Inc.

Entegris is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of microcontamination control products, chemicals and materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other industries. The company has three segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials, which provides process chemistries, gases, and materials; Microcontamination Control, which provides solutions to filter and purify liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other industries; and Advanced Materials Handling segment, which develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver liquid chemistries, wafers and substrates.

F5 Networks Inc.

F5 Networks is a provider of multi-cloud application services, which enable its customers to develop, deploy, operate, secure, and govern applications in any architecture, from on-premises to the public cloud. The company's application services are available as cloud-based, software-as-a-service, and software-only solutions supported for multi-cloud environments. In connection with its solutions, the company provides a range of services, including consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. The company's products and solutions include hardware platforms, software and software-as-a-service platforms, cloud-based managed services, and service provider solutions.

Fiverr International

Globant SA

Gold Fields Ltd. ADS

Heartland Express Inc.

Heartland Express is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The company primarily provides asset-based dry van truckload service for shippers from Washington to Florida and New England to California. The company also provides temperature-controlled truckload services, which are not significant to its operations. The company operates terminal facilities throughout the contiguous United States in addition to its terminal and corporate headquarters in North Liberty, IA.

Inseego Corp

Inseego designs and develops mobile, Internet of Things and cloud solutions for enterprise verticals, service providers and small and medium-sized businesses. The company's range of products includes 4G and 5G mobile hotspots, wireless gateways and routers for IoT applications, 4G LTE hotspots and USB modems, integrated telematics and mobile tracking hardware devices. The company's software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery platforms include its Ctrack platforms, which provide fleet, vehicle, aviation, asset and other telematics applications and its Device Management Solutions, a hosted SaaS platform that helps organizations manage the selection, deployment and spend of their wireless assets.

iRobot

iRobot is a consumer robot company. The company's portfolio of solutions features technologies for the connected home and concepts in cleaning, mapping and navigation, human-robot interaction, and physical solutions. The company provides multiple Roomba floor vacuuming robots. The Braava robots automatically dust and damp mop hard-surface floors using cleaning cloths or the company's designed reusable microfiber cloths and include a reservoir that dispenses liquid throughout the cleaning cycle to keep the cloth damp. The robotic lawn mower, Terra t7 is being designed with a mapping and navigation system. Using the engaging Root Coding App, kids can learn coding fundamentals while they play, explore, and create.

Juniper Networks Inc.

Juniper Networks designs, develops and sells products and services for networks. The company sells its products in three geographic regions: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific. The company sells its network products and service offerings across routing, switching, and security technologies. In addition, the company provides its customers services, including maintenance and support, services, and education and training programs. The company's products and services address network requirements for its customers within its vertical: Cloud, Service Provider, and Enterprise. The company's portfolio addresses domains in the network: core; edge; access and aggregation; data centers; and campus and branch.

Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals

Kirkland Lake Gold

Kirkland Lake Gold is a Canadian gold mining and exploration company with three producing mines in Australia: the Fosterville Gold Mine and the Stawell Gold Mine in the State of Victoria and the Cosmo Gold Mine in the Northern Territory. Co. also has a portfolio of development opportunities on its significant land package, including the Big Hill Project at Stawell and various projects in the Northern Territories. In addition, Co. owns title to a mining lease located in north-central Newfoundland, Canada.

KLA Corporation

KLA is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. The company provides process control and process-enabling solutions for manufacturing and testing wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, light emitting diodes, power devices, compound semiconductor devices, microelectromechanical systems, data storage, printed circuit boards (PCBs), and flat and flexible panel displays, as well as general materials research. The company has four reportable segments which include Semiconductor Process Control; Specialty Semiconductor Process; PCB, Display and Component Inspection; and Other.

Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz is a food and beverage company. The company manufactures and markets food and beverage products, including condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, and other grocery products throughout the world. The company has three reportable segments defined by geographic region: United States, Canada, and Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The company's remaining businesses are combined and disclosed as Rest of World. Rest of World comprises two operating segments: Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries designs, manufactures and sells capital equipment and tools used to assemble semiconductor devices. In addition, the company has a portfolio of equipment that is used to assemble components onto electronic circuit boards. The company also services, maintains, repairs and upgrades its equipment. The company's customers primarily consist of semiconductor device manufacturers, integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers and automotive electronics suppliers. The company operates two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services.

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is a provider of analog semiconductor solutions that enable internet applications, the cloud connected apps economy and the networked battlefield across the radio frequency (RF), microwave, millimeterwave and lightwave spectrum. The company's primary markets are: Telecom, which includes carrier infrastructure like long-haul/metro, 5G and fiber-to-the-X/passive optical network; Data Centers, enabled by a portfolio of analog ICs and photonic components for high speed optical module consumers; and Industrial and Defense, which includes military and commercial radar, RF jammers, electronic and countermeasures.

MAG Silver Corp.

MAG Silver is an exploration company conducting work on mineral properties it has staked or acquired by way of option agreement, principally in Mexico. Co. has not yet determined whether the properties on which it is conducting exploration contain any ore reserves that are economically recoverable. The recoverability of these amounts is dependent upon the existence of economically recoverable reserves, Co.'s ability to obtain the necessary financing to complete the development of the interests, and future profitable production, or alternatively, upon Co.’s ability to dispose of its interests on a profitable basis.

ManTech International Corp. Cl A

ManTech International is a provider of technology solutions and services for U.S. defense, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. The company's solutions and services include: Cyber; Enterprise Information Technology; Software, Application and Systems Development; Multi-Discipline Intelligence; Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance; Program Protection and Mission Assurance; Systems Engineering; Training; and Supply Chain Management and Logistics.

MarketAxess Holdings Inc.

MarketAxess Holdings operates an electronic trading platform that enables fixed-income market participants to trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using its patented technology. Through its Open Trading? protocols, the company executes trades in certain bond between and among institutional investor and broker-dealer clients. The company also provides trading-related products and services, including: Composite+ pricing and other market data products to assist clients with trading decisions; auto-execution and other execution services for clients requiring specialized workflow solutions; connectivity solutions that facilitate straight-through processing; and technology services.

Marten Transport Ltd.

Marten Transport is a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier. The company has four segments: Truckload, which provides regional short-haul and medium-to-long-haul full-load transportation services; Dedicated, which provides customized transportation solutions using temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans and other equipment; Intermodal, which transports customers' freight using its temperature-controlled trailers on railroad flatcars for portions of trips, with the balance of the trips using its tractors or, to a lesser extent, contracted carriers; and Brokerage, which arranges for third-party carriers to transport freight for its customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans.

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Merit Medical Systems Inc.

Merit Medical Systems manufactures and markets proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy. The company conducts its business through two segments: Cardiovascular, which includes its Peripheral Intervention, Cardiac Intervention, Cardiovascular and Critical Care, Interventional Oncology and Spine and Breast Cancer Localization and Guidance product groups; and Endoscopy, which provides non-vascular stents to treat gastrointestinal and pulmonary disease including AERO?, AEROmini? and AERO DV? Fully Covered Tracheobronchial Stents and Alimaxx-B? Biliary Stent Systems.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates natural and organic grocery and dietary supplement stores. The products in the company's stores include grocery such as produce, bulk food, natural grocers brand products, dry, frozen and canned groceries, meats and seafood, dairy products, dairy substitutes and eggs, prepared foods, bread and baked goods, beverages, and beer, wine and hard cider, as well as dietary supplements including name-brand supplements and a line of private label dietary supplements. Other products in the company's stores include body care, pet care, household and general merchandise, and books and handouts.

Neophotonics

NeoPhotonics develops, manufactures and sells optoelectronic products that transmit, receive and switch high-speed digital optical signals for Cloud and data center internet content provider and telecom networks. The company focuses on products that operate at speed over distance, for 100 Gigabits per Second (G), 200G, and 400G and above data rates, such as at 600G and 800G. The company produces transmitter and receiver components and modules, as well as switching products, for 100G and beyond transmission over distances of two to 2,000 kilometers. The company integrates transmitter and receiver components into next generation pluggable transceiver modules.

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Nordson Corp.

Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing, applying and controlling of adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids, to test and inspect for quality, and to treat and cure surfaces. The company serves a range of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. The company has three operating segments: Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems, and Industrial Coating Systems.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings is a holding company. The company and its subsidiaries buys overproduced, overstocked, and closeout merchandise from manufacturers, wholesalers, and other retailers. The company's product offerings include: cooking utensils, dishes, appliances, plastic containers, cutlery, storage and garbage bags, detergents and cleaning supplies; packaged food including coffee, bottled non-carbonated beverages and salty snacks; household goods including bedding and towels; books and stationery; floor coverings including laminate flooring, commercial and residential carpeting, area rugs and floor mats; and electronics, including air conditioners, home electronics and cellular accessories.

Ormat Technologies Inc.

Ormat Technologies is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged in the geothermal and recovered energy business. The company's segments include: Electricity, which develops, builds, owns and operates geothermal and recovered energy-based power plants in the U.S. and geothermal power plants in other countries and sells the electricity it generates; and Product, which designs, manufactures and sells equipment for geothermal and recovered energy-based electricity generation and remote power units and provides services relating to the engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of geothermal, Solar photovoltaic and recovered energy-based power plants.

Personalis

Personalis is a cancer genomics company transforming the development of therapies by providing molecular data about each patient's cancer and immune response. The company designed its NeXT Platform to adapt to the complex and evolving understanding of cancer, providing its biopharmaceutical customers with information on all of the approximately 20,000 human genes, together with the immune system, in contrast to several cancer panels that cover roughly 50 to 500 genes.

Rockwell Automation Corp.

Rockwell Automation is a provider of industrial automation and digital transformation. The company's segments include: Architecture and Software, which contains automation and information platforms, including hardware and software; and Control Products and Solutions, which combines motor control and industrial control products, other solutions and a portfolio of lifecycle services. The company's automation platform products include programmable automation controllers, design, networking products, sensing devices, machine safety devices, motion control products, and independent cart technology products. The company's information platform includes manufacturing execution system software and analytics software.

Royal Gold Inc.

Royal Gold acquires and manages precious metal streams, royalties and similar interests. The company acquires existing stream and royalty interests or finances projects that are in production or in the development stage in exchange for stream or royalty interests. A metal stream is a purchase agreement that provides, in exchange for an upfront deposit payment, the right to purchase all or a portion of one or more metals produced from a mine, at a price determined for the life of the transaction by the purchase agreement. Royalties are non-operating interests in mining projects that provide the right to a portion of revenue or metals produced from the project after deducting specified costs, if any.

S&P Global

S&P Global is a provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The company's segments include: S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and analytics; S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities that integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services; S&P Global Platts, which provides information and benchmark prices for the commodity and energy markets; and S&P Dow Jones Indices, which provides a variety of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors.

Sandvik AB

Sandvik is organized into five business areas: Sandvik Mining, Sandvik Machining Solutions, Sandvik Materials Technology, Sandvik Construction and Sandvik Venture. Sandvik Mining specializes in equipment, tools and service for the mining industry. Sandvik Machining Solutions focuses on tools and tooling systems for metal cutting. Sandvik Materials Technology specializes in products made from stainless steel grades and special alloys. Sandvik Construction specializes in equipment, tools and service for the breaking, drilling and crushing niches. Sandvik Venture generates value by promoting growth of small and medium-sized businesses of particular interest to the Sandvik Group.

Schneider National Cl B

Schneider National is a transportation and logistics services company providing a portfolio of truckload, intermodal, and logistics solutions and operating for-hire trucking fleets. The company categorizes its operations into the following segments: truckload, which consists of freight transported and delivered with equipment by the company's company-employed drivers in company trucks and by owner-operators; intermodal, which consists of door-to-door container on flat car service by a combination of rail and over-the-road transportation; and logistics, which consists of non-asset freight brokerage services, supply chain services (including third-party businesses), and import/export services.

Science Applications International Corporation

Science Applications International provides technical, engineering and enterprise information technology (IT) services. The company provides engineering, systems integration and information technology offerings for government projects and provides a range of services with an emphasis on differentiated technology services. The company's offerings include: engineering; technology and equipment platform integration; maintenance of ground and maritime systems; logistics; training and simulation; operation and program support services; and end-to-end services spanning the design, development, integration, deployment, management and operations, sustainment and security of its customers' entire IT infrastructure.

Spero Therapeutics

Spero Therapeutics is a multi-asset, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing novel treatments for multi-drug resistant (MDR), bacterial infections. The company's product candidate, SPR994 (tebipenem pivoxil hydrobromide), is designed to be oral carbapenem-class antibiotic for use in adults to treat MDR Gram-negative infections. The company also has a platform technology known as its Potentiator Platform, which includes two intravenous-administered agents, SPR206 and SPR741, that are active either alone or in combination with other standard of care agents and are designed to treat MDR Gram-negative bacteria in the hospital.

Teradata

Teradata is a hybrid cloud analytics software provider. The company's solution, Teradata Vantage?, is its data warehouse and analytics platform that allows companies to utilize their data across an enterprise, whether on premises, in public or private clouds, or in a hybrid environment. The company's solutions are comprised of software, hardware, and related business consulting and support services. The company's business consulting services include a range of offerings, including consulting to help organizations establish an analytic vision, identify and operationalize analytical opportunities, enable an analytical ecosystem architecture, and ensure their analytical infrastructure delivers value.

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Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply is a rural lifestyle retailer. The company is focused on supplying the needs of recreational farmers, ranchers and all those who enjoy living the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. The company operates retail stores under the names Tractor Supply Company, Del's Feed & Farm Supply, and Petsense and operates websites under the names TractorSupply.com and Petsense.com. The company's selection of merchandise is comprised of the following main product categories: equine, livestock, pet, and small animal products; hardware, truck, towing, and tool products; seasonal products; work/recreational clothing and footwear; and maintenance products for agricultural and rural use.

Transmedics Group

TransMedics is a commercial-stage medical technology company transforming organ transplant therapy for end-stage organ failure patients across multiple disease states. The company developed the Organ Care System ("OCS") to replace a decades-old standard of care. The OCS represents a paradigm shift that transforms organ preservation for transplantation from a static state to a dynamic environment that enables new capabilities, including organ optimization and assessment. The company's OCS technology replicates many aspects of the organ's natural living and functioning environment outside of the human body.

TreeHouse Foods

TreeHouse Foods is a consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturer operating across the United States, Canada, and Italy. The company's reportable segments are: Baked Goods, which sells bars, candy, cookies, crackers; in-store bakery products, pita chips, pretzels, refrigerated dough, and retail griddle waffles, pancakes, and French toast; Beverages, which sells broths, liquid non-dairy creamer, non-dairy powdered creamers, powdered drinks, ready-to-drink coffee, single serve hot beverages, teas, and sweeteners; and Meal Solutions, which sells aseptic cheese and pudding products, baking and mix powders, hot cereals, pasta, and skillet dinners, among others.

Vicor Corp.

Vicor designs, develops, manufactures, and markets modular power components and power systems for converting electrical power. Reflecting its Power Component Design Methodology, the company provides a range of modular building blocks enabling design of a power system specific to a customer's needs. The company categorizes its product portfolios as either Advanced Products or Brick Products. The company also sells a range of electrical and mechanical accessories for use with its products. The Advanced Products category consists of products which are used to implement the company's proprietary Factorized Power Architecture?, a power distribution architecture. The Brick Products category consists of integrated power systems.

Weis Markets Inc.

Weis Markets is engaged in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania. The company's retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, pharmacy services, deli products, prepared foods, bakery products, beer and wine, fuel and general merchandise items, such as health and beauty care and household products. The store product selection includes national, local and private brands including natural, gluten-free and organic varieties. All retail food store locations operate as conventional supermarkets. The company utilizes a loyalty marketing program, Weis Club Preferred Shopper, which enable customers to receive discounts, promotions and fuel rewards.

Werner Enterprises Inc.

Werner Enterprises is a transportation and logistics company engaged primarily in transporting truckload shipments of general commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce. The company has two reportable segments: Truckload Transportation Services, which includes the medium-to-long-haul van fleet that transports a variety of consumer nondurable products and other commodities in truckload quantities over irregular routes using dry van trailers, the expedited fleet that provides truckload services, and the regional short-haul fleet that provides truckload van service across the U.S; and Werner Logistics, which is a non-asset-based transportation and logistics provider.

Zebra Technologies Corp. Cl A

Zebra Technologies designs, manufactures, and sells a range of automatic identification and data capture products, including: mobile computers, barcode scanners and imagers, radio frequency identification devices (RFID) readers, printers for barcode labeling and personal identification, real-time location systems, related accessories and supplies, such as labels and other consumables, and software utilities and applications. The company has two segments: Asset Intelligence and Tracking, which includes barcode and card printing, supplies, services, location solutions, and retail solutions; and Enterprise Visibility and Mobility, which includes mobile computing, data capture, RFID, and services.

Zynex

Zynex, through its subsidiary, Zynex Medical, Inc. (ZMI), designs, manufactures and markets medical devices that treat chronic and acute pain, as well as activate and exercise muscles for rehabilitative purposes with electrical stimulation. The ZMI devices are portable, battery operated and include an electrical pulse generator which is connected to the body via electrodes. ZMI also designs, manufactures and markets the NeuroMove product. The NeuroMove contains electromyography and electric stimulation technology that is primarily used for stroke, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, by reaching parts of the brain to re-connect with muscles, also known as neuroplasticity.

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Vermilion Research delivers timely, actionable, and unique research inputs to professional investors. Our research strategists highlight securities which we believe are at major inflection points, based on our various proprietary technical indicators, and offer asymmetric risk/return profiles. We believe our research methodology, which is not limited by industry sector or market capitalization, enables us to deliver superior investment recommendations.

Our process begins by organizing all actively traded stocks into coherent sectors, then into logical industry groups. We then apply our proprietary relative strength tools to identify developing price trends. Once attractive trends are identified within a selected sectors or groups, we screen for individual stocks which we believe offer the best risk/reward profile. Vermilion offers U.S. and global equity market research products. Vermilion’s research team, which has received numerous awards and accolades, has a combined 70 year of experience in the analysis of investment securities.

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Dave Nicoski

Ross LaDuke

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