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In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.
Alexander & Baldwin Inc.

Alexander & Baldwin is a real estate investment trust company. The company's segments are: Commercial Real Estate, which functions as a vertically integrated real estate investment company with main competencies in investments and acquisitions, construction and development, and asset management; Land Operations, which involves the management of its historical landholdings primarily through planning and entitlement of real property to facilitate sales, selling undeveloped land, and other business activities to employ its landholdings; and Materials and Construction, which operates as Hawai'i's asphalt paving contractor, natural materials and infrastructure construction company.


Allakos is a clinical stage biotechnology company. The company is developing AK002, its wholly owned monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of eosinophilic gastritis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, and eosinophilic esophagitis and mast cell related diseases. AK002 selectively targets both eosinophils and mast cells, white blood cells that are distributed in the body and play a primary role in the inflammatory response. Inappropriately activated eosinophils and mast cells have been identified as key drivers in a number of severe diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, eyes, skin, lungs and other organs. As such, AK002 has the potential to treat a number of severe diseases.

Alphabet Class A

Alphabet is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged in a collection of businesses, which its primary business is Google. The company reports all non-Google businesses collectively as Other Bets. Google's main products and platforms are Android, Chrome, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The company also provides advertisers with tools that help them attribute and measure their advertising campaigns. In addition, Other Bets includes Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X, among others. Other Bets primarily engages in the sales of internet and TV services through Access as well as licensing and research and development services through Verily.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc.

AMN Healthcare Services provides talent solutions for the healthcare sector. The company's talent solutions provides management, staffing, recruitment, technology, analytics, and related services to manage healthcare workforce needs. The company provides its healthcare personnel, from nurses, doctors, and allied health personnel to healthcare leaders and executives. The company's workforce solutions and staffing services include: travel nurse staffing; rapid response nurse staffing and labor disruption services; local, or per diem, staffing; locum tenens staffing; allied staffing; physician permanent placement services; interim leadership staffing and executive search services; and recruitment process outsourcing.

Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Arena Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering medicines with pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. The company's clinical programs include: etrasimod (APD334), which is being evaluated in ulcerative colitis, a program for Crohn's disease, as well as a program for atopic dermatitis; olorinab (APD371), which is is being evaluated for a range of visceral pain conditions associated with gastrointestinal diseases and for treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome; and APD418, which is being evaluated in a trial for acute heart failure.

Axos Financial

Axos Financial is a financial holding company for Axos Bank (the Bank), that provides banking and securities products and services to its customers through its online and distribution channels and affinity partners. The Bank has deposit and loan customers nationwide including consumer and business checking, savings and time deposit accounts and financing for single family and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. The company distributes its deposit products through a range of retail distribution channels, and its deposits consist of demand, savings and time deposits accounts.

Bel Fuse Inc. Cl B

Bel Fuse designs, manufactures and markets products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries as well as in the automotive, medical and consumer electronics markets. The company's North America, Asia and Europe segments sell, or participate in the sale of: Magnetic Solutions, which provides Integrated Connector Modules, power transformers, inductors and discrete components; Power Solutions and Protection, which includes module products and circuit protection products; and Connectivity Solutions, which provides connectors and cable assemblies.

Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. Cl A

Bio-Rad Laboratories is a manufacturer and distributor of its own life science research and clinical diagnostics products. The company has two primary segments: Life Science, which is engaged in the life sciences market and develops, manufactures and markets reagents, apparatus and laboratory instruments; and Clinical Diagnostics, which designs, manufactures, sells and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits and quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the diagnostics market. The company sells its products and services to a client base comprised of scientific research, healthcare, education and government customers.


BlackLine is a holding company. Through its subsidiary, BlackLine Systems, Inc., the company provides a cloud-based software platform designed to automate and streamline accounting and finance operations. The company's platform consists of the following cloud-based products, including Transaction Matching, Account Reconciliations, Consolidation Integrity Manager, Daily Reconciliations, Journal Entry, Variance Analysis, Task Management, and Compliance. The company's existing solutions include Balance Sheet Integrity, Close Process Management, Accounting Process Automation, Finance Transformation, Intercompany Hub and Smart Close.

Brighthouse Financial

Brighthouse Financial is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is a provider of annuity products and life insurance products. The company has three segments: annuities, which consists of variable, fixed, index-linked and income annuities designed to address contract holders' needs for protected wealth accumulation on a tax-deferred basis, wealth transfer and income security; life, which consists of insurance products and services, including term, universal, whole and variable life products designed to address policyholders' needs for financial security and protected wealth transfer; and run-off, which consists of products no longer actively sold and which are separately managed.

Charter Communications Inc. Cl A

Charter Communications is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is a cable operator and a broadband communications company providing video, Internet and voice services. The company also provides its mobile service to residential customers. In addition, the company sells video and online advertising inventory to local, regional and national advertising customers and communications and managed solutions to enterprise customers. The company also owns and operates regional sports networks and local sports, news and community channels. The company owns and operates a two-way telecommunications network which passes various households and small and medium businesses across United States.

Colgate-Palmolive Co.

Colgate-Palmolive manufactures and markets a variety of products in the United States and around the world. The company has two product segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. Oral, Personal and Home Care products include toothpaste, toothbrushes and mouthwash, bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants, skin care products, dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, and other similar items. Pet Nutrition products include specialty pet nutrition products manufactured and marketed by Hill's Pet Nutrition.

Columbia Banking System Inc.

Columbia Banking System is a bank holding company. Through its wholly owned banking subsidiary, Columbia State Bank, the company provides a range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, personnel and individuals throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The company provides its personal banking customers a range of account products including noninterest and interest-bearing checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts. Through its Columbia Trust Company subsidiary, the company provides a range of fiduciary, investment and administrative trust services, coupled with local, personalized attention to the requirements of each trust.

Comerica Inc.

Comerica is a financial holding company, engaged in lending to and accepting deposits from businesses and individuals. The company's segments are: Business Bank, which provides commercial loans and lines of credit, deposits, cash management, capital market products, international trade finance, letters of credit, foreign exchange management services and loan syndication services; Retail Bank, which provides consumer lending, consumer deposit gathering and mortgage loan origination; and Wealth Management, which provides products and services consisting of fiduciary services, private banking, retirement services, investment management and advisory services, investment banking and brokerage services.

Concifor SA

Cross Country Healthcare

Cross Country Healthcare provides healthcare staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions. The company's business consists of three business segments: Nurse and Allied Staffing, which provides staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions including temporary and permanent placement of travel and local branch-based nurse and allied personnel; Physician Staffing, which provides physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants under its Medical Doctor Associates brand; and Other Human Capital Management Services, which is comprised of retained and contingent search services for physicians, healthcare executives, and other healthcare personnel.

CSW Industrials

CSW Industrials is an industrial company. The company operates in two business segments: Industrial Products, which consists of mechanical products, fire and smoke protection products, architecturally-specified building products, and storage, filtration and application equipment for use with its chemicals and other products for general industrial applications; and Specialty Chemicals, which manufactures and supplies consumables that impart or improve properties such as lubricity, anti-seize qualities, friction, sealing and heat control, as well as penetrants, pipe thread sealants, firestopping sealants and caulks and adhesives/solvent cements, which are primarily manufactured internally.

CTS Corp.

CTS designs, manufactures, and sells a line of sensors, electronic components, and actuators primarily to original equipment manufacturers. The company's products perform specific electronic functions for a given product family and are designed for use in customer assemblies. The company's primary products consist principally of sensors and actuators used in passenger or commercial vehicles, electronic components used in telecommunications infrastructure, information technology and other applications, switches, and potentiometers supplied to various markets, and fabricated piezoelectric materials and substrates used in medical, industrial, aerospace and defense, and information technology markets.


Envista Holdings

Evista is a holding company.Through its subsidiaries, the company provides dental consumables, equipment, and services to dental professionals. The company offers its services in the United States.

Financial Institutions Inc.

Financial Institutions is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiary, Five Star Bank, the company provides a range of banking services to consumer, commercial and municipal customers in Western and Central New York. Through its subsidiary, SDN Insurance Agency, LLC, the company sells various premium-based insurance policies on a commission basis to commercial and consumer customers. Through its subsidiaries, Courier Capital, LLC and HNP Capital, LLC, the company provides customized investment advice, wealth management, investment consulting and retirement plan services to individuals, businesses, institutions, foundations and retirement plans.


Five9 is a provider of cloud software for contact centers. The company's Virtual Contact Center (VCC), cloud platform and applications, allows simultaneous management and optimization of customer interactions across voice, chat, email, web, social media and mobile channels, either directly or through its application programming interfaces. The company's VCC cloud platform matches each customer interaction with an appropriate agent resource and delivers customer data to the agent in real-time through integrations with adjacent enterprise applications, such as customer relationship management software. The company provides its solution through a software-as-a-service business model with recurring subscriptions.

Flex Ltd

Flex is a provider of Sketch-to-Scale™ services that designs, engineers, manufactures, and supply chain services and solutions. Co. operates following segments: Communications & Enterprise Compute, which includes its telecom and networking business, server and storage platforms, and security appliance products; Consumer Technologies Group, which includes its consumer-related businesses in connected living and supply chain solutions; Industrial and Emerging Industries, which include energy and metering, semiconductor tools and capital equipment, and industrial automation and kiosks; and High Reliability Solutions, which include its medical, automotive, defense and aerospace businesses.

Forward Air Corp.

Forward Air is an asset-light freight and logistics company. The company has four segments: Expedited less-than-truckload (LTL), which provides expedited regional, inter-regional and national LTL and final mile services; Truckload Premium Services, which is an asset-light provider of transportation management services, including, but not limited to, expedited truckload brokerage, fleet services, as well as security and temperature-controlled logistics services; Intermodal, which provides first- and last-mile intermodal container drayage services; and Pool Distribution, which provides handling and distribution of time-sensitive product to various destinations in specific geographic regions.

FS Bancorp Inc

FS Bancorp is a bank holding company. Through its subsidiary, 1st Security Bank of Washington, the company provides banking and financial services to local families, local and regional businesses and industry within distinct Puget Sound area communities. The company also maintains its indirect consumer lending platform which operates throughout the West Coast. The company's lending activities include, commercial real rstate loan, construction and development lending, home equity lending, residential, consumer lending and commercial business lending. The company provides deposit instruments, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts and certificates of deposit with a variety of rate.


Global Ship Lease Inc.

Global Ship Lease is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged in the business of owning and chartering out containerships under fixed rate charters to container liner companies.

Goosehead Insurance

Goosehead Insurance is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is an independent personal lines insurance agency. The company provides consumers with insurance coverage. The company's insurance product offerings primarily consist of homeowner's insurance; auto insurance; other personal lines products, including flood, wind and earthquake insurance; excess liability or umbrella insurance; other lines insurance (motorcycle, recreational vehicle and other insurance); commercial lines insurance (general liability, property and auto insurance for small businesses); and life insurance.

Heska Corp.

Heska sells veterinary and animal health diagnostic and specialty products. The company's segments are: Core Companion Animal, which includes, primarily for canine and feline use, Point of Care laboratory instruments and consumables, digital imaging diagnostic instruments, software and services, local and cloud-based data services, allergy testing and immunotherapy, and single use offerings such as in-clinic diagnostic tests and heartworm preventive products; and Other Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals, which includes private label vaccine and pharmaceutical production, primarily for cattle but also for other species including equine, porcine, avian, feline and canine.

Hilltop Holdings

Hilltop Holdings is a financial holding company. The company provides business and consumer banking services from offices located throughout Texas through its subsidiary, PlainsCapital Bank. The company has three business units: PlainsCapital Corporation, which provides banking and wealth, investment and treasury management services, as well as residential mortgage loans throughout the U.S.; Hilltop Securities Holdings LLC, which provides investment banking and other related financial services; and National Lloyds Corporation, which provides fire and homeowners insurance to low value dwellings and manufactured homes primarily in Texas and other areas of the southern U.S.


HomeStreet is a bank holding company. Through its subsidiary, HomeStreet Bank (the Bank), the company provides commercial and consumer loans including mortgage loans, deposit products, private banking and cash management services. The company's loan products include commercial business and agriculture loans, consumer loans, single family residential mortgages, loans secured by commercial real estate, and construction loans for residential and commercial real estate projects. The company's subsidiary, HomeStreet Capital Corporation sells and services multifamily mortgage loans originated by HomeStreet Bank under the Federal National Mortgage Association Delegated Underwriting and Servicing Program.

Horizon Bancorp Inc

Horizon Bancorp is a bank holding company. Through its bank subsidiary, Horizon Bank (the Bank) and other affiliated entities and its subsidiary, Horizon Risk Management, Inc., the company provides a range of banking services in northern and central Indiana and southern and central Michigan. The Bank is a commercial bank providing commercial and retail banking services, corporate and individual trust and agency services and other services incident to banking. The Bank's subsidiaries include: Horizon Investments, Inc., which manages the investment portfolio of the Bank; and Horizon Properties, Inc., which manages the real estate investment trust.

Insteel Industries Inc.

Insteel Industries is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is a manufacturer of steel wire reinforcing products for concrete construction applications. The company manufactures and markets prestressed concrete strand and welded wire reinforcement, including engineered structural mesh, concrete pipe reinforcement and standard welded wire reinforcement. The company's products are sold primarily to manufacturers of concrete products that are used in nonresidential construction. The company's operations are focused on the manufacture and marketing of steel wire reinforcing products for concrete construction applications.

Magnachip Semiconductor

MoneyGram International Inc.

MoneyGram International is engaged in in cross-border peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and money transfers. In addition to money transfers, the company's offerings include bill payment services, money order services and official check processing. The company manages its business primarily through two segments: Global Funds Transfer, which provides money transfer services and bill payment services primarily to unbanked and underbanked consumers; and Financial Paper Products, which provides money orders to consumers through its agents and financial institutions located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and provides official check outsourcing services for financial institutions across the United States.

Newmont Corporation

Newmont is primarily a gold producer with operations and/or assets in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Peru, Suriname, Argentina, Chile, Australia and Ghana. The company is also engaged in the production of copper, silver, lead and zinc. The company's operations are organized in five geographic regions; North America, South America, Australia, Africa and Nevada.

Plantronics Inc.

Plantronics is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of communications and collaboration solutions that span headsets, Open SIP desktop phones, audio and video conferencing, cloud management and analytics software solutions, and services. The company's main product categories are Enterprise Headsets, which includes corded and cordless communication headsets; Consumer Headsets, which includes Bluetooth and corded products for mobile device applications, personal computer and gaming; Voice, Video, and Content Sharing Solutions, which includes Open SIP desktop phones, conference room phones, and video endpoints, including cameras, speakers, and microphones.

Power Integrations Inc.

Power Integrations designs, develops and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. The company's products are used in power converters that convert electricity from a high-voltage source to the type of power required for a specified downstream use. In most cases, this conversion entails, among other functions, converting alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC) or vice versa, reducing or increasing the voltage, and regulating the output voltage and/or current according to the customer's specifications. The company's products are AC-DC power conversion, High-voltage gate drivers, and Motor-driver products.

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Regional Management Corp

Regional Management is a consumer finance company that provides installment loan products primarily to customers with limited access to consumer credit from banks, thrifts, credit card companies, and other lenders. Most of the company's loan products are secured, and each is structured on a fixed-rate, fixed-term basis with fully amortizing equal monthly installment payments, repayable at any time without penalty. The company sources its loans through its multiple channel platform, which includes its branches, digital partners, retailers, and its consumer website. The company's products include small, large, and retail installment loans. The company's small loans and large loans are its primary loan products.

Reliant Bancorp

Reliant Bancorp is a bank holding company. Through its subsidiary, Reliant Bank (the Bank), the company provides a range of banking products and services. The Bank is a full-service community bank. Its principal business is banking, consisting of lending and deposit gathering from (as well as other banking-related products and services) businesses and individuals within the communities it serves, and the operational support to deliver, fund and manage such banking services. Reliant Bank provides a range of commercial banking services for businesses and individuals, including checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, certificates of deposit and consumer, commercial and real estate loans.

Rogers Corp.

Rogers designs, develops, manufactures and sells engineered materials and components. The company's segments are: Advanced Connectivity Solutions, which designs, develops, manufactures and sells circuit materials and solutions enabling connectivity for applications in wireless infrastructure, automotive, aerospace and defense, connected devices, and wired infrastructure; Elastomeric Material Solutions, which designs, develops, manufactures and sells engineered material solutions such as polyurethane and silicone materials used in cushioning; and Power Electronics Solutions, which designs, develops, manufactures and sells ceramic substrate materials, busbars and cooling solutions.

Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida

Seacoast Banking is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiary, Seacoast National Bank (Seacoast Bank), the company provides financial services including commercial and retail banking, wealth management, and mortgage services through banking solutions and Seacoast Bank's network of various branches and various commercial banking centers. Seacoast Bank also provides brokerage and annuity services. Seacoast Bank personnel managing the sale of these services are dual employees with LPL Financial, the company through which Seacoast Bank conducts brokerage and annuity services. The company's subsidiary, Seacoast Insurance Services, Inc., provides customers with access to a range of insurance products.

Standex International Corp.

Standex International is a manufacturing company. The company's segments include: Food Service Equipment, which provides refrigeration, display merchandising and component pumps for the Commercial Food Service and Life Sciences markets; Engraving, which creates textures and surface finishes on tooling; Engineering Technologies, which provides metal-formed solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers and Tier-1 manufacturers; Electronics, which provides custom magnetic sensing and power conversion components and assemblies; and Hydraulics, which manufactures mobile hydraulic cylinders and complete hydraulic systems for the heavy off-road construction and refuse markets.

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the identification, acquisition, development, and commercialization of products for the treatment of genetic diseases. The company's product categories are: biologics, which include Crysvita? (burosumab) for the treatment of X-linked hypophosphatemia and Mepsevii? (vestronidase alfa) for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII; small molecules, which includes UX007 for the treatment of long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders; and gene therapy, which includes DTX301 for the treatment of patients with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency and DTX401 for the treatment of patients with glycogen storage disease type Ia.

United Therapeutics Corp.

United Therapeutics is a biotechnology company. The company markets and sells four commercial therapies to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH): Remodulin? (treprostinil) Injection; Tyvaso? (treprostinil) Inhalation Solution; Orenitram? (treprostinil) Extended-Release Tablets; and Adcirca? (tadalafil) Tablets. The company also markets and sells an oncology product, Unituxin? (dinutuximab) Injection for treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma. The company also engages in research and development of new indications and formulations and delivery devices for its existing products, as well as new products to treat PAH and other conditions. The company also engages in organ transplantation-related technologies.


Zendesk is a software development company that provides software as a service solutions. The company's product solutions include: Zendesk Support, which provides organizations with the ability to track, prioritize, and solve customer support tickets; Zendesk Chat, which is a live chat software; Zendesk Talk, which is a cloud-based call center software for phone and short message service support conversations; Zendesk Guide, which is a knowledge base that powers both customer self-service and support agent productivity; Zendesk Explore, which provides analytics for organizations; and Zendesk Sell, which is a sales customer relationship management product solution.

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