This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

5 Rocket Stocks Ready for Blastoff This Week

BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- A quarter of a percent -- that's all that stands in the way of the S&P 500 and all-time highs as of this morning. A measly 15 points separate the big index and that all-time high water mark from January.

So after rallying with serious enthusiasm since the first week of February, stocks are getting their first real test to end the month.

If equities can hold their heads above this year's earlier highs, it'll be an important piece of confirmation that this rally is far from over. That's a very different message than most investors felt just three weeks ago.

Must Read: 4 Stocks Spiking on Unusual Volume

To take full advantage of the sentiment shift, we're looking at five new "Rocket Stocks" today.

>>5 Stocks Poised for Breakouts

For the uninitiated, "Rocket Stocks" are our list of companies with short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential. To find them, I run a weekly quantitative screen that seeks out stocks with a combination of analyst upgrades and positive earnings surprises to identify rising analyst expectations, a bullish signal for stocks in any market. After all, where analysts' expectations are increasing, institutional cash often follows. In the last 237 weeks, our weekly list of five plays has outperformed the S&P 500 by 85.49%.

Without further ado, here's a look at this week's Rocket Stocks.

Juniper Networks

Sometimes, being in second place isn't so bad. Just ask Juniper Networks (JNPR - Get Report), the underdog in the IP networking duopoly it shares with larger rival Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Juniper may be the smaller firm, but it's managed to deliver significant outperformance in 2014. While Cisco is basically flat on the year, JNPR is up almost 24%. And now this stock looks well positioned to extend its lead.

1 of 4

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
DTV $0.00 0.00%
SWY $35.10 -0.11%
GMCR $52.76 0.00%
JNPR $30.41 0.00%
RAD $7.91 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,813.39 +1.20 0.01%
S&P 500 2,088.87 -0.27 -0.01%
NASDAQ 5,116.1430 +13.3350 0.26%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs