NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The seven momentum stocks I profile today set all-time highs between September 2012 and March 14. Although they are still down between 13% and 41% from these highs, the seven are up between 4.2% and 20% since setting their 2014 lows.
When investing in volatile momentum stocks it is important to track the five key moving averages and the weekly slow stochastics we provide in our first "crunching the numbers" table.
Our second "crunching the numbers" table provided today includes additional statistics including, the all-time intraday high, the date of that high, the percent decline to Monday's closes and the percent gain from the 2014 lows. All of that is in addition to the value levels at which to buy on weakness and the risky levels at which to sell on strength.
We crunched the numbers to help you decide if and when to invest. Here are the seven profiles, and today's 'Crunching the Numbers' tables follow.Apple (AAPL) ($592.52) is up 5.7% year to date after a decline of 16% from the all-time intraday high at $705.07 set on Sept. 21, 2012. Apple's 2014 intraday low was $493.55 on Jan. 31, and the stock is up 20% since then. The weekly chart is positive with the five-week modified moving average at $563.04. Our annual pivot at $517.05 provided buying opportunities into mid-April. Since then, our second annual pivot at $586.06 has been a magnet. Semiannual risky levels are $657.40 and $666.94. Amazon.com (AMZN) ($302.86) is down 24% year to date with a decline of 26% since setting its all-time intraday high at $408.06 on Jan. 22. Amazon's 2014 intraday low was $284.38 on Friday, and the rebound since then is 6.5%. The weekly chart is negative but oversold with its five-week MMA at $317.70. Weekly and annual value levels are $260.68 and $259.67, respectively, with annual and semiannual risky levels at $334.95 and $351.24, respectively. Google (GOOGL) ($538.43) is down 4% year to date with a decline of 13% since setting its all-time intraday high at $615.05 on Feb. 26. Google's 2014 intraday low was $511.00 on April 28, and the rebound since then is 5.4%. The weekly chart is negative but oversold with its five-week MMA at $544.55. Annual and weekly value levels are $489.53 and $484.31, respectively, with an annual pivot at $522.17 and quarterly and monthly risky levels at $562.40 and $668.46, respectively.
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