|Day Low/High||28.68 / 29.70|
|52 Wk Low/High||19.21 / 29.70|
As trading volume has largely dried up, it was a quiet week for the model portfolio, but we continue to look for new opportunities.
The Russell 2000 snapped a four-week losing streak this week, and we used pullbacks to add to two of our model portfolio positions.
As the market ended the week with losses, we used the decline to add shares to three of our model portfolio positions.
Stocks with insider trader activity include DFS, N and SWFT
Stocks experienced high volatility as earnings season pressed on this week, and we closed out one of our model portfolio positions.
The stock is down on in-line earnings, and we believe it is becoming oversold.
Here's what we'll be listening for when Builders FirstSource and Swift Transportation post their quarterly results after today’s close.
Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT), a leader in transportation solutions and the nation's largest truckload provider, has issued its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 Letter to Stockholders.
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Swift Transportation (SWFT) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate
We used the weakness this week to add to two of our model portfolio positions and, with the onset of earnings season, we are eyeing potential new names.
Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT) will release its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after market close on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in the form of a letter to stockholders.
Consumer discretionary and utility stocks were the best performers this week.
Investors in Swift Transportation Co saw new options begin trading this week, for the February 2015 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 240 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
It was a quiet week for the model portfolio, but U.S. stocks made fractional gains and finished at record highs on Friday.
It was a quiet week for the model portfolio, as U.S. stocks bounced around and ultimately finished little changed on Friday.
As U.S. stocks moved higher for a third straight week, we closed out one model portfolio position for a huge gain.
During this relatively quiet, holiday-shortened week, we trimmed one model portfolio position and added shares to one other.
We did not make any trades in the model portfolio this week, but we believe this relatively quiet period is a good time to find some new investing ideas.
This options expiration week included the expected volatility in the market and we used the action to add to one model portfolio position.
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In trading on Thursday, shares of Swift Transportation Co crossed below their 200 day moving average of $21.85, changing hands as low as $21.80 per share. Swift Transportation Co shares are currently trading off about 2.8% on the day.
We used the selloff this week to put some cash to work and add shares to five of our model portfolio positions, raising our rating on one of them.
As earnings season began the winding down process this week, we used weakness on Thursday to add to two of our model portfolio positions.
As the market seesawed this week, we added to three of our model portfolio positions and booked some gains in one other name.
Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT), a leader in transportation solutions and the nation's largest truckload provider, has issued its first quarter ended March 31, 2014 Letter to Stockholders.
Here is what we'll be looking for when Builders FirstSource and Swift Transportation post their earnings results.
These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
Investors in Swift Transportation Co saw new options begin trading this week, for the June 21st expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the SWFT options chain for the new June 21st contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
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