Today's Strong And Under The Radar Stock Is Gildan Activewear (GIL)

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Gildan Activewear ( GIL) as a strong and under the radar candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Gildan Activewear as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • GIL has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $9.9 million.
  • GIL is making at least a new 3-day high.
  • GIL has a PE ratio of 33.
  • GIL is mentioned 1.65 times per day on StockTwits.
  • GIL has not yet been mentioned on StockTwits today.
  • GIL is currently in the upper 20% of its 1-year range.
  • GIL is in the upper 35% of its 20-day range.
  • GIL is in the upper 45% of its 5-day range.
  • GIL is currently trading above yesterday's high.

'Strong and Under the Radar' stocks tend to be worthwhile stocks to watch for a variety of factors including historical back testing and price action. Market technicians refer to such stocks as being in an accumulation phase before a mark-up and peak. Traders and hedge funds have frequently found that these types of stocks continue to build a solid price base and then ultimately spike higher and peak when others 'discover' how good the stock is performing. By leveraging the social discovery aspect of StockTwits we are highlighting stocks that don't currently receive much attention from retail investors, but we suspect may soon garner more attention.

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