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

  • STE has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $83.7 million.
  • STE has traded 149.030000000000001136868377216160297393798828125 options contracts today.
  • STE is making at least a new 3-day high.
  • STE has a PE ratio of 34.
  • STE is mentioned 1.13 times per day on StockTwits.
  • STE has not yet been mentioned on StockTwits today.
  • STE is currently in the upper 20% of its 1-year range.
  • STE is in the upper 35% of its 20-day range.
  • STE is in the upper 45% of its 5-day range.
  • STE 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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More details on STE:

Steris Plc provides infection prevention, contamination control, surgical, and critical care technologies worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.3%. STE has a PE ratio of 34.

The average volume for Steris has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Steris has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. The stock has a beta of 1.30 and a short float of 10.9% with 5.79 days to cover. Shares are up 17.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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