Weekly Picks of Stocks (12/20/2021)

US Stock Markets will be closed on Friday due to Christmas Holiday.

The Bureau of Economic Analysis will release the latest report on personal consumption expenditures (PCE) on Thursday, Dec 23rd.  This data is used by the US Federal Government to gauge inflation. The expected inflation rate is 4.5%. The Federal Open Market Committee(FMOC) is also projecting the inflation will drop to 2% in the next two years. This is based on their plans to decelerate the buy back of mortgage bonds and increasing the interest rate as many as 3 times in 2022.

Consumer confidence index will be released on Wednesday, Dec 22.
It is expected to be at 110 compared to 109.5 in November. For context the CCI was at 128.3 in 2019. The slow increase is due to public’s concern over inflation as well new developments with the Omricon variant.

Some major companies reporting earnings this week.

Carnival Corp. (CCL), NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), Cintas Corporation (CTAS), Carmax Inc (KMX) and Paychex, Inc. (PAYX).

Click on the ticker links below for earnings estimates and whispers on expected earnings. 

Monday, Dec 20, 2021
Blade Air Mobility, (BLDE) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Carnival Corp. (CCL) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Carnival ADS (CUK) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Octoin Coin (OCC) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Arkansas Restaurants (ARKR) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Bridgeline Digital (BLIN) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Calavo Growers (CVGW) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
NIKE, Inc. (NKE) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Red Cat Holdings Cmn (RCAT) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021
Apogee Enterprises (APOG) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Cognyte Softw (CGNT) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
ActuantCorp (EPAC) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
FactSet Research (FDS) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
General Mills (GIS) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Neogen (NEOG) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Qutoutiao Inc. (QTT) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
YATRA ONLINE, INC. (YTRA) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
AAR Corp. (AIR) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited  (BEDU) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
CalAmp Corp (CAMP) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021
Cintas Corporation (CTAS) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Carmax Inc (KMX) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
LIVE VENTURES CMN (LIVE) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
RF Industries (RFIL) – Before Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar
MISSION PRODUCE CMN (AVO) – After Market.   Add to Google Calendar   Add to Outlook Calendar

The following is a list of stocks for the week of Dec 13, 2021 – Dec 17, 2021 that show bullish and bearish trends.

The bullish matches – Oversold RSI

Ticker Company Name Date Chart Type RSI
VICR Vicor Corporation Dec 13, 2021 Piercing Line 27.27
ARVN Arvinas Inc. Dec 14, 2021 Unique Three River 25.86
HL Hecla Mining Dec 15, 2021 Hammer 27.46
YUMC Yum China Holdings Dec 15, 2021 Hammer 28.62
COUP Coupa Software Incorporated Dec 17, 2021 Engulfing 28.89

The bearish matches – Overbought RSI

Ticker Company Name Date Chart Type RSI

 

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