The Chart of the Day belongs to La Jolla Pharmaceuticals (LJPC). I found the biological pharmaceutical stock by using Barchart to sort theRussell 3000 Index stocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha then again for Barchart technical buy signals of 80% or better, The stock gained 34.88% since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 8/26.
The company is engaged in the research and development of therapeutic products for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.
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Barchart technical indicators:
- 100% Barchart technical buy signals
- 259.87+ Weighted Alpha
- Trend Spotter buy signal
- 7 new highs and up 53.47% in the last month
- Relative Strength Index 73.95%
- Barchart computes a technical support level at 30.10
- Recently traded at 41.62 with a 50 day moving average of 29.86
- Market Cap $637.15 million
- Earnings projected to compound at an annual rate of 13.20% for the next 5 years
- Wall Street analysts issued 4 strong buy recommendations on the stock
- The individual investors on Motley Fool voted 61 to 20 for the stock to beat the market
The 20-50 day MACD Oscillator has been an effective technical trading strategy for this stock