Good afternoon, everyone and welcome to the Stocktwits Top 25 Newsletter for Week 46, 2020.
The Stocktwits Top 25 reports the top 25 performing stocks in the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100, and Russell 2000 year to date (YTD) and tracks their performances over time.
Here’s your Stocktwits Top 25 Lists for Week 46:
ST Top 25 S&P 500
Seven stocks in the ST Top 25 S&P 500 List finished the week green. For reference, last week all 25 stocks closed higher.
Etsy fell ~15% and lost its top spot. See more on this loser below.
Albemarle made its debut at #15. $ALB accelerated higher after it reported earnings on November 4th.
L Brands and Catalent continue to creep up the list. Can $LB and $CTLT close out 2020 up over 100%? Place your bets…
The Stocktwits Top 25 S&P 500 Momentum Meter lost 2.96% while the S&P 500 gained 2.16%. The differential of 5.12% indicates that the top stocks in the S&P 500 underperformed the full index significantly.
The Big Cap Nasdaq 100
The ST Top 25 Nasdaq 100 had 6 stocks stay green.
Zoom zoomed lowered but the stock had such a lead it remained #1. Still, $ZM is outperforming #2 $TSLA by over 100%. 🤯
Moderna and Pinduoduo made their mark. $MRNA is awaiting vaccine data and $PDD popped on Q3 earnings.
MercadoLibre melted 12% as it moved out of the top 5.
The ST Top 25 Nasdaq 100 Momentum Meter dropped 2.32% for Week #46 while the full Nasdaq 100 lost 1.27%. The 1.06% differential in favor of the Nasdaq 100 suggests the index outperformed by a fair margin.
Small-Cap Russell 2000
The ST Top 25 Russell 2000 saw rapid rips in both directions.
5 stocks got smacked more than 15% while 4 flew over 20%.
Five Prime Therapeutics ripped over 300%. See more on the beastly biotech below.
Nautilus lost 24% but the stock still sits at #4. $NLS is up 1100% YTD.
Celsius Holdings was this week’s Top Dawg. $CELH surged 37% after record-setting earnings.
The ST Top 25 R2K Momentum Meter ripped 14.62% while the Russell 2000 index closed up 6.06%. The 8.56% differential suggests that the top stocks were much stronger than the full index. S/O $FPRX.
ST Top 25 TOP DAWG OF THE WEEK 🐶
The ST Top 25 Top Dawg for Week 46, 2020 is #11 R2K – Celsius Holdings Inc.
Celsius soared after reporting record earnings on Thursday.
The fitness beverage maker saw revenue increase 80% YoY while gross profit was up over 100%.
John Fieldly, President and Chief Executive Officer said this:
Operationally, third-quarter results were an all-time record for the company, including record revenue both in North America and in the Nordics, gross profit, gross margins, operating income and cash flow from operations. Moving through the fourth quarter and into 2021, the company expects a continuation of the accelerated DSD transition with our retail partners, further expansion into the underpenetrated convenience channel and new innovative flavors across expanded geographic markets.
Here’s the press release:
EPS: $0.06 vs $0.02
Revenue: $36.84M +80.4% YoY
$CELH gapped up and ripped roughly 30% following the results. Here’s the daily chart:
The Winners 📈
△ #9 R2K – Plug Power chugged +24% this week. The Company released Q3 earnings on Monday and the stock popped.
$PLUG posted a revenue increase of 80% YoY and raised FY20 guidance.
Here’s the press release.
Plug Power achieved a record third quarter with gross billings of $125.6M, the highest quarter in the company’s 22-year history.
We remain focused on building the green hydrogen economy in an electrified world. Plug Power is raising the 2020 full-year gross billings guidance to $325M-$330M from $310M.
$PLUG is up 640% in 2020. Here’s the daily chart:
△ #20 R2K – Five Prime Therapeutics flew over 300% this week. On Tuesday, the Company announced positive Phase 2 trial results for its combination of bemarituzumab and chemo regimen mFOLFOX6.
Read the press release here.
$FPRX rallied 236% on Wednesday following the data. On Thursday, Five Prime priced a 7.2M share stock offering.
Here’s the daily chart:
The Sinners 📉
▼ #2 S&P 500 – Etsy fell 14% as it gave up the #1 stop on the ST Top 25 S&P 500 List.
The stock slid 17% on Monday after Pfizer released its COVID vaccine results. Volume was 2.7X greater than its 20-day average. We’ll see if $ETSY can fill the gap.
Here’s the daily chart:
▼ #1 N100 – Zoom Video Communications dropped 19% last week. It was the worst performer on the ST Top 25 Nasdaq 100 List but remained #1. The stock is still up 493% in 2020.
$ZM dropped 17% on Monday and chopped around the rest of the week.
The Company will Release Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 on Monday, November 30, 2020 AMC.
Here’s the daily chart. Zoom did make a higher low but who knows where it’ll go. 🤷♂️
▼ #4 R2K – Nautilus had it’s worst week since early March. It was another stock that got smacked following Pfizer’s news.
$NLS also reported earnings last Monday after the close. The Company’s net sales grew 152% YoY but the stock still sank 8.5% the next day.
See the press release here.
$NLS is still up 1100% YTD. Here’s the daily chart: