Good evening, everyone. Welcome to the Stocktwits Top 25 Newsletter for Week 24 in 2021.
The Stocktwits Top 25 reports the 25 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100, and Russell 2000 year to date (YTD), and tracks their performances over time.
Here are your Stocktwits Top 25 Lists for Week 24:
ST Top 25 S&P 500
The ST Top 25 S&P 500 list got ripped apart in week 24. 22 of 25 names closed negative.
Nvidia burst onto the scene, gaining 4.5% as a Freshman. Read more below.
$NUE decreased 12.7% and gave up a ranking. The energy company was the list’s biggest loser, you can find it on the Sinners list below.
The Stocktwits Top 25 S&P 500 Momentum Meter lost 5.14% while the S&P 500 gained 1.91%. The 3.23% differential in favor of the full index shows the top stocks underperformed the full index by a large amount.
The Big Cap Nasdaq 100
The ST Top 25 N100 gave back some gains this week. 17/25 names closed red.
DocuSign made the list’s biggest move, launching from nothing to #13. $DOCU increased 8.5% and is a Winner below.
$WBA, the biggest loser, plunged 8.1% and dropped three spots from #5 to #8.🩸 Check it out below.
Four Freshmen made the list. The names are DocuSign, PayPal, IDEXX Laboratories, and Microsoft.
The ST Top 25 Nasdaq 100 Momentum Meter lowered 1.83% in Week 24 while the full Nasdaq 100 climbed 0.37%. The 2.2% difference shows the top stocks performed were weaker than the full index.
Small-Cap Russell 2000
The ST Top 25 R2K List was overwhelmingly red, a rare sight to see.
19 of 25 names closed lower.
Anavex Life Sciences erupted 43% and improved 15 spots. The Top Dawg is now ranked #5. 💪
$AMC ascended another 20% and leads $SAVA by over 1,500%.
The ST Top 25 R2K Momentum Meter decreased 2.81% while the Russell 2000 index surrendered 4.2%. The 1.39% differential shows the top stocks are still much stronger than the full index.
ST Top 25 TOP DAWG OF THE WEEK 🐶
The ST Top 25 Top Dawg for Week 24, 2021 is #5 R2K – Anavex Life Sciences.
Anavex Life Sciences ascended 43% in Week 24 after two of the company’s key pipeline medications were highlighted favorably in a peer-reviewed study recently published in a medical publication.
$AVXL was boosted from #20 to #5 by the strong performance.
The scientific paper highlights:
- Sigma-1 receptor (SIGMAR1)’s expression increases with age, however in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) it decreases
- The decrease in SIGMAR1 expression during AD coincides with an age-related decrease in autophagy
- The SIGMAR1 may compensate for loss of receptors and autophagic machinery during healthy aging
- SIGMAR1 is activated by ANAVEX-compounds
- ANAVEX®2-73 has been shown to induce autophagy
- Activation of the SIGMAR1 can induce cytoprotective autophagic pathways
$AXVL is up 310% YTD.
The Winners 📈
△ #25 S&P 500 – Nvidia gained 4.56% in Week 24 and debuted on the ST Top 25 N100 List as a Freshman. It’s ranked #25.
$NVDA traded quietly Monday thru Wednesday until the spark lit on Thursday. The semi soared 4.8% Thursday.💣
The semiconductor has outperformed fellow semis as of late. Here’s the daily chart of $NVDA vs the VanEck Semiconductor ETF, $SMH. 📈
$NVDA is up 42.8% YTD.
△ #13 N100 – DocuSign does not stop. The software company ripped 8.5% to all-time highs. It’s now ranked thirteenth as a Freshman.
$DOCU has closed green five weeks in a row, up 47% in that period.
Here’s the daily chart, the stock has gone mad since reporting earnings on June 3rd.
$DOCU is up 23.45% YTD.
The Sinners 📉
▼ #3 S&P 500 – Nucor Corp sank 12.7% this week as if it were tied down with lead weights. The energy company was demoted a spot on the ST Top 25 N100 List to #3.
$NUE split wide open 3.65% on Monday and proceeded to close lower Tuesday through Friday.
Here’s Nucor’s weekly chart:
Commodity weakness drug the entire energy sector down into the week’s end.
We’ll see if $NUE gets any love next week. It’s up 75% YTD.
▼ #8 N100 – Walgreens Boots Alliance was a weakling on the ST Top 25 N100 List. $WBA was the biggest loser on the list, wallowing 8%.
On Tuesday, Walgreens announced a collaboration with Uber to offer products directly on the Uber Eats platform to customers across the U.S. Everything from beauty care, medication, to household essentials can be delivered to customers.
Can Walgreens turn it around in Week 25?? Place your bets…
▼ #11 R2K – Tellurian told the story of the ST Top 25 R2K List this week. The oil and gas company toppled 18.2% from #8 to #11.
While the last two weeks have been a crapshoot for $TELL, a hint of good news occurred on Monday. It was announced that Tellurian will be added to the Russell Microcap Index effective June 28 after the market opens.
$TELL is still up 202% YTD.