BGU - PCLN, SNTS 7/8/13

Published : July 8 2013 at 17:20 ET

PCLN had a buyable gap up on an analyst upgrade. Such gap ups tend to be weaker because analyst upgrades/downgrades are often unreliable as our studies have shown. PCLN nevertheless has consistent earnings and sales, industry group rank 26, and thus the company continues to show leadership characteristics.

SNTS barely qualified for a buyable gap, breaking out to new highs. Earnings and sales acceleration have been spectacular with industry group rank 31.

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