Frontken, Power Root, AT Systematization, Connectcounty, DGB Asia, GAB, Pharmaniaga, Ablegroup, Century Logistics, Degem, SLP Resources and Public Packages Holdings

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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): has highlighted 12 stocks with momentum at  afternoon market close today. Two of the stocks show positive momentum while 10 show negative momentum.

Stocks with positive momentum are:

Frontken Corp Bhd (fundamental: 1.8; valuation: 0.5) up 0.5 sen at 25 sen

Power Root Bhd (fundamental: 2.1; valuation: 1.5) down five sen at RM1.84

Stocks with negative momentum are:

AT Systematization Bhd (fundamental: 2.1; valuation: 0.3) up 0.5 sen at 13 sen

Connectcounty Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 0.95; valuation: 0) up 0.5 sen at 20.5 sen

DGB Asia Bhd (fundamental: 1.65; valuation: 0) up one sen at 14.5 sen

Guinness Anchor Bhd (fundamental: 1.7; valuation: 1.5) unchanged at RM14.90

Pharmaniaga Bhd (fundamental: 0.95; valuation: 1.7) up 14 sen at RM6.34

Ablegroup Bhd (fundamental: 0.8; valuation: 0.3) up one sen at 19.5 sen

Century Logistics Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 2.3; valuation: 2.4) up 2.5 sen at 84 sen

Degem Bhd (fundamental: 2.1; valuation: 2.4) up five sen at 95 sen

SLP Resources Bhd (fundamental: 2.4; valuation: 1.3 ) up seven sen at RM1.01

Public Packages Holdings Bhd (fundamental: 1.4; valuation: 2.1) up 1.5 sen at 83.5 sen

The list of stocks with momentum is generated using a proprietary mathematical algorithm highlighting stocks with a build-up in trading volume and price. The algorithm differentiates between stocks that exhibit positive (+ve) momentum and negative (-ve) momentum.

This list is not a buy or sell recommendation. It merely tells you which stocks are seeing higher than normal volume and price movements. The share price may move up or down from this point. But the “+ve” (suggesting a rising price trend on volume) and “-ve” (suggesting a falling price trend on volume) indicators should give readers a better idea of what the market is buying and when to sell.  Note also that momentum generally only persists for a short period of time.

However, each stock has an accompanying fundamental score and valuation score to help readers evaluate the attractiveness of the stocks, if they want to ride the momentum.

(Note: The Edge Research's fundamental score reflects a company’s profitability and balance sheet strength, calculated based on historical numbers. The valuation score determines if a stock is attractively valued or not, also based on historical numbers. A score of 3 suggests strong fundamentals and attractive valuations. Go for details on a company’s financial dashboard.)