Short-term stocks are the ones that are held for less than one year before trading. It means that the short-term stocks keep changing hands frequently and become a part of swing trading. They are held by investors or traders for a short period of time and are traded to make profits from frequent price changes or swings.
Short-term stocks are traded by investors looking at short-term gains. They are not suitable for long-term capital gains as their value may not rise, or even deteriorate, over a long period. Short-term stocks trade at the highs, have increased volumes, and are set up to breakout.
|AMAT||Applied Materials, Inc.||$105.53||78.71%||96.5B|
|BLDR||Builders FirstSource, Inc.||$40.36||52.42%||8.3B|
|BMCH||BMC Stock Holdings, Inc.||#N/A||#N/A||#N/A|
|BRT||BRT Apartments Corp.||$14.84||-18.01%||254.9M|
|CNS||Cohen & Steers, Inc.||$72.18||-1.68%||3.4B|
|IBP||Installed Building Products, Inc.||$105.57||38.23%||3.1B|
|KOD||Kodiak Sciences Inc.||$145.91||128.38%||7.4B|
|LPG||Dorian LPG Ltd.||$11.45||-16.18%||582.6M|
|MFV||MFS Special Value Trust||$5.88||-11.58%||42.4M|
|NAIL||Direxion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares||$60.19||-31.24%||1.0B|
|PPIH||Perma-Pipe International Holdings, Inc.||$6.20||-31.64%||50.6M|
|RETA||Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||$117.01||-40.38%||4.2B|
|SMIT||Schmitt Industries, Inc.||$5.03||42.90%||19.1M|
|TMHC||Taylor Morrison Home Corporation||$29.44||13.32%||3.8B|
|TPH||TRI Pointe Group, Inc.||$20.95||28.61%||2.7B|
|VNCE||Vince Holding Corp.||$8.85||-40.28%||104.4M|
|WD||Walker & Dunlop, Inc.||$87.09||31.89%||2.7B|
Factors to Consider Before Investing in Short-Term Stocks
The most important factor to consider before investing in short-term stocks is their high-rewards high-risk profile. Short-term stocks are very volatile and risky investments, which if not done after thorough analysis, can lead to huge losses.
Short-term stocks also come with the potential for quick profits as the traders and investors can generate good returns if they buy and sell at the right time. Timing is of essence while trading short-term stocks.
Also, traders must perform in-depth technical analysis to oversee and follow trends. Such an analysis includes the study of price movement, volume, delivery percentage, and other technical parameters.
Which Short-Term Stocks Should I Buy?
There is a vast majority of short-term stocks in the market. We have aggregated a list of the top short-term stocks to make your selection easier.
Ideally, best short-term stocks trade at a price above 20 SMA and 50 SMA, with the relative volume above 1. They trade at new 52-week highs and have monthly volatility of over 2%. It is critical to note that investors must only invest in short-term stocks if they are looking for short-term gains. These stocks may or may not be able to generate long-term returns.
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