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Step 1: Identify the Top Sectors and Industry Groups
We first determine the market’s leadership by identifying the top performing sectors and industry groups. From 10 sectors and more than 100 Industry Groups, our proprietary ranking systems (which has been designed in conjunction with the nation’s leading independent research firm) identifies the top 5 sectors and the top 20 groups based on momentum, industry strength, and indicators that are specific to the industry being ranked.

Step 2: Isolate the Highest Rated Companies
From more than 2400 stocks, the system identifies the top 5% in terms of earnings strength, earnings momentum, company performance, and relative strength.

Step 3: Select the Strongest Stocks in the Top Industry Groups
We then merge the two rankings and select the top ranked companies that are in the top Industry Groups. This keeps us focused on the best performing stocks in the leading sectors of the market.

And then every weekend, we rerun the ratings and start all over again!


The Chart of the Day

The chart listed below has met all of our fundamental criteria and currently displays a solid technical “set up” for a buy. The stocks highlighted in our daily chart reports are definitely on our radar, and may even be in some of our portfolios (see disclosure for details). Just to be clear, we are by no means recommending you buy this stock. However, we believe it is important to identify positive technical set-ups when looking for stocks, thus we consider this report a valuable tool for stock-pickers.





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Diamond Resorts International Inc


Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines




Company Profile:

Diamond Resorts International, Inc. is engaged in the hospitality and vacation ownership industry, with an ownership base of more than 490,000 owner-families, or members, and a network of 296 vacation destinations located in 32 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. The Company’s resort network includes 79 Diamond Resorts properties with over 9,000 units that it manages and 213 affiliated resorts and hotels and four cruise itineraries, which it do not manage and do not carry the Company’s brand, but are a part of its network and are available for its members to use as vacation destinations. The Company offers a vacation ownership program whereby members acquire vacation ownership interests ( VOIs), in the form of points. The Company operates in two segments: hospitality and management services and sales and financing of VOIs.

Stock Rating:
The Stock Rating indicates the combined score of our proprietary Earning Strength and Company Performance models. The rating scale is 0 – 10 with 10 being the highest.

At the time of publication the editor and affiliated companies own the following positions: None

Note: Positions may be bought or sold while this publication is in circulation without notice.

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