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NVDA   137.18 (+0.03%)
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MU   54.46 (-0.98%)
CGC   3.41 (+0.00%)
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GE   73.19 (-0.53%)
DIS   111.75 (-0.83%)
AMC   8.43 (+0.48%)
PYPL   95.19 (+0.23%)
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Today's Breakout Stocks

A breakout stock is a company that is trading outside a defined support or resistance level with increased volume. This page lists stocks that are currently trading above or below their 50-day, 100-day, or 200-day moving averages. The results are sorted by the percentage difference between the stocks' current share price and its moving average. Learn more about breakout stocks.

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CompanyCurrent Price50-DayPercent Above
Moving Average
VolumeAverage VolumeIndicator(s)
Palatin Technologies, Inc. stock logo
Palatin Technologies
Akumin Inc. stock logo
$0.82+118.4%1,638129,907Gap Down
Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. stock logo
Minerva Neurosciences
$4.68+102.3%1,85715.63 million
Alaunos Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Alaunos Therapeutics
$1.72+98.4%42,4703.05 millionOptions Volume
Gap Up
Reviva Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. stock logo
Reviva Pharmaceuticals
$1.17+87.7%6,0493.80 millionNews Coverage
Gap Up
Forma Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. stock logo
Forma Therapeutics
$10.78+85.5%29,7492.73 million
IMARA Inc. stock logo
$1.19+80.4%259,06356,697News Coverage
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Kala Pharmaceuticals
$0.19+71.4%952.06 millionGap Down
Astria Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Astria Therapeutics
$5.65+70.1%405269,573News Coverage
YPF Sociedad Anónima stock logo
YPF Sociedad Anónima
$4.07+69.6%47,3952.97 million
Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. stock logo
Blue Apron
$4.28+62.8%58,79210.73 million
Global Internet of People, Inc. stock logo
Global Internet of People
$2.07+62.7%3.30 million51,122High Trading Volume
BioAtla, Inc. stock logo
$5.77+60.6%3302.30 million
G1 Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
G1 Therapeutics
$10.34+56.9%3,986628,912Positive News
Gap Up
Hill International, Inc. stock logo
Hill International
$2.15+56.8%5,8092.73 million
Micro Focus International plc stock logo
Micro Focus International
Ardelyx, Inc. stock logo
$0.83+53.0%110,4503.94 millionGap Up
AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. stock logo
AMC Entertainment
$5.51+53.0%91,89251.20 millionAnalyst Report
Miromatrix Medical
$2.98+51.2%113,60636,357High Trading Volume
Party City Holdco Inc. stock logo
Party City Holdco
$1.54+50.9%27,33210.92 millionAnalyst Upgrade
Quest Resource Holding Co. stock logo
Quest Resource
ChannelAdvisor Co. stock logo
$15.22+50.2%113,852518,886Analyst Downgrade
Options Volume
News Coverage
FlexShopper, Inc. stock logo
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Infinity Pharmaceuticals
$0.99+49.2%1,461974,739Gap Up
Spero Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Spero Therapeutics
$0.83+48.3%68,8654.20 millionNews Coverage
Gap Down
HyreCar Inc. stock logo
$0.85+47.7%16,1925.95 millionOptions Volume
Gap Down
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Aerie Pharmaceuticals
$10.29+47.5%27,7163.03 million
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals
$16.22+46.5%9,777949,799Analyst Report
Positive News
IVERIC bio, Inc. stock logo
$11.47+46.5%77,7128.45 millionAnalyst Report
News Coverage
Terns Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Terns Pharmaceuticals
$3.03+45.4%456806,765Gap Up
Relay Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Relay Therapeutics
$20.97+44.9%71,074967,629Gap Up
Volcon, Inc. stock logo
$1.99+44.8%6187.79 million
First Solar, Inc. stock logo
First Solar
$96.64+44.1%89,2582.71 millionAnalyst Upgrade
Gap Up
Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Actinium Pharmaceuticals
$5.68+43.1%4,692159,342Gap Up
RVL Pharmaceuticals plc stock logo
RVL Pharmaceuticals
Advanced Human Imaging Limited stock logo
Advanced Human Imaging
$0.67+42.6%2,0676.53 millionPositive News
Gap Down
Direct Digital Holdings, Inc. stock logo
Direct Digital
$2.27+42.6%60,5161.27 million
MiNK Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
MiNK Therapeutics
$1.81+42.6%47,3371.41 millionNegative News
Gap Down
Nutriband Inc. stock logo
$2.95+42.5%14,39719,547Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Galera Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Galera Therapeutics
Signify Health, Inc. stock logo
Signify Health
$20.55+41.9%180,7555.06 millionAnalyst Downgrade
Options Volume
News Coverage
Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. stock logo
Maxeon Solar Technologies
$16.43+41.8%9,889563,701Analyst Upgrade
Gap Up
Rubius Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Rubius Therapeutics
$0.79+41.6%87,9022.00 millionNews Coverage
Gap Up
Leap Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Leap Therapeutics
CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
CASI Pharmaceuticals
$3.08+40.9%127470,479Gap Up
OKYO Pharma Limited stock logo
OKYO Pharma
$2.21+40.4%44,36825,586Gap Down
Ventyx Biosciences, Inc. stock logo
Ventyx Biosciences
$17.42+39.8%3,016381,457Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
Omega Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Omega Therapeutics
Eargo, Inc. stock logo
$1.28+39.5%8,28916.91 million
Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. stock logo
Mammoth Energy Services
$3.31+39.2%16193,880Positive News
Breakout Stocks

Trading breakout stocks is a popular strategy among active investors. This is a form of range trading in which traders are looking for a stock or asset class (e.g. commodity, cryptocurrency, etc.) that suddenly breaks outside of a well-defined range. This is because after an asset has been in a defined range, a move in either direction usually comes with significant momentum, which provides the opportunity for outsized gains.  

To identify potential breakout stocks it’s important to understand the concepts of support and resistance. One way to tell that a stock is range-bound is that there will be a price that the stock does not drop below (I.e. a support level), and a price that the stock does not rise above (I.e. a resistance level).  

However, to identify the best breakout stocks traders are looking at the frequency at which the price touches its support and resistance levels. The stronger the confirmation of support and resistance, the higher the likelihood that a breakout will be meaningful.  

The role of moving averages in determining support and resistance 

moving average (MA) is an indicator used by investors, to get a clearer picture of a trend in price movement. The moving average calculates price movement over a given period. A moving average provides a way for traders to filter out random price fluctuations that are not consistent with a current trend. 

A moving average can also indicate where a stock has support or resistance. For example, when a stock cannot seem to cross above a moving average, the stock is said to be at a resistance point. Conversely, when a stock price fails to cross below the moving average it is seen as providing support for the stock price. In this case, the moving average will look like a floor that the stock price will not fall beneath. 

Examples of breakout stock patterns 

Cup and handle breakout stocks - One of the most common stock chart patterns that indicates a breakout is about to occur is the formation of a cup and handle pattern. A cup is formed when a price falls from a high point but then gradually retakes the high. Traders then look for a handle to form. This occurs as the price swings get smaller as the price begins to reach the previous high. This signals that the price movement is contracting. Therefore, traders often view a break above the trendline as a buying signal.  

Bollinger band breakout stocks Bollinger bands are a technical indicator that clarifies price movement. Bollinger bands move with the price and form an envelope (I.e. a band) around the price. Traders can place each band a specified number of standard deviations away from a specified baseline. The price will often stay within the bands. When the bands contract, it indicates steady price movement. Therefore, if the price breaks above the bands, it can be a buying signal, 

Protecting yourself on the downside  

Successful breakout stock traders protect themselves from downside risk by putting a stop-loss on their trades. A stop-loss (also called a stop order) is a trading mechanism that automatically issues a market order to buy or sell a stock once its price reaches a predetermined target.  

Why do stocks breakout of a range? 

There are many reasons why a stock will breakout of a range of support or resistance. A positive or negative earnings report is often a catalyst. This is not just because investors get a look at revenue and earnings, but because a strong earnings report in either direction is usually accompanied by analysts upgrading or downgrading the stock  

Another metric to look for, particularly in a market that looks overvalued, is a change in short interest. If a stock suddenly experiences a rise in short interest, it can mean that institutional investors are preparing to short the stock.  

Other reasons can be an unusual call or put option volume in comparison to the stock’s normal volume or heavy insider buying or selling. Understanding why a stock is breaking out can help investors to decide if the breakout is likely to have momentum.  

The risk of trading breakout stocks 

A significant risk of trading breakout stocks is misidentifying a pattern. In this case, traders can lose money because the security moves in the opposite direction of what was expected. This is to be expected. Using this strategy is a form of market timing, and that is always an imperfect science.  

However, the reason this strategy is so popular is that when breakout stocks are identified correctly, investors have the opportunity for outsized returns.  

A final word on breakout stocks 

The proliferation of trading software and charting tools that are available to the retail investor is exciting. But it can also lead to “analysis paralysis.” As with many things in life, when it comes to identifying breakout stocks, the KISS theory (I.e. Keep it Simple Stupid) is good to remember. Whether you use support and resistance level, simple moving averages, or more sophisticated indicators such as Bollinger bands or Fibonacci retracements, the idea is finding the signal that works best for you and acting on it.  

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