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Stocktwits Top 25 – Week 39📈

Good evening, everyone. Welcome to the Stocktwits Top 25 Newsletter for Week 39 in 2021.

The Stocktwits Top 25 reports the 25 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100, and Russell 2000 year to date (YTD), and tracks their performances over time. 

Here are your Stocktwits Top 25 Lists for Week 39:


ST Top 25 S&P 500

The ST Top 25 S&P 500 treaded water in Week 39.

15 of 25 names traded positive.

Moderna bogged down the list this week, falling 20.7%. $MRNA is still the top-ranked name.

CF Industries Holdings was the greenest name on the list. $CF flew 11.5% and claimed the #25 ranking… 

$MOS, $F, $CZR, $CBRE, $FITB, and $CF are the list’s Freshmen.

The Stocktwits Top 25 S&P 500 Momentum Meter moved up 0.93% while the S&P 500 worsened by 2.21%. The 3.14% differential in favor of the top stocks shows the full index couldn’t pull it together.


The Big Cap Nasdaq 100

The ST Top 25 N100 List split wide open this week.

22 names closed red. 

Paychex was the ST Top 25 N100 List’s standout player this week, thanks to a killer earnings report. Check out $PAYX on the Winners list below.

Moderna collapsed 20.7% but still holds a healthy 159% lead ahead of Atlassian Corp.

Paychex, NXP Semiconductors, Costco Wholesale, and Marriott International are the list’s Freshmen.

The ST Top 25 Nasdaq 100 Momentum Meter dove 5.73% while the full Nasdaq 100 slumped 3.51%. The 2.22% difference shows that the full-index held the relative strength this week.


Small-Cap Russell 2000

The ST Top 25 R2K List sorted itself out and registered a hearty gain.

13/25 stocks finished positive. 

$AMTX erupted 34% as the top-performing stock. Aemetis Inc is the Top Dawg below.

$BTU bounced onto the Winners list after being on the Sinners list last week. The stock surged 34% and moved up a ranking.

The list’s Freshmen are $CEIX, $CPE, and $AR.

The ST Top 25 R2K Momentum Meter rose 4.72% while the Russell 2000 index decreased 0.29%. The 5.01% differential in favor of the top stocks indicates leadership is in the top stocks.



The ST Top 25 Top Dawg for Week 39, 2021 is #3 R2K – Aemetis Inc. 

Aemetis ascended 34% in Week 39 and was the ST Top 25 R2K List’s biggest winner. The renewable fuels company improved one ranking on the list from #4 to #3.

$AMTX soared 15.7% on Monday and found more gas in the tank on Thursday after announcing an agreement with Delta Air Lines for 250 million gallons of mixed fuel, including sustainable aviation fuel, to be distributed over 10 years. The arrangement is projected to be worth more than $1 billion in total, including tax credits and other benefits.

Here’s the weekly chart:

$AMTX is up 691% YTD.


The Winners 📈

△ #25 S&P 500 – CF Industries Holdings hopped onto the ST Top 25 S&P 500 List as a Freshman in Week 39. $CF climbed 11.5% and took the #25 spot.

$CF traded flat to begin the week, before exploding 9.5% higher on Friday. 

The world’s largest producer of ammonia closed at all-time highs on Friday, exceeding prior highs set in July 2015.

Here’s the weekly chart:

$CF is up 58% YTD.

△ #19 N100 – Paychex was prowling this week. The payroll services company gained 4.7% and appeared on the ST Top 25 N100 List as a Freshman.

$PAYX expanded 4.3% on Thursday after reporting better than expected earnings and sales.

Here are the stats:

EPS: $0.89 vs $0.81 est
REV: $1.08B, +16% YoY

Here’s the daily chart:

$PAYX is up 23.6% YTD.

△ #4 R2K – Peabody Energy Corp made a comeback after getting smoked in Week 37 and 38. The energy company ascended from #5 to #4 on the ST Top 25 R2K List.

$BTU bloomed 8.8% on Monday after it announced that the company ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with union workers at Shoal Creek, a critical mine. 

Marc Hathhorn, President of Peabody’s Australian operations said:

“Peabody is pleased to have reached an agreement with our Shoal Creek mine employees that we believe is beneficial for all stakeholders, allowing the mine to operate safely and efficiently.”

$BTU is back up to 549.4% YTD.


The Sinners 📉

▼ #1 N100 – Moderna Inc sank 20.7% in Week 39 but still held its top ranking on the ST Top 25 N100 List.

$MRNA’s armor began to crack as the biotech closed negative four days this week. 

Can Moderna shake this off or is there more downside to come? Place your bets…

Here’s the daily chart:

$MRNA is still up 226.5% YTD. 

▼ #21 R2K – Dynavax Technologies tumbled 15% on the ST Top 25 R2K List, the most of any name. $DVAX descended from #9 to #21 in the rankings…

$DVAX remained quiet Monday through Thursday until it plummeted 12.35% on Friday for no apparent reason. 

Here is the weekly chart, surrendering a majority of Week 38’s profits.

$DVAX is up 278% YTD.

See Y’all Next Week 🤙