Good evening, everyone. Welcome to the Stocktwits Top 25 Newsletter for Week 8 of 2022.
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 8:
ST Top 25 S&P 500
The ST Top 25 S&P 500 List avenged last week’s losses.
16/25 closed green.
Mosaic Co marched 10.07% and into the ninth spot as a freshman. It’s a winner below.
Discovery Inc and Las Vegas Sands both sank over 5% as the list’s weakest stocks.
Three new freshmen made the list. The companies are Mosaic Co, Chevron Corp, and Williams Companies Inc.
The Stocktwits Top 25 S&P 500 Momentum Meter increased 1.07% and the S&P 500 rose 0.81%. The 0.26% difference indicates that the overall index underperformed the top stocks by a little margin.
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The Big Cap Nasdaq 100
The ST Top 25 N100 List was overwhelmingly green in Week 8.
17 out of 25 stocks traded higher.
Palo Alto Networks popped off 18.16% and earned a spot on the list as a freshman. See more on this below.
Booking Holdings plunged 12.80% and lost its #1 ranking. $BKNG is a sinner below.
3 new names appeared on the list. The stocks include Palo Alto Networks, Fiserv, and Comcast Corp.
The ST Top 25 Nasdaq 100 Momentum Meter accelerated 1.69% while the full Nasdaq 100 rallied 1.28%. The 0.41% difference demonstrates that the best-performing equities continue to outperform the index overall.
Small-Cap Russell 2000
The ST Top 25 R2K List was the strongest once again.
19 of 25 stocks registered gains.
Karyopharm Therapeutics forfeited its top spot on the list to NexTier Oilfield Solutions. $KPTI is now ranked fourth.
Lantheus Holdings hopped 61.63% and into the fifth ranking on the list. $LNTH is featured as the Top Dawg below.
The ST Top 25 R2K Momentum Meter rampaged 8.11% and the Russell 2000 index gained 1.52%. The top stocks beat the index by 6.59%, showing that the index is losing steam as a whole.
ST Top 25 TOP DAWG OF THE WEEK 🐶
The ST Top 25 Top Dawg for Week 8, 2022 is #5 R2K – Lantheus Holdings.
Lantheus Holdings climbed up the rankings of the ST Top 25 R2K List into the fifth spot as a freshman. $LNTH was the strongest stock of the week, leaping 61.63% to all-time highs.
The medical-technology soared 39.12% on Thursday after demolishing fourth-quarter earnings and sales estimates. Revenue grew 37.6% YoY and the FDA approved Lantheus’ on-site manufacturing facility for DEFINITY.
EPS: $0.25 (vs. $0.17 expected) | Revenue: $129.6 million | Link to Report
Here’s the weekly chart:
$LNTH is up 61.41% YTD.
The Winners 📈
△ #10 N100 – Palo Alto Networks ascended 18.16% in Week 8 and entered the ST Top 25 R2K List as a freshman. $PANW is now ranked 10th.
The cybersecurity company kicked it into gear following its second-quarter earnings report. $PANW beat on the top and bottom line while raising its financial projections for the year. Revenue grew 30% YoY.
EPS: $1.74 (vs. $1.65 expected) | Revenue: $1.3 billion (vs. $1.28 billion expected) | Link to Report
Here’s the daily chart:
$PANW turned green and is now up 2.33% YTD.
△ #9 S&P 500 – Mosaic Co made quite the statement on the ST Top 25 S&P 500 List during the eighth week. The crop nutrient company took the ninth spot as a freshman.
Here’s the full report.
$MOS is now up 26.06% in 2022.
△ #3 R2K – Riley Exploration added onto its impressive 2022 campaign by expanding 24.07% and closing at eight-month highs. The freshman is ranked third on the ST Top 25 R2K List.
$REPX blasted out of the gates with an 18.04% gain on Tuesday and followed it up with gains of 12.5% on Wednesday and 6.58% on Friday.
Here’s the daily chart:
$REPX is now up 75.98% YTD.
The Sinners 📉
△ #23 N100- Booking Holdings had a week straight from hell. The travel company collapsed 12.0% in Week 8 and gave up its top spot on the ST Top 25 N100 List.
$BKNG dove 7.08% on Thursday despite reporting greater than anticipated earnings and sales. Gross travel bookings increased by 160% to $19 billion from the previous quarter.
Here is $BKNG’s daily chart:
$BKNG is now down 4.91% YTD. We’ll see if it remains on the list next week…
▼ #4 R2K – Karyopharm Therapeutics was last week’s biggest gainer, this week it’s the largest loser. The therapeutic company plummeted 27.05% and pulled away from 52-week highs.
Patricia Judson, M.D., was appointed as Senior Vice President of Medical Strategy and Stuart Poulton as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Portfolio Management. Good luck, team.
Here’s the daily chart:
$KPTI is still up 63.14% in 2022.
See Y’all Next Week 🤙