Below are charts with the bearish intensity scores for the most bearish stocks on Twitter for the week and month ending 9/24/13. Notice that Financials make the largest theme on a weekly basis.
Below are the intensity scores for the most active stocks on Twitter for the week and month ending 9/24/13.
Below are charts with the bearish intensity scores for the most bearish stocks on Twitter for the week and month ending 9/17/13.
The Twitter Top 10 Portfolio held steady this week as the market fell. The out performance was a result of rallies from Facebook (FB), 3D Systems (DDD), and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG). The bank stocks under performed, while the rest of the portfolio held fairly steady. The weakness in the bank stocks is a bit concerning for the overall market, but the fact that the high beta and momentum stocks are holding up or rising lends weight to the argument that this recent down turn isn’t the start of a longer term bearish trend. I’d expect to see the momentum stocks failing rather than breaking out to new 52 week highs if this down trend is likely to continue. By looking at a few charts it is likely that the banks could have a bit more weakness before rebounding. Citigroup (C) is on a Twitter sentiment consolidation warning, while Bank of America (BAC) appears to experiencing a soft consolidation that brings price and sentiment back to levels where it can
The stocks in the Twitter Top 10 portfolio are starting to show some momentum again. Over the last week as the market has made a short term bottom and risen just over 1%. At the same time the Twitter portfolio jumped almost 2%. Ford (F) and the bank stocks (WFC, BAC, C) are having the largest drag, while Facebook (FB) is showing the majority of the strength in the portfolio. Below is a performance chart and details for the stocks held this month. Note: Prices are from about 9:30 AM Pacific on 8/23/13. Start Date Symbol Shares Start Price Start Total End Price End Total % Gain / Loss 8/2/2013 $FB 313 38.05 11909.65 40.02 12526.26 5.18% $BAC 803 14.84 11916.52 14.52 11659.56 -2.16% $F 903 17.5 15802.50 16.42 14827.26 -6.17% $SBUX 172 74.23 12767.56 71.84 12356.48 -3.22% $DDD 251 47.42 11902.42 48.04 12058.04 1.31% $LNKD 50 235.58 11779.00 238.18 11909.00 1.10% $C 224 53 11872.00 49.82 11159.68 -6.00% $BIDU 85 139.7 11874.50 138.81 11798.85 -0.64% $WFC 267 44.49 11878.83
The Twitter Top 10 Portfolio is showing weakness this week along with the general market. It is down 3.79% on the month. It is still up 19.2% on the year. Below is a performance chart and details of the stocks held in the portfolio this month. Note: prices are from roughly 11:00 AM pacific on 8/16/13. Start Date Symbol Shares Start Price Start Total End Price End Total % Gain / Loss 8/2/2013 $FB 313 38.05 11909.65 37.31 11678.03 -1.94% $BAC 803 14.84 11916.52 14.35 11523.05 -3.30% $F 903 17.5 15802.50 16.27 14691.81 -7.03% $SBUX 172 74.23 12767.56 70.75 12169.00 -4.69% $DDD 251 47.42 11902.42 46.57 11689.07 -1.79% $LNKD 50 235.58 11779.00 227.56 11378.00 -3.40% $C 224 53 11872.00 50.39 11287.36 -4.92% $BIDU 85 139.7 11874.50 135.34 11503.90 -3.12% $WFC 267 44.49 11878.83 42.73 11408.91 -3.96% $CMG 28 412.09 11538.52 400.77 11221.56 -2.75% Cash 688.6 688.6 Totals 123930.10 119239.3 -3.79%
The Twitter Top 10 portfolio fell slightly along with the market this week. The S&P 500 index is down .86% while the Twitter portfolio is down 1.31% on the week. From the first Friday of the year the portfolio is up 22.3%. The bank stocks and Ford (F) are showing the most weakness, however, none of them are down more than 3%. This is in line with our expectation mentioned on Monday where we stated they were due for a pause based on the bank stocks showing negative divergences with Twitter sentiment. The rest of the stocks are basically trading sideways while the market decides on its next direction. Below is a year to date performance chart and the details for the stocks in the portfolio this month. Note: prices are from roughly 10:45 AM Pacific on 8/9/13. Start Date Symbol Shares Start Price Start Total End Price End Total % Gain / Loss 8/2/2013 $FB 313 38.05 11909.65 38.65 12097.45 1.58% $BAC 803 14.84 11916.52 14.48 11627.44 -2.43% $F
The Twitter Top 10 portfolio got back on track this week and recovered from its lagging performance. As the market approached new highs we saw the momentum return for several stocks in the portfolio. It is up 2.61% during July and 23.4% from the first Friday of the year. Note: I’ll update this post with actual prices sometime after the close today. UPDATE 8/3/13: On the close the portfolio was up 3.03% for the month and 23.9% on the year. New Stocks for August It’s the first Friday of the month which means we change the stocks in the portfolio to the most bullish stocks on the Twitter stream over the last month. Two stocks stayed in the portfolio from last month. Ford (F) and Starbucks (SBUX). Here is a list of the new stocks. Facebook (FB), Bank of America (BAC), 3D Systems (DDD), LinkedIn (LNKD), Citigroup (C), Baidu (BIDU), Wells Fargo (WFC), and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG). For those of you that don’t like some of the stocks in
Randgold Resources (GOLD) and silver (SLV) are back on the most bullish stocks on Twitter list (for the past week). For a sustained advance the precious metals will need to make it back to the monthly bullish list. Another interesting point is the bank stocks are floating back to the top of the list. Below are charts with the bullish intensity scores for the most bullish stocks on Twitter for the week ending 7/16/13.
Tesla Motors (TSLA) did what no other stock has been able to accomplish. Over the past week it had a higher volume and intensity of tweets than Apple (AAPL). From the time we’ve been tracking Twitter sentiment AAPL has always been the most active stock on Twitter (on a weekly and monthly basis) so this is quite an accomplishment…even if TSLA only beat AAPL by a few points. Below are charts with the intensity scores of the most active stocks on Twitter for the week and month ending 7/16/13. Here is a chart with the status of the 50 most active stocks.