For the eight weeks ended April 15, chipset supplier Qualcomm was the favorite stock added to investment club portfolios among equities with a buy-to-sell ratio of at least 2:1, according to myICLUB data. Clubs are adding the stock to participate in the increasing adoption of smartphones and tablets, with Qualcomm offering solid historical growth and a price-earnings ratio of below 20.
Qualcomm was the subject of a February online stock study available to BetterInvesting members conducted by BetterInvesting’s Suzi Artzberger. Members and nonmembers alike can explore the quality and valuation of three other companies on the list — Coach, Bio-Reference Labs and Costco — by using the free trial version of the Online Stock Selection Guide.
Here are the top 10 stocks with a ratio of buys to sells that’s at least 2:1:
- Qualcomm (QCOM) (77 buys, 10 sells)
- Coach (COH) (57 buys, 17 sells)
- Bio-Reference Labs (BRLI) (52 buys, 7 sells)
- Aflac (AFL) (40 buys, 13 sells)
- 3D Systems (DDD) (39 buys, 10 sells)
- Starbucks (SBUX) (33 buys, 16 sells)
- National Oil Varco (NOV) (44 buys, 3 sells)
- Disney (DIS) (29 buys, 12 sells)
- Costco (COST) (28 buys, 9 sells)
- AT&T (T) (28 buys, 8 sells)