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PLAY > New Plays Sunday, April 22, 2001
New Split Plays   New Candidate Plays   New Momentum Plays
(We update our stop losses daily at the CURRENT PLAYS page.)

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New Momentum Plays

GTK - GTECH Holdings Corp $29.79 (+0.57)

Although there are very few players that win the lottery, the ones that always win in this game of chance are those companies that supply the machinery to run these highly regulated sweepstakes. In addition, more and more states are now jumping on board the lucrative gravy train of starting and running a state lottery. GTECH has been enjoying this trend by providing the necessary equipment for governments in the U.S. and around the world to set up their own "numbers" games. GTK has been in a steady up trend despite posting earnings on April 6th that showed a decrease in profits of 6 pennies to $0.79 from the same quarter a year ago. That said, analysts believe that GTK will increase their profits for the whole year by 33%. Ever since November, GTK has been moving steadily higher and has been finding excellent support along its 40-DMA, which is now located at $27.56. Three of our favorite technical indicators, the MACD, Money Flow and OBV are all steadily rising and point towards a continuation of the positive momentum. GTK may prove to be an excellent buy if it can establish a new high above $29.95 on Monday with first hour trading volume exceeding 50,000 shares. If GTK gaps up to $32.00 or higher on the open, traders may want to wait for a little pullback to around $29.50 before initiating positions.

Picked on April 22nd @ $29.79
Change since picked +0.00
Stop Loss $26.75
Interactive Chart Quote News First Call on GTK

HSIC - Henry Schein, Inc. $38.00 (+2.79)

Henry Schein, Inc. provides a wide range of healthcare products and services to dental laboratories, physician practices, veterinary clinics, and healthcare institutions in North America, Australia, and Europe. HSIC is coming out of a large cup and handle formation that started back in July of 1999. More recently, the stock took out major resistance at $36 on March 29th after consolidating in the $28-$34 range for three months (the handle). The stock quickly pulled back to the 100-dma only to bounce back to a new 52-week high of $38.40 on Friday. We believe that the stock may be ready to possibly breakout to new highs as we approach the earnings release in early May. Going forward, HSIC has support at the 5-dma, currently at $37, with additional support at $36.36, the 10-dma. There is resistance at Friday's intra-day high of $38.40 and then the 1/22/99 intra-day low of $40. Traders may consider entry points on a bounce off of $37 or a move above $38.40 on volume of at least 250,000 shares by noon. We plan to set stops at $35 to limit potential losses.

Picked on April 22nd @ $38.00
Change since picked +0.00
Stop Loss @ $35.00
Interactive Chart Quote News First Call on HSIC

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