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Ride the Leaders But Don’t Shun the Laggards

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 8, 2020

“Big Mo” is back in style for stocks. The result is investors continue to crowd into this year’s biggest winners while shunning underperformers, even as big blue chip averages like the S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 set one new high after another.

In our coverage universe, momentum has been very strong since last month’s election for anything to do with renewable energy. And the result is several favorites are now ripe for taking partial profits, despite strongly bullish long-term outlooks.

Conversely, a number of high quality Portfolio laggards are still practically screaming to be bought. That includes all but one of this month’s featured stocks listed here:

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