Daily Top Gun Stock Pick: EGBN - 5/11/16

By DB Moenning

Every trading day, we search our database for a brand new Top Gun stock pick that, in our humble opinion, is poised to fly higher.

Our trading philosophy is based on the concept of "own the best and ignore the rest." Thus, we focus our attention solely on the Top Guns of the market -- the top ranked stocks in the strongest industry groups.

How Do We Find the"Top Guns?"

A question we are constantly asked is: How do we find these top gun stocks? Cutting straight to the chase; we follow a disciplined three-step process.

Step 1: Identify the Top Industry Groups
We first determine the market's leadership by identifying the top performing industry groups. From 100 Industry Groups, our proprietary ranking systems (which has been designed in conjunction with the nation's leading independent research firm) identify the top 20 groups based on Group Strength, Momentum and indicators that are specific to the industry being ranked.

Step 2: Isolate the Highest Ranked Companies
From more than 1500 stocks, the system identifies the top 5% in terms of earnings strength, earnings momentum, company performance, and relative strength.

Step 3: Select the Strongest Stocks in the Top Industry Groups
We then merge the two rankings and select the top ranked companies that are in the top Industry Groups. This keeps the portfolio concentrated in the best performing stocks in the leading sectors of the market.

And then every weekend, we rerun the Top Gun ratings and start all over again!

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*** Today's Top Gun Stock Pick ***

The Top Gun Stock Pick listed below has met all of our fundamental criteria and currently displays a solid technical "set up" for a trade. The stocks highlighted in our daily Stock Pick reports are definitely on our radar, and may even be in some of our portfolios (see disclosure for details).

Stock Symbol Industry Rating YTD % Gain Stop Loss
Eagle Bancorp Inc EGBN Regional Banks 9.5 +1.10% $48.71

Company Profile:

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company for EagleBank (the Bank). The Bank is the Company's principal operating subsidiary. The Bank is a chartered commercial bank, which operates over 20 banking offices in Montgomery County, Maryland; District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia. The Bank offers a range of commercial banking services to its business and professional clients, as well as consumer banking services to individuals living or working in the service area. The Bank also provides commercial banking services. The Bank's loan portfolio includes traditional business and real estate secured loans. The Bank offers a range of retail banking services, cash management, online banking, mobile banking and remote deposit services. The Company maintains a portfolio of short term investments and investment securities. The Bank's sources of funds are deposits, including demand deposits, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, money market accounts and savings accounts.

Stock Rating:
The Stock Rating indicates the combined score of our proprietary Earning Strength and Company Performance models. The rating scale is 0 - 10 with 10 being the highest.

At the time of publication the editor and affiliated companies own the following positions: None

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