KEYCORP $KEY to be added to @TradeIdeas HOLLY Hot List

February 28, 2018

For the second time in a week, we’ll be adding a bank stock to the HOLLY Hot List portfolio. The banking sector was a leading sector before February started and has rebounded nicely since the brief volatility scare during the first week of February. Joining Fifth Third Bank, KEY has caught HOLLY’s attention.

KEYCORP has a $22 Billion market cap and trades an average of 10 million shares per day. Plenty of room in this sandbox for all players. And with shares seemingly leaning against the 50 day moving average for support, I think this stock resumes it’s upside march as long as the general market cooperates. And more aggressive swing traders have a pretty well defined level around $20 to place stop loss orders.

We’ll be adding this stock to the portfolio at the opening print tomorrow — Thursday, March 1, 2018.

HOLLY Hot List Portfolio Update

We got stopped out of LOW this morning, thanks to a disappointing response to their latest earnings report. Bummer, as we were once sporting 21% open gains in this position. So there was plenty of opportunity for nimble players to make some money here. But if you held with us all the way to the bitter end, you ended up with a 3% loss. 

Prices up-to-date as of February 28, 2018

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~ Sean McLaughlin (@chicagosean)

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