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Wingstop: One Chart Explains the Massive Gains in 2023

By:
Lucas Downey

Wingstop (WING) shares have surged 75% in 2023, stunning the crowd. When you study the money flow picture, it’s obvious why.

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Wingstop Shares Attract Big Money Inflows

Want an edge in trading? Follow the Big Money.

What’s Big Money? Said simply, it’s when a stock rises due to institutional demand. Top stocks tend to attract savvy investors.

You see, fund managers are always looking to bet on the next outperforming stocks…the best in class. They spend countless hours sizing up companies, reading reports, speaking to analysts…you name it. When they find a company firing on all cylinders, they pounce in a big way.

The 1-month action tells the story. Each green bar signals unusual increasing volumes in WING shares, pushing the stock higher. We believe this to be institutional demand:

Source: www.mapsignals.com

Few stocks have charts this strong. Recent green bars suggest healthy demand. But, what about the fundamental story?

Wingstop Fundamental Analysis

Next, I want to make sure the fundamental story is healthy too. As you can see, WING has had positive sales & earnings growth in recent years:

  • 3-year sales growth rate (+21.6%)
  • 3-year EPS growth rate (+39.6%)

Source: FactSet

Marrying great fundamentals with our proprietary Big Money software has found some big winning stocks over the long-term.

Check this out. Wingstop has been a top-rated stock at MAPsignals. That means the stock has had buy pressure and growing fundamentals. We have a ranking process that showcases stocks like this on a weekly basis.

It’s made the rare Top 20 report many times. The blue bars below shows when WING was a top pick:

Source: www.mapsignals.com

Tracking unusual volumes reveals the power of the MAPsignals process.

Don’t fight the Big Money!

Wingstop Price Prediction

The WING rally has been in place all year. Big Money buying in the shares is signaling to take notice. Given the historical gains in share price and strong fundamentals, this stock could be worth a spot in a diversified portfolio.

Disclosure: the author holds a long position in WING at the time of publication.

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About the Author

Lucas Downeycontributor

Lucas is a well-versed equity investor and educator. He currently is co-founder of research and analytics firm, MAPsignals.com, which focuses on finding outlier stocks by following the Big Money.

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