Chaikin Power Gauge Performance
Factor Reference

The Chaikin Power Gauge stock rating combines 20 fundamental & technical factors

Power Gauges

Marc Chaikin took his forty years of experience as a Wall Street insider and built the Chaikin Power Gauge—a sophisticated stock rating model that is a remarkably accurate indicator of where a stock is headed over the next 3 to 6 months.

Culled from over 200 factors, the Chaikin Power Gauge combines 20 of the most important factors, analyzed and distilled into a simple rating: green for bullish, red for bearish. Think of it as a GPS for stocks.

It is unbiased. It is is unemotional.

Financial Factors:

Long-Term Debt to Equity

Total long-term debt divided by total common equity, for the latest quarter.

Price to Book

The ratio of a stock’s current price divided by its book value per share, as of the latest quarter.

Return on Equity

Income available to common stockholders as a percentage of total common equity for the past 12 months.

Price to Sales

The ratio of a stock’s Market Cap plus long-term debt divided by sales, over the past 12 months.

Free Cash Flow

A stock’s net free cash flow relative to its Market Cap for the latest quarter.

Financial Factors:

Long-Term Debt to Equity

Total long-term debt divided by total common equity, for the latest quarter.

Price to Book

The ratio of a stock’s current price divided by its book value per share, as of the latest quarter.

Return on Equity

Income available to common stockholders as a percentage of total common equity for the past 12 months.

Price to Sales

The ratio of a stock’s Market Cap plus long-term debt divided by sales, over the past 12 months.

Free Cash Flow

A stock’s net free cash flow relative to its Market Cap for the latest quarter.

Earnings Factors:

Earnings Growth

The weighted average of the last 3 to 5 years growth in EPS.

Earnings Surprise

The weighted average of recent quarterly EPS surprises.

Earnings Trend

The EPS percentage change over the trailing 12 months.

Projected Price/ Earnings Ratio

The ratio of a stock’s current price divided by its earnings per share, as of the latest quarter.

Earnings Consistency

The consistency of EPS over recent and projected fiscal years.

Earnings Factors:

Earnings Growth

The weighted average of the last 3 to 5 years growth in EPS.

Earnings Surprise

The weighted average of recent quarterly EPS surprises.

Earnings Trend

The EPS percentage change over the trailing 12 months.

Projected Price/ Earnings Ratio

The ratio of a stock’s current price divided by its earnings per share, as of the latest quarter.

Earnings Consistency

The consistency of EPS over recent and projected fiscal years.

Technical Factors:

Relative Strength
vs Market

A stock’s six-month price performance versus the S&P500.

Chaikin Money Flow

CMF Is a proprietary technical indicator that calculates the buying pressure or selling pressure for a stock.

Price Strength

The ratio of a stock’s closing price to its 200-day exponential average (DEMA).

Price Trend ROC

The 42-day change in divergence from the stocks 200-day exponential average (DEMA).

Volume Trend

The ratio of a stock’s 30-day versus its 90-day average volume.

Technical Factors:

Relative Strength
vs Market

A stock’s six-month price performance versus the S&P500.

Chaikin Money Flow

CMF Is a proprietary technical indicator that calculates the buying pressure or selling pressure for a stock.

Price Strength

The ratio of a stock’s closing price to its 200-day exponential average (DEMA).

Price Trend ROC

The 42-day change in divergence from the stocks 200-day exponential average (DEMA).

Volume Trend

The ratio of a stock’s 30-day versus its 90-day average volume.

Expert Factors:

Analyst Estimate Trend

13-week change, mean analyst EPS estimate for the next fiscal year.

Short Interest

Percentage of a stock’s outstanding shares that investors have sold short but not yet covered or closed out.

Insider Activity

The net shares of a stock purchased by company insiders over the past six months.

Analyst Ratings

The four-week change in a stock’s average analyst rating.

Industry Relative Strength

The six-month performance of a stock’s industry versus the market.

Expert Factors:

Analyst Estimate Trend

13-week change, mean analyst EPS estimate for the next fiscal year.

Short Interest

Percentage of a stock’s outstanding shares that investors have sold short but not yet covered or closed out.

Insider Activity

The net shares of a stock purchased by company insiders over the past six months.

Analyst Ratings

The four-week change in a stock’s average analyst rating.

Industry Relative Strength

The six-month performance of a stock’s industry versus the market.