Top Movers

Getting Started

The Top Movers tool helps you to identify the companies meeting varying pre-defined performance criteria, such as highest dividend yield, top price risers and companies with the highest amount of director share buying. The companies meeting the criteria are displayed in a Performance Table that can then be manipulated for further analysis.

Click on the guide to the right to watch a video walkthrough.

Benefits of this tool

  1. Wide range of screener to choose from.
  2. Results shown on a Performance Table.
  3. Difficult screens already pre-defined by our Digital Look experts.
  4. Options to look at results over certain time periods.

How To Use

The initial page of the Top Movers tool shows a set of tabs with company selection criteria, grouped into various categories.

On each page is a list of screens which meet a set of pre-defined criteria. To see the companies that fit these criteria click on the link.

You will then be taken to a page where the companies are listed on a Performance Table.

The Performance Table can then be used to analyse the selected companies in more detail.

Select a data view to see various sets of information for the companies.

You can also click on any column header to sort the results by that column. See the Performance Tables help guide for more information.

Note: The Broker Rec figures relate to the average figure attained from all the broker ratings. A strong buy is equal to 10. A buy is equal to 7.5. A sell is equal to 5. A strong sell is equal to 0.

Selection Criteria

The Top Movers tool provides a range of selection criteria that can be used to find companies of interest. The selection criteria are grouped into a number of categories – Financials, Price, Company Deals, RiskGrades, Company Size, Volume, Sectors and Miscellaneous.

Key Fields

Price Movement – You can find out what companies have risen or fallen the most over the day, week or month.

Valuation Ratios – This focuses on four of the most popular ratios. P/E, PEG, Price to Book, and Price to Sales.

Income Ratios – These screens are good for investors that are more interested in the Dividends that are being paid out.

Risk – You can find out what companies have the highest and lowest Beta.

Growth Ratios – By using the EPS growth you can find companies that have grown in the past and are expected to grow in the future.

Management Effectiveness – This focuses on how well the company is using their revenue by using Operating Margin and ROCE.

Broker Recommendations – By purely focusing on what the Brokers are saying you can find out what are for Buying, Selling or Holding.

Share Performance

Price Movements – This goes into more detail then the Price Movement in the Key Field section. You are also able to find out what Index and Sector has risen or fallen the most as well as what companies are hitting their 52 week highs or lows.

Risk – This section looks at RiskGrade as well as Beta.

Spread – This looks at the difference between a companies bid and offer value (in other words the spread!!).

Trades – This screen will show you the companies that have had the biggest volume of trades for today.


Growth Ratios – This section goes into more detail and uses Pre-Tax profit growth, Dividend growth and Turnover growth as well as the EPS Growth which you will find in the Key Field section.

Valuation Ratios – By using P/E, PEG, Price to Book and Price to Sales ratios, you are able to find companies that are undervalued in the Market.

Income Ratios – This purely focuses on Dividends.

Management Effectiveness – You can find companies with the highest Operating Margin and ROCE.

Director Deals

Director Deals – These screens look at what Directors are buying, selling and which companies have the largest deals over the day, week, 6 months or year.

Technical Analysis

Chart Shapes - By using popular chart shapes these screens can tell you what companies are following the charts trends.

  • U Shaped Charts – Companies whose share price is recovering from a low in the last 6 months.
  • Constant Risers – Companies whose share price has risen steadily over the last year.
  • Constant Fallers – Companies whose share price has fallen steadily over the last year.
  • Gap Up – A candlestick chart from when yesterday’s lowest price is higher than the previous day’s highest price.
  • Gap Down – A candlestick chart forms when yesterday’s highest price is lower than the previous day’s lowest price.
  • Hanging Man (Hammer) – A candlestick chart formed when yesterday’s open and close prices are very close, and the low price is significantly lower.

Buy and Sell Signals - This uses the 5 most commonly used charting to find buy and sell signals.

Video Guide

Find out how to use the Top Movers tool with our short video guide.

Top Movers Guide

Note: These are available for all tools.

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