19 June 2012 ~ 41 Comments

Good Stocks Now – Updated 08/11/2019

5-Star and 4-Star Stocks- List Updated   August 11, 2019

There are thousands of stocks. It is not humanly possible to study astro-charts of all of them to find the best few. I have therefore studied about 500 stocks, which are either the leading stocks of present time or recently IPO’d and show good promise in near future.
If a stock-chart is good in every respect such as running a good period, having good planetary strength, etc., I call it a 5-star stock. If it is slightly weak in one respect or other, I call it a 4-star stock. I do not consider any stock-chart, which is less than 4-star chart. Here is my present list of 5- and 4-star charts. New additions are highlighted in BLUE.

Growth Stocks:

Among the well-established companies, the good growth stocks are:

5-star: Apple Co  (AAPL),  Amzon (AMZN), Priceline (PCLN), Monster Beverages (MNST), Starbux (SBUX), Netease (NTES), F-Five (FFIV), Home Depot (HD), Berkshire (BRKB), Boeing (BA), IBM (IBM), Caterpillar (CAT), United Technology (UTX), Minnesota Mining (MMM), Texas Instr (TXN), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Panera (PNRA), JPMorgan (JPM), T-Row Price (TROW), Alexion (ALXN), Regeneron Pharma (REGN), Amgen (AMGN), Edward Life Sciences (EW), United Healthcare (UNH), Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) etc.

4-star: Chipotle (CMG), Baidu (BIDU),  Autozone (AZO), Lululemon (LULU), Biogen (BIIB), Netsuite (N),  Qualcomm (QCOM), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Buffalo Wild (BWLD), Ross Stores (ROST), Spirit Aerospace (SPR), Dollar General (DG), Celgene (CELG), Gilead Pharma (GILD), etc.

Among the relatively new companies, the good stocks are:

5-star: Netflix (NFLX), Beacon Roofing (BECN), Palo Alto Network (PANW), Tesla Motors (TSLA), Facebook (FB), Trip Advisor (TRIP), Arista Network (ANET), JD.COM (JD), Alibaba (BABA), Restoration Hardware (RH), Fitbit (FIT), Paypal (PYPL), Paycom Software (PAYC), BOFI Holdings (BOFI), Delta Airlines (DAL), Nvidia Corp (NVDA), Silicon Motion (SIMO), Core Mark Holdongs (CORE),  Minerva Neurosciences (NERV), Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD), Ulta Cosmetics (ULTA), Exelixis Corp (EXEL), STMicroelectronics (STM), Bluebird Bio (BLUE),  Oclaro Inc (OCLR), Salesforce (CRM),  Square (SQ), WIX.com Ltd (WIX), New Oriental Edu (EDU), Roku Inc (ROKU), 58.com (WUBA), Abiomed Inc, (ABMD), Knight-Swift (KNX), Etsy Inc (ETSY), Lyft Corp (LYFT), Tradedeask (TTD), Paycom Software (PAYC), etc.

4-star: Visa (V), Dunkan Brands (DNKN), Gen Motors (GM), Sensata (ST), VMWare (VMW), Fire-eye (FEYE), Arris Group (ARRS), Molina health care (MOH),  American Airlines (AAL), Bojangles (BOJA), Zoes Kitchen (ZOES), Gopro (GPRO), Luxoft Holdings (LXFT), Service Now (NOW),  Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO), Biotelemetry (BEAT), Wellcare Health Plan (WCG), Twitter (TWTR), Align Technology (ALGN), RCI Hospitality (RICK), Solar Edge (SEDG), Planet Fitness (PLNT), Grubhub (GRUB), Wingstop Restaurants (WING), CME group (CME), Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Tandem Diabetes (TNDM), Sopify (SHOP), Neucrine Bioscience (NBIX), Okta Incp (OKTA), Beyond Meat (BYND),  etc.

Growth & Income:

5-Star: Philip Morris International (PM), Wal Mart (WMT), Nike (NKE), Ely Lilly (LLY), Merk (MRK), Cognizant (CTSH), Kohlbert Kravis (KKR), Blackstone Group (BX),  Abbvie Inc (ABBV), Seaspan Corp (SSW),

If you want one stock for the next 15 years, and don’t want to worry about market’s ups and downs, and still want to beat CD’s, bonds, and majority of stocks, it could only be Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB). Of course one should be willing to accept volatility, and hold this stock through thick and thin. Earlier I have mentioned that such a stock would be Phillip Morris (PM). I have replaced this name with BRKB, because Philip Morris promotes smoking through its products, which have proven to cause serious health problems for the humanity.

Income Stocks:

5-star: American Capital Agency (AGNC), Reality Income (O), Chimera (CIM), Starwood Properties (STWD), Federal Reality Trust (FRT), Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT), Stag Industrials (STAG), Digital reality (DLR), Extra space (EXR), Independent Reality Trust (IRT), Medley Capital Corp (MCC), Suncoke Energy Partners (SXCP), Summit Hotel Prop (INN), Ladder Capital Corp (LADR), PennyMac Mortgage (PMT), Blackrock Capital (BKCC), etc.

4-star: CYS Investments (CYS), Calumet (CLMT), Annaly (NLY), TICC Co (TICC), North Tier Energy (NTI), Sunoco LP (SUN), Newtec Business Serv (NEWT), B&G Foods (BGS), Gladstone Capital (GLAD), Ares Capital (ARCC), etc. 

I will be continuously adding more good stocks as I study more and more charts. Once again, I would stress that you should consider other factors such as technical and fundamental analysis and your own temperament in addition to astrology while investing. The reason being that the effect of market and sector can override the planetary period pattern in the short term.


41 Responses to “Good Stocks Now – Updated 08/11/2019”

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  2. Eden Fantasys 1 April 2019 at 4:51 am Permalink

    If a trader decides to work with both charts, Meridian suggests that he shall focus on the shared areas. For example, IBM was incorporated when the Sun was in Aquarius, and it also started trading its shares when the Sun was under the same sign. Therefore, transits to IBM’s Sun (and to the sign of Aquarius in general) will be more powerful than usual. For example, as illustrated in Example 4 in the third edition, when Saturn entered Aquarius in 1991 and stayed there until 1994, the share price of IBM resulted in a slump.

    • Raj 8 April 2019 at 12:58 am Permalink


      I have tested this model, but could not accept it, as it as failed in many cases.

      Thanks anyway

      Raj Chadha

  3. Andrew 2 September 2018 at 1:51 pm Permalink

    How do you see DATA?

    • Raj 2 September 2018 at 7:05 pm Permalink


      In my opinion DATA is doing good because Jupiter is transiting over natal Saturn. If market continues to do good, 2019 may even be better for DATA.

      Good luck


  4. Beverly 5 March 2018 at 4:37 am Permalink

    Hi Raj,

    Found your website recently, thanks for the valuable information you provided here. I wonder if you have a long term forecasting, like 2007 top and 2009 bottom. I know the basic knowledge of astrology (Western), due to Saturn square Uranus in 2020, Seems stock will be at trough that year. What is your advice?
    Btw, my son will graduate from UCSD this month.



    • Raj 5 March 2018 at 9:20 pm Permalink


      Thank you for visiting my site and commenting.
      As per my methods the period between June 2019 and May 2020, my be erratic. Let us see how things take shape.
      Congratulations for your son. I taught chemistry there during 1988 to 1991.

      Raj Chadha

  5. Tapan Vahia 29 June 2017 at 4:21 pm Permalink

    Hi Raj,

    Do you foresee any Minor OR major upheaval in stock market in near future. Is it risky to indulge in it in current state of affairs?

    Tapan Vahia

    • Raj 3 July 2017 at 12:49 am Permalink


      I expect the first week of August to be difficult. Other than that I think the market may continue to move sideways or slightly higher.

      Good luck

      Raj Chadha

  6. Rajkmar Notani 30 August 2015 at 8:43 pm Permalink

    I am small investor resident in India.Thank you very much for extensive coverage on stocks research I m trying your principles for Indian stocks Are there Any hints for Indian stocks at present I would be very eager to know from you.

    • Raj 30 August 2015 at 9:26 pm Permalink

      Mr. Notani:

      My method should work for all stocks. I have no information about Indian stocks. I am an NRI for the last 38 years.


      Raj Chadha

  7. Amy 24 November 2014 at 1:54 am Permalink

    Hi Raj

    Thank you for your good work.

    Can you help me check the astrology of Ncr and Armh

    Thank you very much

    Best wishes.


    • Raj 30 November 2014 at 11:36 pm Permalink


      I do not have a chart for NCR. ARMH is a British company. It started trading in USA on 4/17/1998.It is possible that it was trading in London before. I therefore would not do any analysis on ARMH.



      • Amy 1 December 2014 at 9:07 am Permalink

        Dear Raj

        Thank you and best wishes to you and family


  8. Elle 30 September 2014 at 4:44 pm Permalink

    Greetings, Dr. Raj
    Just wanted to let you know that I appreciate very much all that you do. I recommended your site to a friend who is learning astrology as he finds financial astrology fascinating as well. Thank you for the new stock picks.

    • Raj 5 October 2014 at 10:25 pm Permalink

      Thanks Elle, I appreciate that.


  9. George Cohen 16 September 2014 at 6:51 am Permalink

    I enjoy your philosophy & goals & your attempt to educate.

    I would love some comments on ETF’s , as I only invest in a few stocks.

    I don’t suppose you could comment on broad ETF indexes?, or asset classes?
    So many of us have become weary of individual stock investing.
    I’m sure you know that.

    Thank you.

    George Cohen–Berkeley, CA

    • Raj 16 September 2014 at 4:01 pm Permalink


      Thanks for the nice comments. If you invests in ETF’s only, you can use the direction of the general market to make your decisions.

      Good luck


  10. Elle 21 May 2014 at 6:11 pm Permalink

    Hello, Dr. Raj.
    Will you be listing stocks with a strong Jupiter?
    Also wondering if you have ever looked at DAL.
    Thank You very much.

    • Raj 26 May 2014 at 3:08 pm Permalink


      I was thinking of doing it. Your e-mail inspired me to do it quickly. You can see that I have included a list of stocks on the front page now.

      DAL appears to be a good stock, maybe 4* stock.



      • Elle 26 May 2014 at 5:14 pm Permalink

        Thank you very much, sir.

  11. Elle 16 May 2014 at 6:16 pm Permalink

    Dear Dr. Chadha,
    Just wanted to let you know that I am an avid follower of your posts 🙂
    Greetings and thank you again for sharing your knowledge.

    • Raj 18 May 2014 at 6:54 pm Permalink


      Thanks for the encouraging remarks.


  12. Govind 23 April 2014 at 3:07 pm Permalink

    Hope you are doing fine
    I have small qty. of PLUG what is the exit point on this? Should I hold for long term or exit?

    • Raj 24 April 2014 at 1:18 am Permalink


      I cannot tell you when to sell or buy a stock. I can only say that I am holding a few shares of this company (zero cost basis) for long run.



      • Govind 24 April 2014 at 11:35 am Permalink

        thanks for your comments

  13. Venkat 4 April 2014 at 4:56 am Permalink

    Dear Dr Raj

    Sorry, I meant Icel cellular dynamics international. July 25,2013 Madison, wi
    I am holding plug, when is good time exit?
    Thank you

    • Raj 7 April 2014 at 12:02 am Permalink


      ICEL appears to be an ordinary stock.
      I cannot give you any opinion on buying or selling your stock. You have to decide about that yourself.


  14. Venkat 3 April 2014 at 7:23 pm Permalink

    Dear Dr Chadha
    Great work and thank you for sharing your work. I ran into ICEl July 25 2013 , Madison, wi
    Plug 10/29/1999 Latham, ny. What are your thoughts on these stocks

    Thank you

    • Raj 4 April 2014 at 1:18 am Permalink


      Thanks for nice comments. If ICEl is Intercontinental exchange, it has very good astro-chart. PLUG is acting very nicely because it is going through a nice transit.
      I bought it a few months ago. It may be late to enter now. Be careful.


  15. Elle 17 March 2014 at 3:54 pm Permalink

    thank you 🙂

  16. Elle 13 March 2014 at 12:03 pm Permalink

    Greetings, Dr. Chadha.
    Is there a reason why NLY is not included in your 10 picks for 2014, a year that is forecasted to favor real estate stocks? Thank you.
    P.S. Your daily and weekly forecasts are right on!

    • Raj 16 March 2014 at 8:46 pm Permalink


      Astrologically AGNC has a better chart than NLY. I therefore always favored AGNC.



  17. Elle 3 March 2014 at 5:02 pm Permalink

    And thank you for so generously sharing your knowledge.
    I see that you predict a depressed commodity sector for the first quarter of 2014 but what do you think of PBR, BTU, and CIG? Do they have the signs of a winner?
    How about TUR and RDS.B?
    (I am hoping these stocks are among the 500+ you analyzed.)
    Thank you very much in advance.

    • Raj 4 March 2014 at 4:09 pm Permalink


      It is difficult to find dependable chart for foreign companies, and for ETF’s and mutual funds, we just cannot have any chart.
      However I have a astro-chart for PBR. Jupiter is coming in the Cancer sign in June 2014. That might help PBR.



      • Elle 4 March 2014 at 8:27 pm Permalink

        Thank you very much, sir.

      • Elle 6 March 2014 at 9:20 pm Permalink

        Just wanted to say I like your paintings, especially the one of the painter in front of the canvas.

        • Raj 7 March 2014 at 5:21 pm Permalink


          Thanks for nice comments. The painting you are talking about is of my father who was a professional artist well known in northern India in 60’s and 70’s.


  18. Mrs. Ambekar 20 December 2013 at 6:11 pm Permalink

    Is ddd on your radar?

    • Raj 23 December 2013 at 2:08 am Permalink

      Mrs Ambekar:

      Nice to hear from you. How are you and Dr. Ambekar are doing.
      It took me some time to respond, because it was a little difficult to find 3D’s IPO date. But I now have a reliable date.
      This is a leader stock no doubt, but it is very expansive. The price was $8 in 4/2011, and now it is $80. I will wait until it corrects somewhat.

      Please let me know if I can do anything else.


  19. Rajeev 9 September 2013 at 2:30 am Permalink

    What is current list of 5 star and 4 star stocks? Above list looks to be of 2012. Please clarify.

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