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Best Stocks under $5 is a list of trending stocks under $5 and above $4. These stocks are trading on NYSE, NASDAQ, and AMEX and sorted by percentage gain of the day so traders can easily see the top stocks under 5 for today. Use the Top 10 Penny Stocks for trading ideas.

Best Stocks Under 5

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6/23/2021

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Symbol Chart Open High Low Close Volume % Change Stock Predictions
TH 4.16 4.65 4.01 4.54 1340600 17.01% TH Stock Predictions
NNVC 4.45 4.84 4.41 4.76 561100 12.26% NNVC Stock Predictions
GOED 3.98 4.59 3.91 4.49 24095820 11.97% GOED Stock Predictions
UFAB 3.72 4.15 3.55 4.13 56100 9.84% UFAB Stock Predictions
WISA 3.85 4.18 3.85 4.17 608900 9.45% WISA Stock Predictions
VOLT 4.77 5.00 4.70 5.00 539700 9.41% VOLT Stock Predictions
NUWE 3.95 4.35 3.95 4.30 60700 8.04% NUWE Stock Predictions
ADAP 3.90 4.24 3.87 4.16 1141600 7.77% ADAP Stock Predictions
YGMZ 4.35 4.79 4.35 4.65 513200 7.39% YGMZ Stock Predictions
AQST 4.11 4.47 4.10 4.44 723100 6.99% AQST Stock Predictions
BWEN 4.58 4.91 4.58 4.89 372000 6.77% BWEN Stock Predictions
APRN 4.19 4.55 4.19 4.49 1922000 6.40% APRN Stock Predictions
ORGS 4.63 4.97 4.63 4.90 179900 5.83% ORGS Stock Predictions
BMRA 3.87 4.16 3.85 4.14 129900 5.61% BMRA Stock Predictions
CLXT 4.10 4.75 4.10 4.34 767100 5.60% CLXT Stock Predictions
VYNT 3.76 4.01 3.76 4.01 249200 5.53% VYNT Stock Predictions
UBX 4.15 4.39 4.11 4.37 517200 5.30% UBX Stock Predictions
LMFA 4.08 4.19 4.01 4.18 294500 5.29% LMFA Stock Predictions
NEWP 4.55 4.94 4.55 4.79 113700 5.27% NEWP Stock Predictions
EFOI 3.87 4.20 3.85 4.08 224000 5.15% EFOI Stock Predictions
CLPS 4.03 4.25 3.99 4.22 191800 4.98% CLPS Stock Predictions
OEG 4.44 4.73 4.44 4.68 2292000 4.93% OEG Stock Predictions
GLTO 4.69 5.05 4.63 4.95 3980812 4.43% GLTO Stock Predictions
ANPC 3.83 4.10 3.80 4.02 326600 4.42% ANPC Stock Predictions
SOLO 4.17 4.51 4.16 4.39 5062900 4.28% SOLO Stock Predictions
SRTS 4.12 4.50 4.12 4.41 19400 4.26% SRTS Stock Predictions
LJPC 4.37 4.59 4.35 4.53 158100 4.14% LJPC Stock Predictions
INVO 4.38 4.52 4.37 4.52 21752 3.91% INVO Stock Predictions
APRE 4.60 4.86 4.60 4.83 577900 3.87% APRE Stock Predictions
BOSC 3.84 4.15 3.75 4.03 21300 3.87% BOSC Stock Predictions
CRKN 4.47 4.73 4.43 4.67 114800 3.78% CRKN Stock Predictions
AMPG 4.73 5.19 4.66 4.90 278500 3.59% AMPG Stock Predictions
BTN 4.77 5.00 4.76 4.90 41300 3.59% BTN Stock Predictions
CLIR 4.80 5.03 4.79 4.95 62600 3.56% CLIR Stock Predictions
IMTE 4.16 4.50 4.16 4.36 103864 3.56% IMTE Stock Predictions
VYGR 4.24 4.47 4.24 4.38 338200 3.55% VYGR Stock Predictions
SYBX 4.23 4.48 4.08 4.39 291500 3.54% SYBX Stock Predictions
ORTX 4.78 4.84 4.68 4.82 305500 3.43% ORTX Stock Predictions
MAGS 4.38 4.54 4.36 4.53 25500 3.42% MAGS Stock Predictions
SLHG 3.92 4.09 3.72 4.05 124700 3.32% SLHG Stock Predictions
OCG 4.48 4.83 4.42 4.69 1336700 3.30% OCG Stock Predictions
HOFV 4.39 4.60 4.27 4.49 2563546 3.22% HOFV Stock Predictions
LIVX 4.38 4.57 4.37 4.53 444600 3.19% LIVX Stock Predictions
DTEA 4.55 4.78 4.50 4.58 129100 3.15% DTEA Stock Predictions
MEDS 4.46 4.84 4.41 4.64 446200 3.11% MEDS Stock Predictions
PALI 4.00 4.10 4.00 4.09 143100 3.02% PALI Stock Predictions
BEDU 3.96 4.30 3.96 4.11 250100 3.01% BEDU Stock Predictions
EPSN 4.64 4.90 4.64 4.80 39400 3.00% EPSN Stock Predictions
CAAS 4.80 4.88 4.73 4.86 80100 2.75% CAAS Stock Predictions
MTCR 4.07 4.12 3.95 4.11 81700 2.75% MTCR Stock Predictions
RIG 4.26 4.52 4.25 4.31 33396600 2.62% RIG Stock Predictions
ATNX 4.69 4.87 4.69 4.84 819000 2.54% ATNX Stock Predictions
MDWD 4.82 4.90 4.80 4.89 129100 2.52% MDWD Stock Predictions
ARAY 4.42 4.58 4.41 4.53 471400 2.49% ARAY Stock Predictions
NEXT 4.45 4.68 4.36 4.56 1367200 2.47% NEXT Stock Predictions
CBAY 4.47 4.63 4.41 4.58 850100 2.46% CBAY Stock Predictions
ICD 4.52 4.76 4.42 4.58 145584 2.46% ICD Stock Predictions
SMHI 4.57 4.60 4.50 4.60 45000 2.45% SMHI Stock Predictions
MCF 4.58 4.76 4.57 4.66 1619900 2.42% MCF Stock Predictions
AXLA 4.16 4.25 4.01 4.25 186600 2.41% AXLA Stock Predictions
GIFI 4.58 4.71 4.58 4.69 19800 2.40% GIFI Stock Predictions
VNTR 4.70 4.82 4.69 4.78 210200 2.36% VNTR Stock Predictions
NCMI 4.71 4.87 4.68 4.84 407800 2.33% NCMI Stock Predictions
LIFE 4.38 4.55 4.36 4.52 121800 2.26% LIFE Stock Predictions
TELL 4.16 4.40 4.16 4.22 9170700 2.18% TELL Stock Predictions
CBAT 4.79 5.06 4.79 4.91 1639500 2.08% CBAT Stock Predictions
WHLR 4.81 4.96 4.80 4.93 21300 2.07% WHLR Stock Predictions
MITT 4.45 4.61 4.45 4.52 612900 2.03% MITT Stock Predictions
OSN 4.62 4.63 4.58 4.60 5800 2.00% OSN Stock Predictions
AAME 4.02 4.14 4.01 4.12 19300 1.98% AAME Stock Predictions
PPBT 4.62 4.67 4.45 4.63 274800 1.98% PPBT Stock Predictions
XNET 4.61 4.72 4.58 4.66 301400 1.97% XNET Stock Predictions
USEG 4.68 4.96 4.55 4.69 275600 1.96% USEG Stock Predictions
FRBK 4.19 4.27 4.19 4.27 156400 1.91% FRBK Stock Predictions
FCRD 4.42 4.52 4.42 4.49 17100 1.81% FCRD Stock Predictions
CPG 4.63 4.75 4.60 4.63 3683200 1.76% CPG Stock Predictions
QTNT 3.97 4.12 3.97 4.07 356200 1.75% QTNT Stock Predictions
GTIM 4.03 4.15 3.93 4.10 24620 1.74% GTIM Stock Predictions
LOGC 4.07 4.14 4.00 4.10 170200 1.74% LOGC Stock Predictions
LXRX 4.65 4.79 4.65 4.76 539000 1.71% LXRX Stock Predictions
CHMA 4.14 4.25 4.14 4.22 759994 1.69% CHMA Stock Predictions
PPSI 4.50 4.60 4.43 4.60 76200 1.55% PPSI Stock Predictions
LCI 4.64 4.82 4.62 4.72 1193300 1.51% LCI Stock Predictions
MIE 3.99 4.08 3.99 4.05 120100 1.50% MIE Stock Predictions
OCUP 4.70 4.95 4.68 4.83 283600 1.47% OCUP Stock Predictions
BNTC 4.19 4.33 4.15 4.28 43700 1.42% BNTC Stock Predictions
ZIVO 4.36 4.49 4.30 4.42 112700 1.38% ZIVO Stock Predictions
AWX 4.44 4.60 4.41 4.47 56900 1.36% AWX Stock Predictions
VOC 4.48 4.52 4.45 4.48 88000 1.36% VOC Stock Predictions
MNKD 4.44 4.58 4.44 4.52 1927900 1.35% MNKD Stock Predictions
SQFT 4.04 4.38 3.95 4.06 104400 1.25% SQFT Stock Predictions
FNHC 3.98 4.13 3.98 4.08 77200 1.24% FNHC Stock Predictions
KERN 4.19 4.38 4.13 4.22 1086400 1.20% KERN Stock Predictions
TAOP 4.48 4.59 4.44 4.46 18400 1.13% TAOP Stock Predictions
WTI 4.75 4.87 4.71 4.75 2729500 1.06% WTI Stock Predictions
ACOR 4.92 5.05 4.75 4.90 252700 1.03% ACOR Stock Predictions
OPHC 4.87 5.05 4.87 4.99 16900 1.01% OPHC Stock Predictions
ASC 4.25 4.29 4.19 4.22 460300 0.96% ASC Stock Predictions
JUPW 4.32 4.38 4.20 4.38 51700 0.92% JUPW Stock Predictions
XXII 4.47 4.68 4.47 4.54 2138600 0.89% XXII Stock Predictions
ELSE 4.60 4.71 4.60 4.66 6500 0.87% ELSE Stock Predictions
EEIQ 4.93 5.16 4.82 4.95 421100 0.81% EEIQ Stock Predictions
IVR 3.99 4.14 3.98 4.03 14605700 0.75% IVR Stock Predictions
GENE 4.06 4.17 3.96 4.09 330300 0.74% GENE Stock Predictions
AGTC 4.23 4.23 4.00 4.17 4844000 0.72% AGTC Stock Predictions
AUD 4.40 4.49 4.36 4.42 548300 0.68% AUD Stock Predictions
NTWK 4.79 4.80 4.66 4.80 9000 0.63% NTWK Stock Predictions
RIGL 4.24 4.27 4.15 4.23 1232700 0.48% RIGL Stock Predictions
ZKIN 4.35 4.40 4.14 4.24 293300 0.47% ZKIN Stock Predictions
HALL 4.39 4.40 4.33 4.39 26598 0.46% HALL Stock Predictions
LFT 4.35 4.36 4.31 4.33 188100 0.46% LFT Stock Predictions
SELB 4.55 4.68 4.50 4.57 565400 0.44% SELB Stock Predictions
NRO 4.94 4.97 4.93 4.93 76800 0.41% NRO Stock Predictions
DHC 4.04 4.12 4.02 4.06 1269400 0.25% DHC Stock Predictions
FAX 4.36 4.38 4.36 4.37 373400 0.23% FAX Stock Predictions
TKC 4.89 4.92 4.85 4.87 260800 0.21% TKC Stock Predictions
KFS 4.95 5.04 4.95 4.97 7400 0.20% KFS Stock Predictions
BITF 4.47 4.47 4.26 4.30 2950500 0.00% BITF Stock Predictions
CBIO 4.20 4.27 4.16 4.23 185300 0.00% CBIO Stock Predictions
CMU 4.72 4.72 4.71 4.72 16300 0.00% CMU Stock Predictions
CPSS 4.41 4.50 4.33 4.43 13000 0.00% CPSS Stock Predictions
FGB 4.13 4.13 4.06 4.13 38900 0.00% FGB Stock Predictions
HCHC 4.00 4.03 3.96 4.02 243286 0.00% HCHC Stock Predictions
ITCB 4.48 4.63 4.42 4.43 42900 0.00% ITCB Stock Predictions
MGF 4.34 4.40 4.34 4.34 115800 0.00% MGF Stock Predictions
NXE 4.21 4.31 4.06 4.26 2065000 0.00% NXE Stock Predictions
VVR 4.40 4.42 4.39 4.40 439900 0.00% VVR Stock Predictions
BRW 4.66 4.69 4.66 4.68 282100 -0.21% BRW Stock Predictions
MFA 4.75 4.82 4.74 4.76 3196300 -0.21% MFA Stock Predictions
AMRN 4.56 4.66 4.47 4.54 3953100 -0.22% AMRN Stock Predictions
SBT 4.54 4.54 4.48 4.50 95800 -0.22% SBT Stock Predictions
SIEB 4.53 4.80 4.47 4.54 140000 -0.22% SIEB Stock Predictions
ATRS 4.37 4.38 4.28 4.34 627900 -0.23% ATRS Stock Predictions
GRU 4.37 4.37 4.22 4.27 617 -0.23% GRU Stock Predictions
AMPY 4.28 4.39 4.12 4.21 748400 -0.24% AMPY Stock Predictions
CVV 4.21 4.32 4.19 4.24 31100 -0.24% CVV Stock Predictions
SGMA 4.96 5.40 4.96 5.00 47200 -0.40% SGMA Stock Predictions
SCOR 4.46 4.61 4.41 4.49 396300 -0.44% SCOR Stock Predictions
IMMP 4.29 4.35 4.20 4.28 242358 -0.47% IMMP Stock Predictions
VSTM 4.20 4.33 4.04 4.26 3918500 -0.47% VSTM Stock Predictions
SESN 4.20 4.28 4.06 4.12 3501600 -0.48% SESN Stock Predictions
LMNL 4.07 4.25 4.01 4.07 346800 -0.49% LMNL Stock Predictions
TTI 4.13 4.20 3.97 4.09 1945600 -0.49% TTI Stock Predictions
PXJ 4.06 4.15 4.00 4.00 194700 -0.50% PXJ Stock Predictions
EXTN 4.80 4.85 4.58 4.71 628100 -0.63% EXTN Stock Predictions
BBDO 4.58 4.67 4.58 4.60 9200 -0.65% BBDO Stock Predictions
VHC 4.55 4.65 4.51 4.52 282700 -0.66% VHC Stock Predictions
OVID 4.26 4.29 4.18 4.23 459000 -0.70% OVID Stock Predictions
AEG 4.17 4.18 4.13 4.15 1246500 -0.72% AEG Stock Predictions
TUSK 4.00 4.09 3.94 4.02 49000 -0.74% TUSK Stock Predictions
ENDP 4.77 4.89 4.64 4.73 3971200 -0.84% ENDP Stock Predictions
TUEM 4.78 4.80 4.65 4.70 108000 -0.84% TUEM Stock Predictions
AUY 4.45 4.50 4.34 4.35 8745400 -0.91% AUY Stock Predictions
PIM 4.20 4.21 4.17 4.19 207800 -0.95% PIM Stock Predictions
UEPS 4.81 4.81 4.67 4.75 1077500 -1.04% UEPS Stock Predictions
PPT 4.71 4.71 4.66 4.67 215100 -1.27% PPT Stock Predictions
FRSX 4.57 4.75 4.51 4.54 1147900 -1.52% FRSX Stock Predictions
PTNR 5.03 5.03 4.95 5.00 3300 -1.57% PTNR Stock Predictions
UNAM 4.35 4.50 4.34 4.34 11000 -1.59% UNAM Stock Predictions
ARMP 4.09 4.40 4.07 4.16 2600 -1.65% ARMP Stock Predictions
CNCE 4.09 4.12 4.00 4.01 274000 -1.72% CNCE Stock Predictions
BTG 4.44 4.47 4.34 4.35 6167800 -1.81% BTG Stock Predictions
RVPH 4.93 5.02 4.83 4.89 71200 -1.81% RVPH Stock Predictions
TEF 4.76 4.76 4.70 4.70 2542200 -1.88% TEF Stock Predictions
MOVE 4.61 4.79 4.41 4.59 117200 -1.92% MOVE Stock Predictions
KRMD 4.09 4.19 4.00 4.05 207300 -1.94% KRMD Stock Predictions
RCON 4.14 4.15 3.95 4.05 3231900 -1.94% RCON Stock Predictions
EYEG 4.62 4.65 4.50 4.53 21900 -1.95% EYEG Stock Predictions
FSI 4.07 4.08 3.83 4.00 46300 -1.96% FSI Stock Predictions
BKCC 4.10 4.13 4.03 4.04 408800 -2.18% BKCC Stock Predictions
ELA 5.01 5.10 4.90 4.96 63900 -2.36% ELA Stock Predictions
TCDA 4.68 4.69 4.50 4.56 232600 -2.36% TCDA Stock Predictions
VVOS 4.98 5.07 4.88 4.90 92300 -2.39% VVOS Stock Predictions
BIOC 4.38 4.39 4.23 4.32 542100 -2.48% BIOC Stock Predictions
OSAT 5.06 5.10 4.78 4.97 223200 -2.55% OSAT Stock Predictions
ELYS 4.51 4.54 4.27 4.32 170700 -2.70% ELYS Stock Predictions
DBGI 3.91 4.09 3.55 4.09 2556900 -3.08% DBGI Stock Predictions
NYMT 4.64 4.64 4.51 4.52 3770400 -3.62% NYMT Stock Predictions
QLI 4.42 4.42 4.20 4.20 141800 -3.89% QLI Stock Predictions
OG 4.26 4.37 3.85 4.08 130900 -4.23% OG Stock Predictions
AHT 4.71 4.90 4.48 4.48 27600700 -4.27% AHT Stock Predictions
BBIG 5.00 5.05 4.71 4.77 9983000 -4.41% BBIG Stock Predictions
BCDA 4.87 5.05 4.32 4.60 410300 -5.35% BCDA Stock Predictions
ERYP 4.97 5.08 4.51 4.51 29800 -11.22% ERYP Stock Predictions
TRCH 5.92 5.94 4.63 4.92 135870000 -29.71% TRCH Stock Predictions



Are Stocks Under $5 Worth The Investment?

There are many stocks under $5 that are worth watching for traders with a small account. Let's face it, one share of Amazon stock costs over $3,000. If you have only $2,000 to invest, you cannot even purchase one share of Amazon stock.

That is is not to say Amazon stock is not a good stock, or you shouldn't be buying high price stocks. In fact, it's the exact opposite. Expensive stocks are trading at high prices for a good reason, they are usually better, safer, and have more potential to grow over the long term. These companies usually have stronger fundamentals, product lines that are not easily replicated by others, a great leadership team, loyal fans of their products. All of these mean the company is making tons of money with excellent income statements and balance sheets.

However, for small traders with limited funds, you may consider stocks that are trading under $5. Some of these stocks may go up much faster than the blue chip stocks. It is much harder for stocks trading at $100 to double up to $200, but a $5 stock may go up to $10 in a much shorter period of time.

Of course, buying stocks under $5 is much riskier, because companies with a stock price of $5 or lower generally don't do well at the moment. The odds of these low price stocks going bankrupt in the long term is much higher than the possibility of doubling up.

For this reason, we are not interested in investing in these low price stocks, these are stocks to be traded for the short term. If we buy any of the stocks, we usually sell them in a short time frame, anywhere from a couple of days to a few weeks maximum.



How to Trade Stocks Under $5

There are various ways to trade stocks under $5, such as the breakout trading strategy and the pullback strategy that we will be discussing below.



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Small Cap Trading Strategies

To make money from trading, we will be utilizing technical analysis and stock chart patterns to swing trade the stock market. If you are new to trading, you may want to read the following articles.
How to Read a Stock Chart
Top 10 Stock Chart Patterns
Introducing Technical Analysis
The tools that we will be using are stock charts and the strategies are as follows. Oftentimes, when a stock makes a massive move and then falls over 60-80%, there is a possibility that stock may make smaller bounces before falling again. The trick is to buy into one of these stocks before the second bounce. Especially, here's the trading strategy that we will be using.

  1. We will look for stocks trading in the range of $0.8 to $5 on NASDAQ, NYSE, or AMEX. We are not interested in stocks trading on the OTCBB market.
  2. The stock must be up at least 80% recently, with a single spiked of 30% or more in 1 day. The trading volume must be huge compare to the average trading volume of the stock.
  3. The stock then falls over 40% from their peak close or 65% from the intraday high with low trading volume.

Here are three recent stock patterns that matched the criteria. All three stocks were taken from November 4, 2020.


If we look at the stock charts of the above stocks on November 10, 2020, we see that all three stocks made decent moves in less than a week.


Please note, not all stocks are going to perform that well and bounce in a week. Most of the time, the stocks either don't move or may even drop further. During those times, we must cut our losses short and move on to the next trade.

We've discussed this strategy in much more detail in Penny Stocks Trading Strategy. In this article, you will learn how to set stop loss and time loss, as well as when to take profit. Trading psychology is another topic we've talked about which is a critical factor in trading stocks under $5.



Trading Psychology

A sound trading strategy without knowing anything about trading psychology is not enough to be the market. One may have the best strategy in the world, but if he fails to execute trades at the right time is going to lose money.

When we look at the stock charts and technical analysis without investing any money, we all can think logically. However, as soon as we have our money loaded on stocks, we act differently. All of our thinking may be based on how much we would make or lose on a trade instead of focusing on the pattern itself.

We should treat the stock market calmly and if we are confident with our trading decisions and system, we will make money. On the other hand, if our decisions are based on fear and greed, we will lose money.



How to Find Hot Stocks Under $5

You can use our free stock screener to scan for hot stocks under $5. Our stock screener gives you the option to scan for popular technical indicators and find stocks that match these patterns.

Some of the technical indicators that you scan for are price and volume actions, moving averages, candlestick patterns, stochastic oscillators, RSI, MACD, and many more.

You can read the following article on how to use our stock screener and find stocks for swing trading.
How to Find Stocks For Swing Trading


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