The CAN SLIM Select is a list of top growth stocks that meet the strict criteria laid down by legendary investor William J. O’Neill. Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), FedEx (FDX), BlackRock (BLK) and Home Depot (HD) are current picks worth considering.

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These all boast strong earnings growth, noteworthy institutional sponsorship and are  from leading industry groups. Other key aspects are solid sales growth, profit margin and return on equity.

Alphabet Stock

Google parent Alphabet has formed a flat base. The ideal buy point is 2,145.24, according to MarketSmith chart analysis. The entry is just above the mid-February all-time high.

The relative strength line for GOOGL stock is near a record high. This is a gauge of a  stock’s