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Boyd Gaming: 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (BYD)

By Amy Schwartz

Shares of Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) traded at a new 52-week high today of $26.04. So far today approximately 86,000 shares have been exchanged, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 1.5 million shares.

Boyd Gaming Corporation owns and operates several gaming properties throughout the United States. The Company also operates entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and recreational facilities on its properties.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Boyd Gaming have traded between a low of $13.35 and a high of $26.04 and are now at $25.82, which is 93% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.0%.

Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) is currently priced 8.9% above its average consensus analyst price target of $23.53. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $19.50 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $18.25.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Boyd Gaming on November 14th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $19.04. Since that recommendation, shares of Boyd Gaming have risen 35.5%. We continue to monitor BYD for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): BYD