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L-3 Communications: 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (LLL)

By David Diaz

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) traded at a new 52-week high today of $105.30. Approximately 178,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 555,000 shares.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of L-3 Communications have traded between a low of $74.28 and a high of $105.30 and are now at $105.15, which is 42% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.6% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.9%.

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) is currently priced 0.8% above its average consensus analyst price target of $104.27. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $100.11 and further support at its 200-day MA of $90.59.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. is a prime system contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, and government services. The Company's customers include the DoD, aerospace prime contractors, and commercial telecommunications customers.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of L-3 Communications on October 18th, 2013 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $94.96. Since that recommendation, shares of L-3 Communications have risen 10.1%. We continue to monitor LLL for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): LLL