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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU)

By David Diaz

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $40.37 and $40.37 is within yesterday's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Owners of 2U Inc may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

2U, Inc. operates as an education technology company in the United States, Hong Kong, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Graduate Program Segment and Short Course Segment.

Potential upside of 141.9% exists for 2U Inc, based on a current level of $40.37 and analysts' average consensus price target of $97.64. The stock should find initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $60.45 and further resistance at its 200-day MA of $63.96.

In the past 52 weeks, 2U Inc share prices have been bracketed by a low of $38.65 and a high of $98.00 and are now at $40.37, 4% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.86% lower and 2.73% lower over the past week, respectively.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for 2U Inc and will alert subscribers who have TWOU in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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Ticker(s): TWOU