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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Facebook Inc-A (NASDAQ:FB)

By Amy Schwartz

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Facebook Inc-A (NASDAQ:FB) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $179.50 and $179.50 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 Facebook Inc-A may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Facebook Inc-A (NASDAQ:FB) has potential upside of 23.8% based on a current price of $179.50 and analysts' consensus price target of $222.23. Facebook Inc-A shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $168.33 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $162.79.

Facebook, Inc. operates a social networking website. The Company website allows people to communicate with their family, friends, and coworkers. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information, photographs, website links, and videos. Facebook users have the ability to share and restrict information based on their own specific criteria.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Facebook Inc-A have traded between a low of $123.02 and a high of $218.62 and are now at $179.50, which is 46% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Facebook Inc-A on January 8th, 2019 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $141.34. Since that recommendation, shares of Facebook Inc-A have risen 27.1%. We continue to monitor FB for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): FB