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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG)

By David Diaz

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) based on the price action in the company's shares. Yesterday's price range of $35.18 and $35.44 is within the prior day'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 Harley-Davidson may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Harley-Davidson have traded between a low of $31.36 and a high of $46.79 and closed yesterday at $35.18, which is 12% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 0.3% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.3%.

Harley-Davidson has overhead space with shares priced $35.18, or 27.9% below the average consensus analyst price target of $48.79. The stock should find initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $37.00 and further resistance at its 200-day MA of $38.90.

Harley-Davidson, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells motorcycles. The Company's products include heavyweight touring, custom, and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, and general merchandise. Harley-Davidson also provides motorcycle floor planning and parts and accessories financing to its North American and European dealers.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Harley-Davidson and will alert subscribers who have HOG in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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Ticker(s): HOG