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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE:IR)

By Nick Russo

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE:IR) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $125.03 and $125.57 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 Ingersoll-Rand may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Ingersoll-Rand Public Limited Company manufactures industrial equipment. The Company offers central heaters, air conditioners, electric vehicles, air cleaners, and fluid handling products. Ingersoll-Rand markets its products worldwide.

Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE:IR) defies analysts with a current price ($125.57) 18.0% above its average consensus price target of $102.94. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $120.10 and further support at its 200-day MA of $105.54.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Ingersoll-Rand have traded between a low of $85.15 and a high of $127.08 and are now at $125.57, which is 47% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.8% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ingersoll-Rand on January 8th, 2019 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $92.72. Since that recommendation, shares of Ingersoll-Rand have risen 36.0%. We continue to monitor IR for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): IR