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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM)

By James Quinn

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $38.55 and $38.59 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 Ingram Micro 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 Ingram Micro have traded between a low of $23.70 and a high of $38.92 and are now at $38.56, which is 63% 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 risen 0.7%.

Ingram Micro Inc. is a wholesale distributor of Information Technology ("IT") products and services. The Company also markets computer hardware, networking equipment, and software products. Ingram Micro provides supply chain optimization services to suppliers and reseller customers.

Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM) is currently priced 11.8% above its average consensus analyst price target of $34.00. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $35.72 and further support at its 200-day MA of $30.43.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ingram Micro on February 17th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $29.85. Since that recommendation, shares of Ingram Micro have risen 29.3%. We continue to monitor IM for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): IM