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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)

By Nick Russo

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $67.01 and $67.75 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 Williams-Sonoma may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Williams-Sonoma share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $73.99 and a 52-week low of $45.01 and are now trading 50% above that low price at $67.50 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.0%.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. retails cooking and serving equipment, home furnishings, and home accessories through retail stores, mail order catalogs, and e-commerce. The Company offers its merchandise under the Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, and West Elm.

Based on a current price of $67.50, Williams-Sonoma is currently 20.1% above its average consensus analyst price target of $53.94. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $65.02 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $57.86.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Williams-Sonoma. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Williams-Sonoma in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): WSM