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Possible Bullish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG)

By David Diaz

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bullish inside day candle pattern in Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) based on the price action in the company's shares. Yesterday's price range of $117.12 and $117.35 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. Traders and investors interested in shares of Procter & Gamble may want to consider an appropriate entry level in the event a reversal to the upside transpires. It is important to look for confirmation.

The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Procter & Gamble products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.

Procter & Gamble share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $125.36 and a 52-week low of $78.92 and closed yesterday at 48% above that low price at $117.18 per share. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.2% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.5%.

Based on a current price of $117.18, Procter & Gamble is currently 30.0% above its average consensus analyst price target of $81.97. The stock should hit resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $120.73, as well as support at its 200-day MA of $108.48.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Procter & Gamble and will alert subscribers who have PG in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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