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Recent 52-Week High Exceeded in Shares of DST Systems (DST)

By Amy Schwartz

DST Systems (NYSE:DST) traded at a new 52-week high today of $99.38. Approximately 153,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 296,000 shares.

There is potential upside of 2.5% for shares of DST Systems based on a current price of $99.29 and an average consensus analyst price target of $101.80. DST Systems shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $92.80 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $81.03.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of DST Systems have traded between a low of $64.01 and a high of $99.38 and are now at $99.29, which is 55% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.5% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.4%.

DST Systems, Inc. provides information processing and computer software services and products. The Company's operating segments include financial services, customer management, and output solutions. DST's data center provides information-processing services to support the products within each operating segment.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of DST Systems on February 12th, 2014 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $93.80. Since that recommendation, shares of DST Systems have risen 5.0%. We continue to monitor DST for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: 52 week high/lows dst systems

Ticker(s): DST