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Shares of Boyd Gaming Has Risen Above Previous 52-Week High

By Nick Russo

Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) traded today at a new 52-week high of $24.88. Approximately 86,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 1.5 million shares.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Boyd Gaming have traded between a low of $13.35 and a high of $24.88 and are now at $24.63, which is 84% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.20% higher and 1.02% higher over the past week, respectively.

Based on a current price of $24.63, Boyd Gaming is currently 4.5% above its average consensus analyst price target of $23.53. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $19.50 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $18.25.

Boyd Gaming Corporation owns and operates several gaming properties throughout the United States. The Company also operates entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and recreational facilities on its properties.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Boyd Gaming on November 14th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $19.04. Since that recommendation, shares of Boyd Gaming have risen 29.5%. We continue to monitor BYD for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): BYD