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VCA Antech Crosses Below its 10-day MA (WOOF)

By James Quinn

VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) shares have crossed bearishly below their 10-day moving average of $64.23 on a volume of 123K shares. This may provide short-term investors a chance for a short position, as such a crossover often suggests lower prices in the near term.

Over the past year, VCA Antech has traded in a range of $44.00 to $65.34 and is now at $63.77, 45% above that low. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.8% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of VCA Antech on February 18th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $51.03. Since that recommendation, shares of VCA Antech have risen 26.2%. We continue to monitor WOOF for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: moving crosses vca antech

Ticker(s): WOOF