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Achillion Pharma Rises 11.84% on Heavy Volume: Watch For Potential Pullback

By David Diaz

Achillion Pharma (NASDAQ:ACHN) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $2.93 to a high of $3.41. Yesterday, the shares gained 11.8%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $3.01 on volume of 2.5 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Achillion Pharma and will alert subscribers who have ACHN in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

In the past 52 weeks, Achillion Pharma share prices have been bracketed by a low of $2.58 and a high of $5.66 and are now at $3.32, 29% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.7% while the 50-day MA has declined 2.2%.

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Ticker(s): ACHN