After Yesterday's Rally of 1.52% Shares Could Potentially Pullback
Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $44.94 to a high of $45.70. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.5%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $45.18 on volume of 3.0 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 recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Halliburton on May 17th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $40.97. Since that recommendation, shares of Halliburton have risen 9.0%. We continue to monitor HAL for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.
Over the past year, Halliburton has traded in a range of $27.64 to $50.20 and is now at $45.42, 64% above that low. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.9%.
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