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Fairchild Semiconductor International Rising Today on Above-Average Volume (FCS)

By Amy Schwartz

Fairchild Semiconductor International shares are trading on heavy volume today, having risen 0.2% to $19.73. Approximately 1.5 million shares have changed hands today vs. average 30-day volume of 994,000 shares. Spikes in volume can validate a breakout or signify a potential turning point.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Fairchild Semiconductor International on October 14th, 2015 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $15.82. Since that recommendation, shares of Fairchild Semiconductor International have risen 24.5%. We continue to monitor FCS for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Fairchild Semiconductor International have traded between a low of $12.22 and a high of $21.71 and are now at $19.73, which is 61% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.5% while the 50-day MA has remained constant.

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Ticker(s): FCS