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Fairchild Semiconductor International Trading Higher Today on Above-Average Volume, Consistent With Trend (FCS)

By David Diaz

Fairchild Semiconductor International's stock is up 0.8% to $19.89 on heavy trading volume. About 1.4 million shares have been traded today, as compared to the 30-day average volume of 994,000 shares. Unusually high volume can signify a potential turning point or validate a breakout.

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 24.7%. 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 $19.88, which is 63% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.54% higher and 0.05% lower over the past week, respectively.

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Ticker(s): FCS