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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Alcoa After 1.94% Gain

By Nick Russo

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $32.10 to a high of $32.68. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.9%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $32.40 on volume of 996,000 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 Alcoa on November 9th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $27.57. Since that recommendation, shares of Alcoa have risen 15.8%. We continue to monitor AA for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Alcoa have traded between a low of $6.14 and a high of $39.78 and are now at $32.52, which is 430% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.5%.

Keywords: rebounders Alcoa

Ticker(s): AA