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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Rockwell Automation After 2.61% Gain

By James Quinn

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $149.88 to a high of $153.57. Yesterday, the shares gained 2.6%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $152.58 on volume of 575,000 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 Rockwell Automation on September 22nd, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $118.43. Since that recommendation, shares of Rockwell Automation have risen 26.3%. We continue to monitor ROK for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Rockwell Automation share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $159.78 and a 52-week low of $87.53 and are now trading 75% above that low price at $153.11 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.7%.

Keywords: rebounders Rockwell Automation

Ticker(s): ROK