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Watch for Anadarko Petrole to Potentially Pullback After Gaining 1.86% Yesterday

By James Quinn

Anadarko Petrole (NYSE:APC) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $62.63 to a high of $63.45. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.9%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $63.23 on volume of 10.2 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

Anadarko Petrole share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $76.70 and a 52-week low of $40.40 and are now trading 57% above that low price at $63.45 per share. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.2%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Anadarko Petrole. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Anadarko Petrole in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): APC