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Upgrade Alert for DST Systems (DST)

By Shiri Gupta

DST Systems (NYSE:DST) was upgraded from Equal Weight to Overweight at Evercore today. The stock closed yesterday at $94.91 on volume of 304,000 shares, above average daily volume of 270,000.

In the past 52 weeks, DST Systems share prices have been bracketed by a low of $64.01 and a high of $95.85 and closed yesterday at $94.91, 48% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.3% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.5%.

DST Systems has overhead space with shares priced $94.91, or 6.8% below the average consensus analyst price target of $101.80. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $91.57 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $79.67.

DST Systems, Inc. provides information processing and computer software services and products. The Company's operating segments include financial services, customer management, and output solutions. DST's data center provides information-processing services to support the products within each operating segment.

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Ticker(s): DST