Shares of Compuware Bottoming out?
Published on Friday, 01 February 2013 21:15 Written by TradersHuddle Wire
New York, February 1st (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR) ended the trading session higher by $0.11 or 0.9% from its previous close. Compuware's price action in the session formed what is considered to be a Hammer, where bears drove prices lower intraday. However, the strong finish indicates that bulls regained control, forming a trend reversal.
Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR) provides software products and information technology solutions. The Company offers a set of integrated solutions for enterprise IT including IT portfolio management, application development, quality assurance and IT service management.
Compuware's stock has been trading in a well defined range with calculated support at $10.71 and resistance at $11.33. This range can be used by traders to plan their next moves.
Traders wanting to establish a position in Compuware or traders that are already holding the stock can use the hammer formation to their advantage, since the pattern signal a potential bullish trend reversal.
The Hammer is an important candlestick pattern, as it can mark bottoms and support levels. Further buying pressure, and preferably on expanding volume, is needed before acting, as heavy volume will serve to confirm the validity of the reversal.
In the case of Compuware, traders who want to add to their positions or start a new position, need to watch for confirmation of the reversal. Below a Hammer illustration:
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