A possible breakout setup was detected on BANK OF AMERICA CORP (NYSE:BAC) by our stockscreener. A breakout pattern is formed when a stock consolidates after a strong rise up. We note that this pattern is detected purely based on technical analysis and whether the breakout actually materializes remains to be seen. It could be interesting to keep an eye on NYSE:BAC.
ChartMill assigns a Technical Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The score is determined by evaluating multiple technical indicators and properties.
Taking everything into account, BAC scores 8 out of 10 in our technical rating. Although BAC is only a medium performer in the overall market, the technical picture looks good in both the medium and short term time frames.
Besides the Technical Rating, ChartMill also assign a Setup Rating to every stock. This setup score also ranges from 0 to 10 and determines to which extend the stock is consolidating. This is achieved by evaluating multiple short term technical indicators. NYSE:BAC currently has a 8 as setup rating:
BAC has an excellent technical rating and also presents a decent setup pattern. We see reduced volatility while prices have been consolidating in the most recent period. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 38.16. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 37.18, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone.
A breakout could materialize when the stock breaks out to new highs above the current consolidation zone. One could wait for this to happen and buy when this happens. A stop loss could be placed below the consolidation zone.
Of course, there are many ways to trade or not trade NYSE:BAC and this article should in no way be interpreted as trading advice. The article is purely based on an automated technical analysis and just points out the technical observations. Always make your own analysis and trade at your own responsibility.
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