GPN Hits 1-Year ‘Buy’ Signal Anniversary

Yesterday, we looked at a Daily Price Chart and an On Balance Volume Chart for Arch Capt. Grp. Ltd., noting that the stock has been in a price uptrend.

Today’s Chart of the Day is a Daily Price Chart for Global Payments, Inc. (NYSE: GPN).

Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check, and digital-based payments. The company operates in three segments: North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Now, below is a Daily Price Chart for Global Payments, Inc.

Back in February 2019, the GPN 1-Month moving-average crossed above the 10-Month simple moving-average (SMA) indicating GPN is on a PowerTrend ‘buy’ signal (circled).

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Guess what happened next…

Prices rose steadily for the next year.

If you had purchased GPN shares when the PowerTrend ‘buy’ signal occurred for the stock back in February 2019, when the stock was around $130.38, you’d be up 54.7% by now.

Not a bad profit for a less-than-a-year-and-a-half hold of a major retailer.

Now, as you can see, the 1-Month moving-average is still above the 10-month SMA. That means the bullish trend is still in play!

As long as the 1-Month price remains above the 10-month SMA, the stock is more likely to keep trading at new highs in the coming days and weeks.

We’ll be keeping our eye on this stock as it continues to trend upward so we’ll know the moment the market conditions shift and the stock begins to come back down.

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