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Under Armour Traces out Bullish Continuation Pattern

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UA is attracting buying interest as March madness moves to the sweet sixteen. Note that UA sponsored 10 teams at the start of the tournament, including Utah and Notre Dame. On the price chart, the stock has a bullish cup-with-handle pattern taking shape. This is a continuation pattern and a breakout would signal a continuation of the late January surge.  Typically, the height of the pattern is added to the breakout for an upside target. The height measures around 15 (85 - 70 = 15) and the upside target would be around 100. Take upside targets with a bucket of salt. :<)


The indicators are also perking up. Notice that upside volume surged in late January and picked up again over the last three trading days. Aroon Up (green) crossed above Aroon Down (red) the second week of March and then surged to 100 on Monday. This puts Aroon Up in full bull mode. A breakout on the price chart is the last piece of the bullish puzzle. 

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About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com. Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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