The bank holding company based in Memphis, Tennessee, First Horizon National Corp (NYSE: FHN) seems to be poised for a price surge according to its charts.
#1 Symmetrical Triangle Pattern breakout: The daily charts shows that a symmetrical triangle pattern has been formed for the stock. This is marked in pink color lines. A symmetrical triangle pattern represents a period of consolidation before the price breaks out.
This is typically formed when there is indecision in the price movements and uncertainty among the buyers and sellers. Once a breakout from the upper trend line occurs, it usually signifies the start of a new bullish trend. Currently, the stock has broken out of the symmetrical triangle pattern. This is a possible bullish sign.
#2 MACD Above Signal Line: In the daily chart, the MACD line (light blue color) is currently above the MACD signal line (orange color) which is typically considered bullish.
[hana-code-insert name=’adsense-article’ /]#3 Trading Above MAs: The stock is currently trading above both its 50-day and 200-day SMA, which implies that the bulls are currently in control.
#4 Bullish Aroon: The value of Aroon Up (orange line) is above 70 while Aroon Down (blue line) is below 30 in the daily chart.
This indicates possible bullishness.
#5 Bullish ADX: The ADX line is starting to move up from below –DI and +DI lines.
The +DI line is also currently above –DI line. This indicates possible bullishness.
#6 Downtrend Broken: The weekly chart shows that the stock has currently broken out of a downtrend line. This line is shown in purple color in the chart below. This is a possible bullish sign.
#7 Bullish MACD: In the weekly chart as well, the MACD (light blue color) is currently above the MACD signal line (orange color). This indicates a possible bullish setup.
#8 Bullish RSI: The RSI is currently above 50 and moving up in the weekly chart, indicating possible bullishness.
#9 Bullish Stochastic: The %K (blue) line of stochastic is currently above the %D (Orange) line in the weekly chart. This is a possible bullish indication.
Recommended Trade (based on the charts)
Buy Price: If you want to get in on this trade, you can buy the shares of FHN at the current price of $15.79.
But for those with a lower risk appetite, you can purchase half the intended quantity of shares of FHN at the current price and the rest if the stock corrects to around $15.
TP: Our target prices are $21 and $27 in the next 4-6 months.
SL: To limit risk, place a stop loss at $13.70. Note that this stop loss is on a closing basis.
Our target potential upside is almost 33% to 71% in the next 4-6 months.
For a risk of $2.09, our target rewards are $5.21 and $11.21. This is a nearly 1:3 and 1:5 risk-reward trade.
In other words, this trade offers nearly 3x to 5x more potential upside than downside.
Risks to Consider
The stock may reverse its overall trend if it breaks down with high volume from the symmetrical triangle pattern. The sell-off of the stock could also be triggered in case of any negative news, overall weakness in the market, or any regulatory changes in the sector.
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