The company that manufactures and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, healthcare products, and specialty industrial products, United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ: UG) shows signs of an upcoming price surge according to its latest charts.
#1 Symmetrical Triangle Pattern Breakout: The daily chart shows that the stock was forming a symmetrical triangle pattern. This pattern is shown as purple 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 line occurs, it usually signifies the start of a new bullish trend. Currently, the stock has broken out of the symmetrical triangle pattern, indicating possible bullishness.
#2 Above MAs: The stock is currently trading above its 50-day as well as 200-day SMA and had moved higher with high volume. This indicates an overall bullishness of the stock.
This indicates bullishness.
#4 Bullish ADX: The ADX line is starting to move up from below –DI and +DI lines.
The +DI line and the ADX line is also currently above –DI line.
All these indicate possible bullishness.
#5 MACD above Signal Line: As you can see from the daily chart, the MACD line (blue color) is currently above the signal line (orange color). This indicates a possible bullish bias.
#6 Above Support Area: The weekly chart shows that the stock is currently above a support area. This is marked as a pink color dotted line. This seems like a good area for the stock to bounce higher.
#7 Bullish MACD: The MACD line (blue color) is currently above the signal line (orange color) in the weekly chart as well, indicating possible bullishness.
#8 Bullish Stoch: The %K line is currently above the %D line of the stochastic in the weekly chart. This usually indicates bullishness.
Recommended Trade (based on the charts)
Buy Price: If you want to get in on this trade, the ideal buy level for UG is if it closes above the resistance level of $20.
TP: Our target prices are $25 and $30 in the next 3-6 months.
SL: To limit risk, place a stop loss at $16.70. Note that this stop loss is on a closing basis.
Our target potential upside is almost 25% to 50% in the next 3-6 months.
For a risk of $3.30, our target rewards are $5.00 and $10.00. This is almost 1:2 and 1:3 risk-reward trade.
In other words, this trade offers nearly 2x to 3x 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 breakout level. 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.