The company that provides technology and services that offers power integrated digital promotions and media programs for consumer packaged goods brands and retailers, Quotient Technology Inc. (NYSE: QUOT) seems to be gearing up for a surge as per its latest charts.
#1 Ascending triangle pattern Breakout: The stock’s daily chart shows that it had recently broken out of an Ascending Triangle pattern. An Ascending Triangle pattern is a bullish pattern. This is marked on the daily chart in purple color. A breakout from an ascending triangle pattern generally indicates the start of a bullish trend.
#2 Trading Above MAs: The stock is currently trading above its 50-day as well as 200-day SMA, which implies that the bulls are currently in control.
#3 MACD above Signal Line: The MACD (light blue color) is currently above the MACD signal line (orange color) in the daily chart. This typically indicates a bullish setup.
#4 Bullish ADX and DI: The ADX line has currently started to move up from below –DI and +DI lines in the daily chart. The +DI and ADX lines are also currently above –DI line. This indicates possible bullishness.
#5 Bullish Stoch: The %K line of the stochastic is currently above the %D line in the daily chart, indicating possible bullishness.
#6 Downtrend Broken: The weekly chart shows that the stock has currently broken out of the prevailing downtrend. The downtrend line is shown in pink color. The stock is also above its 50-week and 200-week SMA. All these are possible bullish signs.
#7 Bullish MACD: The MACD line is above the MACD signal line in the weekly chart as well. This is a possible bullish indication.
Recommended Trade (based on the charts)
Buy Levels: If you want to get in on this trade, you can purchase the shares of QUOT if it trades above yesterday’s close. This translates to a price of around $13.50. Alternatively, you can purchase the shares of QUOT if it corrects to the price of around $10.00.
TP: Our target prices are $18 and $25 in the next 3-6 months.
SL: To limit risk, place a stop loss near $6.85 (for entry near $10.00) and $9.40 (for entry near $13.50). Note that this stop loss is on a closing basis.
Our target potential upside is 48% to 100% in the next 4-6 months.
- Entry near $10.00: For a risk of $3.15, the target rewards are $5.00 and $10.00. This is a nearly 1:2 and 1:3 risk-reward trade.
- Entry near $13.50: For a risk of $4.10, the target reward (TP#2) is $6.50. This is a nearly 1:2 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 ascending 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 its sector.