Trade This Stock for a 10%-21% Potential Return in the Next 3-6 Months

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) seems to be poised for a price surge as per its latest charts. The company is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The stock was also a part of our recent watchlist for breakout stocks.

Bullish Indications

#1 Falling Wedge Pattern Breakout: As you can see from the daily chart, the stock has broken out a falling wedge pattern and looks poised for an upmove. This pattern is marked as purple color lines. A falling wedge is a bullish pattern and a breakout from it implies that the stock may move higher in the short term.

BAC – Daily Chart

#2 Price above MA: The price is currently above the 50-day SMA, indicating that the bulls are gaining control. This is a positive indication.

#3 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.

#4 Bullish ADX: The ADX indicator shows that the +DI line is currently above the –DI line and the ADX line has started to move up from below –DI and +DI lines. This indicates possible bullishness.

#5 Bullish Stoch: The %K line is above the %D line of the stochastic in the daily chart, indicating possible bullishness.

#6 Flag Pattern Breakout: The weekly chart shows that the stock has broken out of a flag pattern, which is marked on the chart in pink color. A Flag is a continuation pattern. Whenever a stock breaks out of the flag pattern, it typically continues its previous trend (uptrend in this case). The stock is also trading above its 200-week SMA. All these are possible bullish indications.

BAC – Weekly Chart

#7 %K above %D: The %K (blue) line of stochastic has currently crossed above the %D (Orange) line in the weekly chart and is also moving higher from oversold levels. This is a possible bullish indication.

#8 Bullish MACD: The MACD line is above the MACD signal line in the weekly chart as well, indicating bullishness.

#9 Bullish RSI: In the weekly chart, the RSI is currently nearing 50 and moving higher. This is a possible bullish sign.

Recommended Trade (based on the charts)

Buy Levels: If you want to get in on this trade, you can purchase the shares of BAC above the price of around $35.40.

TP: Our target prices are $39 and $43 in the next 3-6 months.

SL: To limit risk, place stop-loss at $33.00. Note that the stop-loss is on a closing basis.

Our target potential upside is 10% to 21% in the next 3 to 6 months.

For a risk of $2.40, our target rewards are $3.60 and $7.60. This is a nearly 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 from the falling wedge pattern with a high volume. 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.

Happy Trading!

Tara

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