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Bullish Moving Average Cross by Spreadtrum Communications (SPRD)

Published on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 12:20
By Mallory Stone

Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ:SPRD) shares have crossed bullishly above their 10-day moving average of $15.83 on a volume of 337K shares. Swing traders may find an opportunity for a long position, as such a crossover often suggests higher prices in the near term.

Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets baseband processor solutions for the wireless communications market.

Over the past year, Spreadtrum Communications has traded in a range of $12.63 to $23.20 and is now at $16.16, 28% above that low. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.2% while the 200-day MA has remained constant.

There is potential upside of 29.7% for shares of Spreadtrum Communications based on a current price of $16.16 and an average consensus analyst price target of $20.96. The stock should run into initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $16.64 and subsequent resistance at its 200-day MA of $18.31.

By Mallory Stone