As of 05/24/2024
  Indus: 39,070 +4.33 +0.0%  
  Trans: 15,083 +74.08 +0.5%  
  Utils: 926 +1.92 +0.2%  
  Nasdaq: 16,921 +184.76 +1.1%  
  S&P 500: 5,305 +36.88 +0.7%  
YTD
 +3.7%  
-5.1%  
 +5.0%  
 +12.7%  
 +11.2%  
  Targets    Overview: 05/13/2024  
  Up arrow41,000 or 38,500 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow16,050 or 15,300 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow960 or 900 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow17,250 or 15,850 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow5,500 or 5,100 by 06/01/2024
As of 05/24/2024
  Indus: 39,070 +4.33 +0.0%  
  Trans: 15,083 +74.08 +0.5%  
  Utils: 926 +1.92 +0.2%  
  Nasdaq: 16,921 +184.76 +1.1%  
  S&P 500: 5,305 +36.88 +0.7%  
YTD
 +3.7%  
-5.1%  
 +5.0%  
 +12.7%  
 +11.2%  
  Targets    Overview: 05/13/2024  
  Up arrow41,000 or 38,500 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow16,050 or 15,300 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow960 or 900 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow17,250 or 15,850 by 06/01/2024
  Up arrow5,500 or 5,100 by 06/01/2024

Bulkowski on Scoring Symmetrical Triangles

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This page scores symmetrical triangle chart patterns. Patterns with scores above 0 show gains averaging 46% (upward breakouts) or declines averages 29% (downward breakouts). Scores below 0 show gains of 19% and declines of 16%. High scores do not guarantee good performance, nor does a low score mean you found a stinker.

 

Scoring for Symmetrical Triangles

Please provide the following information:

What is the highest price in the chart pattern?

What is the lowest price in the chart pattern?

What is the highest price for the stock over the last 52 weeks?

What is the lowest price for the stock over the last 52 weeks?

How many shares of stock are outstanding?

What is the (anticipated) breakout price (use trendline pierce price)?

What direction is the breakout?
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Trend start: How long is the price trend leading to the start of the chart pattern?
0-3 months 3-6 months Over 6 months

Horizontal consolidation region: Is overhead resistance in the way of price movement?
Yes No

Volume trend: Skip if breakout is upward. Is volume trending up or down in the chart pattern?
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Breakout volume: Is breakout volume above the 30-day average? If no breakout yet, answer No.
Yes No

Throwbacks or pullbacks: Do you think a throwback (upward breakout) or pullback (downward breakout) will occur (usually answer Yes)?
Yes No

Gaps: Skip if breakout is upward. Did a gap occur on the breakout (if no breakout yet, answer No)?
Yes No

Market trend: Skip if breakout is downward. Is the general market trending up or down?
Up Down


Enter Symbol

Chart Quote
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-- Thomas Bulkowski

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