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Bulkowski's Scoring for Rectangle Tops and Bottoms

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As of 08/19/2019
  Indus: 26,136 +249.78 +1.0%  
  Trans: 10,081 +114.06 +1.1%  
  Utils: 836 +5.18 +0.6%  
  Nasdaq: 8,003 +106.82 +1.4%  
  S&P 500: 2,924 +34.97 +1.2%  
YTD
 +12.0%  
 +9.9%  
 +17.3%  
 +20.6%  
 +16.6%  
  Targets    Overview: 08/15/2019  
  Up arrow27,200 or 24,900 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow10,700 or 9,550 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow850 or 790 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow8,200 or 7,400 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow3,000 or 2,750 by 09/01/2019
As of 08/19/2019
  Indus: 26,136 +249.78 +1.0%  
  Trans: 10,081 +114.06 +1.1%  
  Utils: 836 +5.18 +0.6%  
  Nasdaq: 8,003 +106.82 +1.4%  
  S&P 500: 2,924 +34.97 +1.2%  
YTD
 +12.0%  
 +9.9%  
 +17.3%  
 +20.6%  
 +16.6%  
  Targets    Overview: 08/15/2019  
  Up arrow27,200 or 24,900 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow10,700 or 9,550 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow850 or 790 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow8,200 or 7,400 by 09/01/2019
  Up arrow3,000 or 2,750 by 09/01/2019

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This page scores rectangle top and bottom chart patterns with upward breakouts only. Patterns with scores above 0 show gains averaging 55%. Scores below 0 show gains of 22%. High scores do not guarantee good performance, nor does a low score mean you found a stinker.

 

Scoring for Rectangle Tops and Bottoms

Please provide the following information:

Breakout direction: Only upward breakouts are scored.
Upward

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?

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

Partial decline: Does the pattern show a partial decline?
Yes No

Breakout volume: Is breakout volume above the 30-day average? If no breakout yet, answer No.
Yes No

Throwbacks: Do you think a throwback will occur (usually answer Yes)?
Yes No

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

Market trend: Is the general market trending up or down?
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