Is Buying Stock Like iShares S&P TSX Capped Fncls Indx Fnd After Such Gap Up a Winning Strategy?

 Is Buying Stock Like iShares S&P TSX Capped Fncls Indx Fnd After Such Gap Up a Winning Strategy?

The stock of iShares S&P TSX Capped Fncls Indx Fnd (TSE:XFN) gapped up by $0.04 today and has $41.39 target or 21.00% above today’s $34.21 share price. The 8 months technical chart setup indicates low risk for the $1.08 billion company. The gap was reported on Nov, 21 by Barchart.com. If the $41.39 price target is reached, the company will be worth $226.80M more.
Gaps up are useful for using as a support level and to some extent as a tradeable event. If investors already hold the stock and experience a price gap up, then its usually a good idea to hold the stock for a stronger up move. Back-tests of these patterns indicate that two-thirds of the times the stock performance improves after the gap. The area gaps close 89% of the time, the breakaway gaps, 2%, the continuation gaps 4% and the exhaustion gaps 61%. About 124,708 shares traded hands. iShares S&P TSX Capped Fncls Indx Fnd (TSE:XFN) has risen 10.42% since April 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.56% the S&P500.

More notable recent iShares S&P TSX Capped Fncls Indx Fnd (TSE:XFN) news were published by: Fool.ca which released: “Picking Banks: Exchange-Traded Funds or Single Stock Purchases?” on September 24, 2015, also Theglobeandmail.com with their article: “ETFs you should get to know – and those to avoid” published on August 24, 2012, Fool.ca published: “5 ETFs to Start a College Grad’s Retirement Fund” on April 15, 2015. More interesting news about iShares S&P TSX Capped Fncls Indx Fnd (TSE:XFN) were released by: Fool.ca and their article: “Risk Takers: Forget CI Financial Corp. and Buy This Financial Stock Instead” published on October 28, 2016 as well as Business.Financialpost.com‘s news article titled: “Jonathan Chevreau: Why fund investors should watch their weights” with publication date: August 11, 2015.

iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index Fund, formerly iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index Fund, seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index through investments in the constituent issuers of such Index. The company has a market cap of $1.08 billion. The Index consists of securities of Canadian financial sector issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), selected by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) using its industrial classifications and guidelines for evaluating issuer capitalization, liquidity and fundamentals. It currently has negative earnings. The Index includes stocks belonging to the S&P/TSX Financial industry sector classification, with the weight of any one firm capped at 25% of the market capitalization of the Index.

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