The stock of Macfarlane Group PLC (LON:MACF) gapped up by GBX 1.2 today and has GBX 59.43 target or 5.00% above today’s GBX 56.60 share price. The 9 months technical chart setup indicates low risk for the GBX 78.26M company. The gap was reported on Nov, 23 by Barchart.com. If the GBX 59.43 price target is reached, the company will be worth GBX 3.91M 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%. The stock decreased 0.70% or GBX 0.4 on November 23, hitting GBX 56.6. About 654,145 shares traded hands or 984.42% up from the average. Macfarlane Group PLC (LON:MACF) has declined 17.15% since April 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.48% the S&P500.
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Macfarlane Group PLC is a United Kingdom company, which is engaged in designing, manufacturing and distribution of packaging products. The company has a market cap of 78.26 million GBP. The Company’s divisions include Packaging Distribution, which is engaged in distribution of packaging materials and supply of storage and warehousing services in the United Kingdom, and Manufacturing Operations, which is engaged in designing, manufacturing and supplying of self-adhesive labels to a range of fast moving consumer goods clients in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. It has a 12.79 P/E ratio. The Company’s business operates approximately 18 Regional Distribution Centers (RDCs) supplying clients with a range of packaging materials and services.
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