3 Stocks Gaining Momentum: ENER, FRPT, UTA

Universal Travel Group (NYSE:UTA) is developing an Inverted Head and Shoulders pattern, which many traders consider a bullish reversal pattern. We need to breakthrough the neckline before this pattern is complete. This could be a big clue as to where direction heads next. I would not be surprised to see the neckline to be broken soon. Looking at the technical daily chart of UTA, I believe that the stock is poised to continue moving upwards. Friday’s pullback has probably attracted some traders looking for an opportunity to jump into a stock that took a dip. There are several short, mid and long term technical indications suggesting that UTA could make a move to higher levels. Moreover shares of Universal Travel Group are on top of 20 and 50 day moving average and has the chance to bring 50-day moving average above 200-day moving average to bring the stock back to bull market. Next major resistance level is $6.93. So, if you like upward continuation bounce plays, take a close look at UTA.

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Force Protection, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) had a big move on Friday. With this move, the stock closed above the short downtrend line on the daily chart. The technical chart below continue to show a bullish bias. The MACD line is pointing up. RSI is also increasing and +DI is above –DI. Resistance for the follow through move is $5.73. If the stock can break through this area, we should see a strong upside move. Watch FRPT closely today.

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Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENER) surged in the final hour of trading on Friday and closed back over $5. The real fireworks should begin if the stock can close above $5.14. As long as the stock can remain above $4.27, I like the stock.

A quick look at the technical chart:

1) Back above the 50-day moving average.
2) RSI is above 50 level.
3) Money Flow-Index is climbing
4) The +DI crossed up through the -DI this week – Bullish.
5) 20-day moving average crossed the 50-day moving average to the upside.
6) 5-day moving average crossed the 20-day moving average to the upside.
6) MACD lines are going up.

I would not be surprised to see this range to be broken soon. However, the stock is still in a long-term downtrend, so it should be considered guilty until proven innocent.

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