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  • MasterCard - MA - Barchart Chart Of The Day 0 comments
    Apr 4, 2012 12:16 PM | about stocks: MA

    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - MasterCard (NYSE:MA)

    Barchart Research Team - Barchart.com - Tue Apr 03, 10:00PM CDT

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    MA - Mastercard Inc.

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    MA430.03-7.99-1.82%

    The "Chart of the Day" is MasterCard (MA), which showed up on Tuesday's Barchart "All Time High" list. MasterCard on Tuesday rallied to a new all-time high of $440.60 and closed up 1.38%. TrendSpotter has been Long since Feb 3 at $390.32. In recent news on the stock, Sterne Agee on March 5 reiterated its Buy rating on MasterCard and raised its target to $480 from $430. Deutsche Bank on Feb 24 reiterated its Buy rating on MasterCard and raised its target to $465 from $415. However, UBS on Feb 29 initiated coverage on MasterCard with a Neutral and a target of $438. MasterCard, with a market cap of $53 billion, is a leading payment processor.

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    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "All Time High" list. In order to get to that list, we first clicked on the Stocks menu item on the Barchart home page, then on the "All Time Highs" menu item on the left menu bar. We then sorted the list by percentage gainers by clicking on the "Percent" column title. A stock that has posted a new All-Time high is typically showing strong upside momentum.

    The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Buy
    • Short-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Overall Average 100% Buy

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