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Trade of the Day: Sprint (S)

Spring into a Sprint (S) trade


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(NYSE:S), a major telephone carrier in the United States, has gone exactly sideways for the past six months. Some analysts are less than enthusiastic about the stock—The Street rated the company a Hold due to debt management risk.

But I say you can’t fight the tape, especially when it comes to short-term gains. The stock broke out to close at $6.03 on much larger than usual volume on March 19, and has been creeping up since. My expectation is that bulls are eroding bears’ grip on this stock, and once sellers capitulate, Sprint shares will start really living up to their name. If it slips back into its side shuffle, that’s OK as long as it doesn’t last too long.

Recommendation: Buy Sprint for a $7.00 target.

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