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#1 Torchmark Corporation (TMK – NYSE), through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand.
2/18 UPDATE: This stock broke out for us on Monday as it traded above its TRIGGER PRICE which was posted in that morning’s Stock WatchList Morning Update of $75.15.
From there, shares continued to inch higher – and like the broader market – notched new all-time highs. Volume however lacked conviction on the advance, and this is a bit of a concern.
The stock’s ranks remain strong and the company’s fundamental history is solid, the technical action is fine with the aforementioned caveat of the lack of volume.
Shares do remain above what is near-coinciding support of the highs of the previous base and the 50-day moving average which is currently at $74.27.
Below there we have a 3rd area of support at the lows of the previous base.
Any above average volume declines would of course be the first concern, and a break of support a SELL signal.
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