Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) gained 5.67% during trading on Friday, going up from its prior closing price of $56.65 to $59.86 The stock price went upward in 7 of the last 10 days and has generated 5.74% during the last two weeks. The upbeat movement of both volume and price during the recent session is interpreted as a good sign, and, overall 0.53 million more shares exchanged hands compared with prior day. In total, 1.52 M shares exchanged hands for about $90.72 million.
Inside AZPN’s Recent Trend
Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) lies the upper part of a wide and falling trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good selling opportunity for the short-term trader as reaction back towards the lower part of the trend can be expected. A break down through the support point at $60.50 will initially suggest a lower tendency for declines in the price and this might very well be an early sign that a trend shift is coming. Short-term traders are anticipated to see a retreat of -5.14% over the course of a quarter and, with 90% chance the price will be floating in the range of $50.11 and $57.39 in this timeframe.
Aspen Technology, Inc. Technical Signals
AZPN has witnessed its long term and short term MA triggering a buy signal. Many traders watch for short-term averages to cross above long-term averages to signal the beginning of a uptrend. Upon corrections, the price will meet support from the averages between $57.72 and $56.56. A break down through these support points will trigger sell signals. Its pivot point low generated buy signal on Thursday August 10, 2017, which calls for additional surge until the stock forms a new pivot point high. There was increase in both volume and price. This is usually interpreted as a good sign as traders widely believe rising stock should see increasing volume.
Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) Support And Resistance Levels
Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) recorded volume accumulation so there will probably be a surplus of buyers at $58.40. In case of gains, the next resistance from accumulated volume will not be far away from today’s level at $61.70, $62.02 and $62.33.
Accumulated volume is going to prevent the price from rising further at $61.70 and this action will lead the price to take a temporary pause or stay muted for a few days.
Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) Risk Assessment
The number of shares changed hands in the stock is good, indicating the interest and low risk associated with it. In the most recent session, the stock price hovered around $7.88 (14.73%) between intraday high and intraday low. Each day in the past 1 week, the average volatility remained at 4.25%.