's Chart of the Day - Aspen Technology
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 AZPN - Aspen Technology

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the computer software company Aspen Technology (AZPN). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list by the most frequent number of new hihgs in the last month, then I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 8/6 the stock gained 11.83%.

Aspen Technology Inc. is a recognized expert and leading provider of award-winning assett optimization software and services. AspenTech's integrated aspenONE solutions enable manufacturers to reduce costs, increase capacity, and optimize operational performance end-to-end throughout the engineering, plant operations, and supply chain management processes, resulting in millions of dollars in cost savings.


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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 56% technical buy signals
  • 81.90+ Weighted Alpha
  • 78.91% gain in the last year
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 15 new highs and up 5.89% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 56.99%
  • Technical support level at 112.31
  • Recently traded at 114.02 with a 50 day moving average of 105.89

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $8.42 billion
  • P/E 57.44
  • Revenue expected to grow 11.30% this year and another 6.80% next year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 40.70% this year, an additional 8.90% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 1.70% for the next 5 years
  • Wall Street analysts issued 3 strong buy, 3 hold and 2 sell recommendations on the stock