Tara’s Breakout Stock Alert: Loral Space & Communications (LORL)

The satellite communications company incorporated in Delaware, Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: LORL) shows signs of an upcoming price surge according to its latest charts.

Bullish Indications

#1 Falling Wedge Breakout: The daily chart of LORL shows that the stock was trading within a falling wedge pattern during the past few months. This pattern is marked in the daily chart in pink color. The stock has currently broken out from it. Once the stock moves breaks out from a bullish pattern like the Falling Wedge Pattern, it has the potential to move further up.

Daily Chart – LORL

#2 MACD above Signal Line: The daily chart shows that the MACD line (blue color) has crossed above the MACD signal line (orange color). This is a possible bullish setup.

#3 Price above MAs: The price is currently above both the short-term moving average of 50-day SMA and the longer-term moving average of 200-day SMA.

This usually implies a possible bullish bias for the stock.

#4 Bullish ADX and DI: The ADX indicator shows bullishness because (+DI) is greater than (-DI), ADX and (+DI) are above (-DI), and ADX is moving up from below (-DI) and (+DI).

#5 Bullish Aroon: The value of Aroon Up (orange line) is above 70 while Aroon Down (blue line) is below 30 in the daily chart.

This indicates possible bullishness.

#6 RSI -Price Bullish Divergence: The weekly chart shows that there is a bullish divergence between RSI and price. While the price formed a lower low, the RSI formed to a higher low. This is marked as blue dotted lines in the chart. A bullish divergence is usually the sign of a possible upmove in the near-term.

Weekly Chart – LORL

#7 Bullish Stoch: The %K line (blue color) is above the %D (orange color) of the stochastic in the weekly chart. This is a possible bullish sign.

#8 Bullish RSI: The RSI is currently above 50 and moving up in the weekly chart. This is a possible bullish sign.

Recommended Trade (based on the charts)

Buy Price: If you want to get in on this trade, you can purchase half the intended quantity of shares of LORL at the current price of $38.26. The rest of the shares can be purchased once the stock crosses above the resistance level of $41.50.

TP: Our target prices are $48 and $55 in the next 4 to 6 months.

SL: To limit risk, place a stop loss below $34.50 (for entry near $38.26) and $37.20 (for entry near $41.50). Note that this stop loss is on a closing basis.

Our target potential upside is almost 15% to 44% in the next 4-6 months.

  • Entry at $38.26: For a risk of $3.76, our first target reward is $9.74 and the second target reward is $16.74. This is a nearly 1:3 and 1:5 risk-reward trade.
  • Entry at $41.50: For a risk of $4.30, our first target reward is $6.50 and the second target reward is $13.50. This is a 1:2 and 1:3 risk-reward trade.

Overall, this trade offers nearly 2x to 5x more potential upside than downside.

Risks to Consider

The stock may reverse its overall trend if it breaks down with high volume from the falling wedge pattern. The sell-off of the stock could also be triggered in case of any negative news, overall weakness in the market, or any regulatory changes in the sector.

Happy Trading!


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