Meta Platforms Inc. (NASDAQ: META) seems to be poised for a price surge as per its latest charts. The company develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, wearables, and in-home devices worldwide. The company was formerly known as Facebook, Inc. and changed its name to Meta Platforms, Inc. in October 2021.
The stock was also a part of our recent watchlist for breakout stocks.
#1 Falling Wedge Pattern Breakout: As you can see from the daily chart, the stock was forming a falling wedge pattern for the past few weeks. These are marked as purple color lines. The stock has currently broken out of the falling wedge pattern and looks poised for an upmove. A falling wedge is a bullish pattern and a breakout from it implies that the stock may move higher in the short term.
#2 Price above MA: The price is currently above the short-term moving average of 50-day SMA indicating that the bulls are still in control. This is a positive indication.
#3 MACD Above Signal Line: In the daily chart, the MACD line (light blue color) is currently above the MACD signal line (orange color) which is typically considered bullish.
#4 Bullish ADX: The ADX indicator shows that the +DI line is currently above the –DI line and the ADX line has started to move up from below the –DI and +DI lines. This indicates possible bullishness.
#5 Bullish RSI: The RSI is above 50 and moving higher, indicating bullishness.
#6 Above Support Area: As you can see from the weekly chart, the stock has currently moved up from a support level. This level is marked as a pink color dotted line. This looks like a good area for the stock to move higher.
#6 %K above %D: The %K (blue) line of stochastic has currently crossed above the %D (Orange) line in the weekly chart. This is a possible bullish indication.
#7 Bullish MACD: The MACD line is above the MACD signal line in the weekly chart as well, indicating bullishness.
#8 Bullish RSI: In the weekly chart, the RSI is currently moving higher from oversold levels. This is a possible bullish sign.
Recommended Trade (based on the charts)
Buy Levels: If you want to get in on this trade, you can purchase the shares of META above the price of around $121.40.
TP: Our target prices are $133 and $141 in the next 3-6 months.
SL: To limit risk, place stop-loss at $115.00. Note that the stop-loss is on a closing basis.
Our target potential upside is 9% to 16% in the next 3 to 6 months.
For a risk of $6.40, our target rewards are $11.60 and $19.60. This is a nearly 1:2 and 1:3 risk-reward trade.
In other words, this trade offers nearly 2x to 3x more potential upside than downside.
Risks to Consider
The stock may reverse its overall trend if it breaks down from the breakout level of the falling wedge pattern with a high volume. 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.
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