Square Stock (SQ) Rallies on Report of M&A Activity in the Payments Space

Steve Miller
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Square (SQ) Weekly Chart

On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Western Union (WU) is looking to acquire MoneyGram International (MGI). 

MGI rallied 30% on the day.

This news lifted other payment stocks including Square (SQ). SQ is up around 4% on the day.

Let’s review the weekly cycle chart (see chart).

At askSlim we use technical analysis to evaluate price charts of stocks, futures, and ETF’s. We use a combination of cycle, trend and momentum chart studies, on multiple timeframes, to present a “sum of the evidence” directional outlook in time and price.

askSlim Technical Briefing:

The weekly cycle analysis suggests that SQ is likely nearing the end of a rising phase. The next projected intermediate-term low is due in the end of July. Weekly momentum remains positive.

On the upside, the only visible resistance was the prior cycle peak resistance at 87.25.

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On the downside, there is a rising intermediate-term support at 74.43 followed by another zone of support from 66.39 – 59.88.
askSlim Sum of the Evidence:

SQ is in a rising phase in an overall very extended condition. There is a likelihood that the stock trades back down to the rising intermediate-term supports beginning at 74 by the end of July.

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