Protective packaging producer Intertape Polymer Group (ITP.TO) rallied 20.7% yesterday on positive earnings, which enabled it to leap up 48 spots within the Green Favored Zone of the SIA S&P/TSX Composite Index Report to 2nd place.
Accumulation in Intertape Polymer Group (ITP.TO) shares continues to accelerate. Back in the summer, the shares snapped out of a long-term downtrend and then consolidated for several weeks. Yesterday, the shares took off like a rocket, clearing prior resistance near $16.50, $18.00 and the $20.00 round number to signal the start of a new advance.
Initial upside resistance may appear at the previous peak just above $21.00, which dates back to 2017, followed by a measured $24.00 and the $25.00 round number. Initial support moves up to $18.00, a previous support/resistance level.
Since bottoming out in March, Intertape Polymer Group (ITP.TO) shares have been recovering in a step pattern of rallies followed by periods of consolidation at higher levels. Yesterday, the shares staged a major breakout, clearing $16.60 to complete a bullish Double Top pattern, then driving up through the $20.00 round number to confirm the start of a new upleg.
Next potential upside resistance appears at the 2017 peak near $21.04 followed by $21.90 based on a vertical count, and then $23.25 and $24.65, both of which are based on vertical counts. Initial support appears near $18.30 based on a 3-box reversal.
With a bullish SMAX score of 9, ITP.TO is exhibiting near-term strength against the asset classes.
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