Oct 30, 2019 (Stock Traders Daily via COMTEX) -- The Principal Financial /zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite PFG -0.35% update and the technical summary table below can help you manage risk and optimize returns. We have day, swing, and longer-term trading plans for PFG, and 1300 other stocks too, updated in real time for our trial subscribers . The data below is a snapshot, but updates are available now.
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The technical summary data tells us to buy PFG near 49.90 with an upside target of 55.27. This data also tells us to set a stop loss @ 49.64 to protect against excessive loss in case the stock begins to move against the trade. 49.90 is the first level of support below 54.08 , and by rule, any test of support is a buy signal. In this case, support 49.90 would be being tested, so a buy signal would exist.
The technical summary data is suggesting a short of PFG as it gets near 55.27 with a downside target of 49.90. We should have a stop loss in place at 55.53 though. 55.27 is the first level of resistance above 54.08, and by rule, any test of resistance is a short signal. In this case, if resistance 55.27 is being tested, so a short signal would exist.