Smooth Sailing For Austal

Technicals | Sep 03 2019

By Michael Gable 

Share markets in the US and Australia ended last week on a positive note. Crucially though, they are once again testing some major resistance levels. The US market doesn't look as dangerous as it did a few weeks ago, but we are not out of the woods yet. The next few days will crucially provide us with some more guidance as to where the next move will be. This week identify an opportunity in Austal ((ASB)).

Our prior comment on ASB was back in April when we recommended that it could be bought on any dips. It continued to head higher until consolidating the move during July – August by forming a bullish flag. It has now broken out of that formation on good volume. ASB should therefore now resume the uptrend.

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Michael Gable is managing Director of  Fairmont Equities (www.fairmontequities.com)

Fairmont Equities is a share advisory firm assisting Private Clients with the professional management of their share portfolio. We are based in the Sydney CBD but provide services to private clients across Australia. We believe that the concepts of fundamental analysis and technical analysis of stocks are not mutually exclusive. Regardless of whether you are a trader or long term investor, combining both methods is crucial to success. As a result, the unique analysis of Fairmont Equities is featured regularly in the media such as Sky News Business, CNBC, The Australian Financial Review, and the ASX newsletter. Contact us for a free trial of our research and information on our portfolio management services. 

Michael is RG146 Accredited and holds the following formal qualifications:

• Bachelor of Engineering, Hons. (University of Sydney) 
• Bachelor of Commerce (University of Sydney) 
• Diploma of Mortgage Lending (Finsia) 
• Diploma of Financial Services [Financial Planning] (Finsia) 
• Completion of ASX Accredited Derivatives Adviser Levels 1 & 2

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