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Check Point Software (CHKP)

This company develops technologies to secure communications and transactions over the Internet by enterprises and consumers. This stock is trading up 6.44% at $54.18 in recent trading.

Today's Volume: 3,748,000

Average Volume: 1,854,080

Volume % Change: 290%

Shares of CHKP are spiking notably higher today after the company posted financial results that beat Wall Street expectations. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $356.8 million versus estimates of $355.6 million.

From a technical standpoint, CHKP is soaring today on monster volume as the stock quickly approaches its 50-day moving average of $54.26. Traders should look for long biased trades if CHKP can manage to clear its 50-day and its 200-day moving average of $54.83 with heavy volume, either today or in the next few trading sessions. If we see that action on volume that's near or above 1.85 million shares, then look for this stock to trade up towards its next significant overhead resistance levels at $56.70 to $59.

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