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7 Stocks Under $10 Making Big Moves

Boyd Gaming

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Boyd Gaming (BYD - Get Report) is a multi-jurisdictional gaming company. This stock is trading up 5.3% at $7.34 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $7.30-$7.67

52-Week Range: $4.12-$9.83

Volume: 1.4 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 1.7 million

From a technical perspective, BYD is gapping up sharply higher here with decent volume right off its 200-day moving average of $7.06. Traders should now look for long-biased trades if BYD can manage to take out some near-term overhead resistance at $7.51, and then its 50-day moving average of $7.80 with high-volume.

Look for a sustained move or close above those levels with volume that's near or above 1.7 million shares. If we get that action soon, I would then add to any long positions once BYD triggers an even bigger breakout trade above $8.52 with volume. A move over $8.52 with volume will set BYD up to re-test its 2012 high of $9.75.

To see more stocks under-$10 that are making notable moves higher today, check out the Stocks Under-$10 Moving Higher portfolio on Stockpickr.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.


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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Roberto Pedone, based out of Windermere, Fla., is an independent trader who focuses on stocks, options, futures, commodities and currencies. He is also an outside contributor to and maintains the website, which he sold to Blue Wave Advisors in 2008. Roberto studied International Business at The Milwaukee School of Engineering, and he spent a year overseas studying business in Lubeck, Germany.
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