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VCA Antech (
WOOF) operates as an animal healthcare company in the U.S. and Canada. This stock closed up 1.9% at $28.02 on Wednesday.
Wednesday's Volume: 2.14 million
Average Volume: 771,456
Volume % Change: 193%
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From a technical perspective, WOOF trended modestly higher here right above some near-term support at $27.50 with heavy upside volume. This stock has been uptrending strong for the last three months, with shares soaring higher from its low of $20.89 to its intraday high of $28.19. During that move, shares of WOOF have been mostly making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed shares of WOOF into new 52-week-high territory.
Traders should now look for long-biased trades in WOOF as long as it's trending above $27.50 or above $26.50 and then once it sustains a move or close above it 52-week high at $28.19 with volume that this near or above 771,456 shares. If we get that move soon, then WOOF will set up to enter new 52-week-high territory, which is bullish technical price action. Some possible upside targets off that breakout are $30 to $35.