First up is $2.4 billion technology consulting firm Sapient
(SAPE - Get Report). Sapient has been more or less flat on the year, but that's not a bad thing. All the while, it's been setting up a textbook bullish setup. That makes SAPE a big breakout candidate for April.
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Sapient is currently forming an ascending triangle, a bullish setup that's formed by a horizontal resistance level above shares (in this case at $17.75) and uptrending support to the downside. Basically, as SAPE bounces in between those two technical price levels, it's getting squeezed closer and closer to a breakout above that resistance line. When that happens, it's time to be a buyer.
has been in a solid uptrend for the last year, an indication that SAPE is continuing to outperform the broad market on both the up-side and the down-side. As the S&P 500
continues to show some corrective cracks, relative strength is the single most important technical indicator you can have in your toolbox.
The 50-day moving average
has been a solid proxy for support lately, so it's a good place to put a protective stop
when buyers take out resistance at $17.75.