Genuine Parts GPC Proactive Strategies

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Longer Term Trading Plans for GPC
  • Buy GPC slightly over 146.81 target n/a stop loss @ 146.39. Details
  • The technical summary data tells us to buy GPC near 146.81, but there is no current upside target from the summary table. In this case we should wait until either an update to the summary table has been made (which usually happens at the beginning of every trading day), or until the position has been stopped. The data does tell us to set a stop loss 146.39 to protect against excessive loss in case the stock begins to move against the trade. 146.81 is the first level of support below 160.59, and by rule, any test of support is a buy signal. In this case, if support 146.81 is being tested, a buy signal would exist.

  • NONE . Details
  • NONE .
    There are no current resistance levels from the summary table, and therefore there are no Short resistance Plans which tell us to short upon tests of resistance. Resistance levels have broken higher and unless the stock reverses lower and below support levels again short positions look risky.

Swing Trading Plans for GPC
  • Buy GPC slightly over 161.42, target n/a, Stop Loss @ 160.95 Details
  • If 161.42 begins to break higher, the technical summary data tells us to buy GPC just slightly over 161.42, with an upside target of n/a. The data also tells us to set a stop loss @ 160.95 in case the stock turns against the trade. 161.42 is the first level of resistance above 160.59, and by rule, any break above resistance is a buy signal. In this case, 161.42, initial resistance, would be breaking higher, so a buy signal would exist. Because this plan is based on a break of resistance, it is referred to as a Long Resistance Plan.

  • Short GPC near 161.42, target 157.55, Stop Loss @ 161.89. Details
  • The technical summary data is suggesting a short of GPC if it tests 161.42 with a downside target of 157.55. We should have a stop loss in place at 161.89 though in case the stock begins to move against the trade. By rule, any test of resistance is a short signal. In this case, if resistance, 161.42, is being tested a short signal would exist. Because this plan is a short plan based on a test of resistance it is referred to as a Short Resistance Plan.

Day Trading Plans for GPC
  • Buy GPC slightly over 161.58, target n/a, Stop Loss @ 161.2 Details
  • If 161.58 begins to break higher, the technical summary data tells us to buy GPC just slightly over 161.58, with an upside target of n/a. The data also tells us to set a stop loss @ 161.2 in case the stock turns against the trade. 161.58 is the first level of resistance above 160.59, and by rule, any break above resistance is a buy signal. In this case, 161.58, initial resistance, would be breaking higher, so a buy signal would exist. Because this plan is based on a break of resistance, it is referred to as a Long Resistance Plan.

  • Short GPC near 161.58, target 159.76, Stop Loss @ 161.96. Details
  • The technical summary data is suggesting a short of GPC if it tests 161.58 with a downside target of 159.76. We should have a stop loss in place at 161.96 though in case the stock begins to move against the trade. By rule, any test of resistance is a short signal. In this case, if resistance, 161.58, is being tested a short signal would exist. Because this plan is a short plan based on a test of resistance it is referred to as a Short Resistance Plan.

GPC Ratings for August 17:

Term →Near Mid Long
Rating Strong Strong Neutral
P1 0 0 128.61
P2 159.76 157.55 137.75
P3 161.58 161.42 146.81

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GPC Long Term Analysis for August 17 2022


GPC Swing Trading Analysis for August 17 2022


GPC Day Trading Analysis for August 17 2022

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Instructions:

The rules that govern the data in this report are the rules of Technical Analysis.  For example, if GPC is testing support buy signals surface, and resistance is the target.  Conversely, if resistance is being tested, that is a sign to control risk or short, and support would be the downside target accordingly.  In each case, the trigger point is designed to be both an ideal place to enter a position (avoid trading in the middle of a trading channel), and it acts as a level of risk control too.

Swing Trades, Day Trades, and Longer term Trading Plans:

This data is refined to differentiate trading plans for Day Trading, Swing Trading, and Long Term Investing plans for GPC too.  All of these are offered below the Summary Table.