Trade Ideas Newsletter 05/06/2016

SNA is positioned for a contrarian breakdown

Based on the above analysis in SNA, traders should verify that their portfolio can handle increased risk from an additional position. Also ensure that SNA improves diversification in your current portfolio. Lastly, clever traders check how a new position matches up with not just their account, but the previaling market action as well. For example, take a look at the S&P 500. Is it moving to the upside or downside? Has it recently broken a key ceiling or floor? Be sure to line up your trading actions on SNA with the trend in the overall market.

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Right now the proprietary sentiment levels, calculated by Traders For Wealth, indicate an suprisingly positive bias toward SNA. However, the price action in SNA has been moving down contrary to the sentiment. This could be a strong sign of an impending contrarian breakdown. Traders should view this as a bearish position and make sure it is confirmed by overall market action, and in line with their current portfolio.

Snap-On Inc (SNA)

Snap-On Incorporated is a manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users. The Company’s segments include Commercial & Industrial Group, the Snap-on Tools Group, the Repair Systems & Information Group and Financial Services. Its Commercial & Industrial Group segment consists of business operations serving a range of industrial and commercial customers across the world. Its Snap-on Tools Group segment consists of business operations serving vehicle service and repair technicians. Its Repair Systems & Information Group segment consists of business operations serving other professional vehicle repair customers around the world. Financial Services segment consists of the business operations of Snap-on Credit LLC (SOC), which has the Company’s financial services business in the United States, and Snap-on’s other financial services subsidiaries in those international markets where Snap-on has franchise operations.