The Play Of The Day
March 21, 2000
09:01 AM EST.
Good Morning Stock Fans!
Today's Play of The Day is: Cabletron Systems (NYSE: CS)
Cabletron Systems makes routers, switches, and other products that let computers talk to each other in a geographically dispersed or office/home network (known as a LAN). Cabletron sells directly to government (15% of sales), corporate, and educational customers worldwide. As part of its plan to survive in the acquire-or-be-acquired networking market, Cabletron is splitting into four separate companies based on target markets: Riverstone Networks (service provider/broadband), Enterasys Networks (corporate networks), Global Network Technology Services (GTNS, professional services), and Aprisma Management Technologies (network software). Co-founder and director Craig Benson owns 11% of Cabletron.
Stock Fans, jumping ships to the NYSE looking for higher ground.Cabletron's chart is one of my favorites. It has established a base at this current level and looks to breakout. Its numbers and ratings look great, Relative strength=91.Its timeliness and accum/distribution ratings are =A. Cabletron closed above its 10 day moving average. Stochastics and MACD say we go up from here. Buying on the dip!
Buy Area:$45.75 to $46.25
Time Frame: 2-6 days
Type of Trade: Swing
Bonus Play #1: Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT)
Motorola, Inc. provides integrated communications solutions and embedded electronic solutions, including software-enhanced wireless telephone, two-way radio, messaging and satellite communications products and systems, networking and Internet-access products, embedded semiconductor solutions and embedded electronic systems. The Company's cellular products include cellular telephones and related accessories. Semiconductor products include integrated circuit devices, digital signal processors and access memories. Land mobile products include analog and digital two-way voice and data products and systems. Motorola also manufactures and sells automotive and industrial electronics, energy storage products and systems, printed circuit boards, ceramic and quartz electronic components and electronic fluorescent ballast. On January 5, 2000, Motorola completed the acquisition of General Instrument Corporation, a leading worldwide provider of integrated and interactive broadband access solutions
Stock Fans, sounds like a Naz stock! Motorola bounced off of its 50 day moving average. I expect this to continue to move upwards and test new highs going into May 15 split. Timing indicators look great. Here is a proven money maker selling at a discount that has a target $70 above where it is right now. Buying on the morning dip!
NEW YORK, March 6 (Reuters) - Wit SoundView analyst Matthew Hoffman raised his price target on wireless phone maker Motorola Inc. to $215 from $175.
Motorola to split 3 for 1
TARGET:$168.85 - $176.53
Time Frame: 2-8 days
Type of Trade: Swing
BONUS PLAY #2 American Power Conversion (NASDAQ:APCC)
Founded in 1981, American Power Conversion (NASDAQ:APCC) is a leading provider of global, end-to-end power protection products and services, which include surge suppressors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), power conditioning equipment, related software, and professional and consulting services for Nonstop Networking(TM). APC's comprehensive solutions, which are designed for both home and corporate environments, improve the manageability, availability and performance of sensitive electronic, network, communication and industrial equipment of all sizes. APC, which is headquartered in West Kingston, Rhode Island, reported sales of $1.337 billion for the year ended December 31, 1999.
Here is the news that moved APCC today:
WEST KINGSTON, R.I., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- American Power Conversion (APC), the first power protection vendor to support both HP OpenView NNM(R) and Tivoli Management Software, today simplified remote management of APC's entire line of SNMP-enabled power protection and management solutions with significant enhancements to its PowerNet(R) family of enterprise power management software. These enhancements make APC the first power protection vendor to be certified to offer both single- and three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS) integration with HP OpenView NNM and Tivoli NetView.
Were it not for the NASADAQ markets slide yesterday, this one could well have seen $40.00 Well, we like it for that today. Traders will have itchy trigger fingers before the FED, so pick your entry carefully.
KEY INDICATORS: APCC
Buy Area: $35.50 - $36.50
Sell Stop: $34.25
TARGET: $40 perhaps today
Type of Trade: daytrade
"RUN THE OPTIONS!"
PWQ DH Apr 40 call - last ask 1 9/16
STOCKS ON OUR SCREENS TODAY:
ONVI- This one has been hammered. It looks like its gotta bounce back.
PALM- Perhaps market makers are wanting to gather this one up. looks way oversold.
XYBR- Very Strong. It looks as if it can find 20's today.
NTBK- Another powerful play right now. Its one we gotta hold. Sell stop $14.6250
MUEI- Numbers were very good as we bought this one at $17.8750 yesterday we hold for mid 20's
PDLI- Looks like it bounces back.
MSTR- Chase trys to stop some of the bleeding today as they rate it a buy. it could see $94.00. A true daytrade range play on the bounce off $88.00
AOL- Powerful indeed. It looks ready to find 70's soon
TWX- It will looks like it wants to revisit the century mark.
SFE- Oversold a bounce back to 94-95
DLK- AMEX high flyer last 2 months. It anounced a 2 for 1 split it may run more today.
NITE- under 50 its a buy.
MSON- News was good yesterday. It may make 14 today. looks strong
EXDS- 6 month Target are raised again at Banc of Amercia to $285.00
SWS- In an up market it should do nicely
NDB- It was up as much as 2 before the NASDAQ lost 165.00
CAMD- Low supply is a problem in deman over 400,000. This one could see 35-36 today.
GWRX- It seems to bounce at these levels.
ORCL- We will buy it again at $77.1250. Sell stop $76.1250, Target $81.50 perhaps today.
SMSI- It loses $19.6250 it should see $18.50
HHGP- look for a bounce off $22.00. $2.00 move
YHOO- We short it to $155.00
RNWK- In an up market it should see $68.00 again
HGSI- Looks to bounce oversold. Watch for blocks on BIO TECHS.
AMGN- at $58.00 it holds support its a buy for $63.00 2 days
Have a great day!
More to come.....
and Team of Pro Traders!