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Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) Crossed Above the 50-Day Moving Average: What That Means for Investors

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Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) reached a significant support level, and could be a good pick for investors from a technical perspective. Recently, ANF broke through the 50-day moving average, which suggests a short-term bullish trend.

One of the three major moving averages, the 50-day simple moving average is commonly used by traders and analysts to determine support or resistance levels for different types of securities. However, the 50-day is considered to be more important since it's the first marker of an up or down trend.

Moving Average Chart for ANF
Moving Average Chart for ANF

Over the past four weeks, ANF has gained 7.5%. The company is currently ranked a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), another strong indication the stock could move even higher.

The bullish case only gets stronger once investors take into account ANF's positive earnings estimate revisions. There have been 4 higher compared to none lower for the current fiscal year, and the consensus estimate has moved up as well.

Given this move in earnings estimate revisions and the positive technical factor, investors may want to keep their eye on ANF for more gains in the near future.


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