Sunday, February 20, 2011

Recently Recommended Stocks: What to Do With Their Price Increases?

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DeVry Inc. (DV)
is up from $47.38 to $55.18 since I recommended it on January 25. I had suggested selling at $60. Since that time, eps estimates have risen for the 2011 fiscal year, and the stock continues to climb toward $60. A cautious approach would be to sell at $59 and/or to put in a stop loss order at $52. There's a good chance that the stock will approach $60 and bounce back down towards $50, at which time you can buy and trade it again.

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) is up from $85.77 to $94.96 since I recommended it on January 31. Cautious investors can put in a stop loss order at $88. Traders can sell at $100, and possibly see the stock bounce to $90 for another trading opportunity.

Walt Disney Co. (DIS) is up 10% and reaching new highs since I recommended it on February 2. I would suggest letting that one ride.


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