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A 52-week Low is the Lowest price in which a stock has traded in the last year. Likewise, a 52-week high is the highest price in which a stock has traded in the last year. Investors and traders use the 52-week high and 52-week low marks as a guide in determining a stock’s current and future value and as a prediction tool for future movements in price.
Investors trade stocks at or close to their 52-Week high and low marks in the hope that they can make a profit doing so. The prudent thing to do with such an indicator as the 52-Week Low or High is to learn all the ins and outs, so when it is time to trade, the trader will be ready to execute high probability winning trades.
The 52-Week highs and low points of a stock are very volatile areas in the price of a stock either to the downside or to the upside. Caution should be used when trading stocks at these levels. Extensive research is necessary in order to be successful in trading stocks at the 52-Week lows and the 52-Week high marks.