Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) is a leading tire manufacturer that has been steadily trading lower on the charts over the past few months. The stock peaked out at $44.50 a share on April 3rd, 2017, today CTB stock is trading at $34.97. Traders should note that the stock hit its 200-week moving average today and this should serve as short term chart support. Please understand, a close below the $34.00 level on a weekly basis could trigger a further decline.
The institutional buy level for CTB stock will be around the $30.50 level. This is a chart area where the stock was defended in June 2016. This price level will usually be defended again by the institutional crowd when it is retested.