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iRobot Earns IBD Rating Upgrade

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On Thursday, iRobot ( IRBT ) received a positive adjustment to its Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating , from 68 to 71.

[ibd-display-video id=2368044 width=50 float=left autostart=true] IBD's proprietary rating identifies price action with a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score. The score shows how a stock's price behavior over the trailing 52 weeks compares to all the other stocks in our database.

History shows that the market's biggest winners often have an RS Rating of over 80 in the early stages of their moves. See if iRobot can continue to show renewed price strength and hit that benchmark.

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iRobot has risen more than 5% past a 64.09 entry in a first-stage cup without handle , meaning it's now out of a proper buy range. Look for the stock to offer a new chance to pick up shares like a three-weeks tight or pullback to the 50-day or 10-week moving average.

Earnings growth rose last quarter from -29% to -14%. But revenue gains fell from 23% to 22%. The next quarterly results are expected on or around Feb. 8.

The company earns the No. 6 rank among its peers in the Household-Appliances/Hardware industry group. Sodastream International ( SODA ), Welbilt ( WBT ) and Middleby ( MIDD ) are among the top 5 highly rated stocks within the group.

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