Intel stock: buy or sell

INTC stock price: $60.74 4.13% At close on Mar 5th, 2021

Updated on:
Mar 7th, 2021


Intel stock brief

  • Intel stock skyrocketed 4.13% to close at $60.74 on the stock market on Friday, breaking a streak of 3 sessions in negative.
  • Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells essential technologies for the cloud, smart, and connected devices for retail, industrial, and consumer uses worldwide.

Should I buy Intel stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $INTC stock a buy?

In the current situation of Intel there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $INTC will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Intel stock?

When you own stock shares with some profit, it's really hard to decide the best moment to sell and get your benefits. Much like when we have to buy shares, determining when is the best time to sell is not a fickle decision, and we must follow our own trading strategy. Our trading system selects very simple setups to guide us on when is the best moment to sell our shares. Be aware that these setups are not intended for selling short Intel stock

As a rule of thumb, you should never mantain a trade that leads to higher than expected losses upon purchase. The moment to sell shares must always be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Intel stock?

Currently, Intel stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Intel stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Intel ratings

In the last month, 2 analyst ratings were published for Intel

Intel analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Feb 5th, 2021
Needham & Company LLC Neutral
Feb 25th, 2021
Mizuho Strong buy

Intel stock analysis

SMAs overview

INTC stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $61.75 (1.66% above)
  • R2: $63.54 (4.61% above)
  • R3: $63.56 (4.64% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $60.70 (-0.07% below)
  • S2: $60.55 (-0.31% below)
  • S3: $57.91 (-4.66% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    INTC stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 last January after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Friday was 53.56. Since that level was lost, Intel price went down a 2.16%

    INTC stock RSI chart

    Intel stock price history

    Intel went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $0.20 on Mar 1980. Since then, INTC stock has risen by 30,270.00%, with an average of 756.75% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on Mar 1980 would be valued $303,700.00 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    INTC stock price history chart

    Price target for Intel stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations issue their analysis predicting how a stock will performance in the future.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, financial institutions post their price predictions based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these estimates follow the publication of new financial information by the company, and usually. Again, these targets are not direct recommendations for individual investors and should not be trusted blindly.

    There is just one price target available for Intel that predicts a price of $70.00.

    Intel stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Feb 5th, 2021
    Needham & Company LLC Not available
    Feb 25th, 2021
    Mizuho $68.00$70.00

    Earnings and financials

    Last January, Intel Corporation ($INTC) reported adjusted EPS for that highly improved Wall St. expectations. Quarterly EPS was $1.52 per share compared to the forecasted $1.10. This Q4 report represents an earnings surprise of 38.18%. Revenue was $20.0 billion versus $17.5 billion forecasted by analysts.

    In comparing, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.52, so reported EPS is 0.00%. Looking at turnover, figures barely moved compared to $202.1B year over year.

    Intel ($INTC) will host the quarterly earnings call mid next April. Wall Street analysts forecast of $1.11, that is a 26.97% less than Q4.

    Intel performance

    INTC performance compared
    Intel ($INTC) 5.40% 22.40% 17.20%

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    The opinions contained in this article are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this text does not have any knowledge of the individual conditions of the reader, his or her own finances or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Comments are provided for learning reasons only

    Intel summary

    Friday, March 5th, 2021
    Day range$58.51 - $61.18
    Previous close$58.33
    Session gain4.13%
    Average true range$2.59
    50d mov avg$56.26
    100d mov avg$52.14
    200d mov avg$52.94
    Earnings dateApril 22nd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Intel stock symbol?

    Intel Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the INTC symbol

    Is Intel stock a buy or sell?

    Intel received 2 ratings in the last 30 days: 1 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral.

    Will INTC go up?

    Intel had different price forecasts published by market analysts in the last 30 days forecasting the target price to $70.00. That is a 15.25% than the current price ($60.74).