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Downgrade Alert for Opnet Technologies (OPNT)
[November 30, 2012]

Downgrade Alert for Opnet Technologies (OPNT)

Nov 30, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) Upgrades/Downgrades via COMTEX) -- Opnet Technologies (NASDAQ:OPNT) was downgraded from Buy to Neutral at Mizuho today. The stock closed yesterday at $41.51 on volume of 246,000 shares, below average daily volume of 285,000. OPNET Technologies, Inc. provides predictive network management software solutions. The Company's suite of products combines predictive simulation and a comprehensive understanding of network technologies.

Opnet Technologies (NASDAQ:OPNT) is currently priced 3.1% above its average consensus analyst price target of $40.21. Opnet Technologies shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $36.41 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $29.61.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Opnet Technologies have traded between a low of $22.08 and a high of $47.97 and closed yesterday at $41.51, which is 88% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Opnet Technologies on May 16th, 2012 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $26.65. Since that recommendation, shares of Opnet Technologies have risen 55.8%. We continue to monitor OPNT for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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