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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Durables   Sub-Sector: Major Pharmaceuticals
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Wed, 22 Oct 2014NoneBullish EngulfingWed, 15 Oct 20143.23%
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26.36 0.44 (1.69%) Oct 23 2:56pm EDT
Open: 26.25 Range: 25.90 - 26.59 Vol: 589.27K Avg Vol: 1.2M
EPS: -0.67 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: -62.5M Mkt Cap: 2.577B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 26.12
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 25.02
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 25.16
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 23.27
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Daily Chart of ACAD

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc." (ACAD)?

ACAD is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 63% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation ACAD will return into the established trading range. However, a more conservative and higher probability trade is to still buy dips as the longer term trend is still up. A good place to accummulate longs is at the 200 SMA currently near 23.27. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ACAD".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $34.92* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 22 Oct 2014
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