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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, 23 Apr 2014NoneBearish EngulfingThu, 10 Apr 20140.5%
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20.14 -0.91 (-4.52%) Apr 23 4:00pm EDT
Open: 20.97 Range: 19.90 - 21.12 Vol: 2.38M Avg Vol: 2.3M
EPS: -0.44 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: -38.2M Mkt Cap: 1.840B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 19.97
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 21.28
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 24.73
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 23.17
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Daily Chart of ACAD

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

Although ACAD is currently trading below its 200 day moving average, it is prudent to note that in the last 52 weeks, ACAD has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 95% of the time with an average daily volume of 2.3M shares changing hands. This could portend a sustained reversal in trend, or just a slight bump in the road prior to resuming its bullish bias.The 50 day moving average indicates a medium term trading range with a bullish upside inclination. The 20 day moving average is however on a slight bearish bias, otherwise, it is also indicating range bound trading. Objectively, as long as ACAD is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and traders can expect a lot of resistance near the 200 SMA currently at 23.17. Technically there are too many uncertainties to recommend a buy on this stock at this moment. 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 $33.20* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
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