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Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Technology   Sub-Sector: Industrial Machinery/Components
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 18 Aug 2017NoneDojiWed, 09 Aug 20170.73%
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20.65 0.00 (0%) Aug 18 4:00pm EDT
Open: 19.90 Range: 19.65 - 20.80 Vol: 572.76K Avg Vol: 483.51K
EPS: 0.93 P/E ratio: 22.16 EBITDA: 37.37M Mkt Cap: 644.75M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 20.59
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 21.31
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 22.17
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 18.00
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How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of ACLS

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Axcelis Technologies, Inc." (ACLS)?

ACLS is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, ACLS has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 100% of the time with an average daily volume of 483.5K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 22.17, although still maintaining a bullish inclination, is however exhibiting characteristics of a medium term trading range. As the dominant long term trend is still up strongly, the high probability trade is still buying the dips. The 20 day moving average is in a trading range and is generally bucking the trend with a bearish bias. ACLS was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 30% of the time in the last month of trading. Objectively, in a strong uptrend, the high probability strategy is to buy dips. A good area for traders who are considering taking a long position in ACLS is near the 200 SMA currently at 18.00. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ACLS".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $25.40* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 18 Aug 2017
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