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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
Wed, 23 Apr 2014DojiBullish EngulfingThu, 17 Apr 2014-1.54%
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1.92 -0.02 (-1.04%) Apr 23 4:00pm EDT
Open: 1.92 Range: 1.90 - 1.94 Vol: 344.43K Avg Vol: 713.17K
EPS: -0.16 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: -10.2M Mkt Cap: 212.6M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 1.92
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 2.04
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 2.18
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 2.19
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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)?

Although ACLS is currently trading below its 200 day moving average, it is prudent to note that in the last 52 weeks, ACLS has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 93% of the time with an average daily volume of 713.2K 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.For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also indicating range bound trading with a bearish bias. Objectively, as long as ACLS 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 2.19. 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 "ACLS".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $3.17* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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