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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, 22 May 2015NoneBearish EngulfingTue, 19 May 2015-0.32%
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3.15 0.00 (0%) May 26 4:00pm EDT
Open: 3.12 Range: 3.02 - 3.17 Vol: 453.12K Avg Vol: 542.49K
EPS: -0.09 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: -523000.00 Mkt Cap: 355.34M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 3.15
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 2.90
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 2.70
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 2.36
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Daily Chart of ACLS

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

ACLS 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 57% 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 ACLS 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 2.36. 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 $4.44* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 22 May 2015
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