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Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Medical/Nursing Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 15 Jun 2017NoneBullish EngulfingThu, 08 Jun 2017-4.7%
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37.00 0.00 (0%) Jun 22 4:00pm EDT
Open: 36.50 Range: 36.25 - 37.40 Vol: 16.52K Avg Vol: 47.99K
EPS: 1.41 P/E ratio: 25.85 EBITDA: 31.98M Mkt Cap: 417.91M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 37.40
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 37.69
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 35.32
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 32.05
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How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of ADUS

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Addus HomeCare Corporation" (ADUS)?

ADUS is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, ADUS has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 82% of the time with an average daily volume of 48K shares being traded. For the medium term however, the 50 day moving average is indicating a trading range with a bearish downward bias. ADUS's upward trend appears to be weakening but it is still not confirmed by the 200 SMA. Confidence in the buy the dips strategy seems to be waning. Barring some weakness in the 50 SMA, the 20 day moving average is however bucking the medium term trend as price has been trading above the 20 SMA for 82% of time for the last two months.Objectively, ADUS's primary trend is still up meaning the higher probability strategy is to still buy dips. Timing and the buy-in price are very critical at this juncture in order to secure profits. Traders who are thinking of going long ADUS shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 35.32 and 32.05 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ADUS".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $43.25* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 15 Jun 2017
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