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Almost Family Inc (AFAM) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Medical/Nursing Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneDojiWed, 15 Nov 201713.87%
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59.95 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EDT
Open: 61.45 Range: 59.10 - 61.50 Vol: 254.31K Avg Vol: 123.97K
EPS: 1.47 P/E ratio: 30.12 EBITDA: 40.38M Mkt Cap: 606.98M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 62.23
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 54.96
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 50.96
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 51.86
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Daily Chart of AFAM

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Almost Family Inc" (AFAM)?

AFAM 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 77% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. Even the 20 day moving average is trading in a range but with a bullish bias. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation AFAM 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 51.86. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "AFAM".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $55.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 28 Nov 2017
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