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Aflac Incorporated (AFL) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Accident &Health Insurance
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 19 Oct 2017Bullish EngulfingDojiWed, 18 Oct 20170.82%
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84.71 0.00 (0%) Oct 20 10:16am EDT
Open: 85.14 Range: 84.39 - 85.24 Vol: 240.13K Avg Vol: 1.57M
EPS: 6.61 P/E ratio: 12.77 EBITDA: 4.75B Mkt Cap: 33.38B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 84.03
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 83.19
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 82.21
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 76.13
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How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of AFL

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Aflac Incorporated" (AFL)?

AFL is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, AFL has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 85% of the time with an average daily volume of 1.6M shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 82.21 for AFL is also very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. The 20 day moving average is however indicating a predominance of range bound trading but still with a bullish bias. AFL may experience some profit taking due to its strong performance thus far, so it may be prudent to lighten up on strength or sudden upward momentum. Good places to re-enter AFL are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 82.21 and 76.13 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "AFL".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $81.25* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 19 Oct 2017
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