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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
Tue, 22 Aug 2017NoneMorning StarMon, 14 Aug 2017-1.33%
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80.06 0.00 (0%) Aug 23 4:02pm EDT
Open: 79.63 Range: 79.63 - 80.28 Vol: 899.83K Avg Vol: 1.53M
EPS: 6.61 P/E ratio: 12.12 EBITDA: 4.75B Mkt Cap: 31.69B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 80.07
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 80.32
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 78.87
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 73.64
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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 1.5M shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 78.87 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 78.87 and 73.64 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 $79.85* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 22 Aug 2017
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