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Agrium Inc. (AGU) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Agricultural Chemicals
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 21 Sep 2017NoneBullish EngulfingThu, 14 Sep 20174.3%
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107.93 0.00 (0%) Sep 22 4:02pm EDT
Open: 106.93 Range: 106.93 - 108.44 Vol: 194.73K Avg Vol: 431.03K
EPS: 4.14 P/E ratio: 25.92 EBITDA: 1.62B Mkt Cap: 14.84B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 107.21
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 101.10
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 99.75
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 97.73
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Daily Chart of AGU

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Agrium Inc." (AGU)?

AGU 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 60% 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 AGU 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 97.73. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "AGU".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $107.18* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 21 Sep 2017
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