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Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Energy   Sub-Sector: Integrated oil Companies
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 27 Jun 2017NoneBearish EngulfingWed, 24 May 20172.33%
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13.18 0.00 (0%) Jun 27 4:02pm EDT
Open: 13.20 Range: 13.12 - 13.45 Vol: 407.19K Avg Vol: 466K
EPS: -0.56 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 146.56M Mkt Cap: 942.32M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 13.24
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 12.86
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 12.24
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 10.72
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Daily Chart of ALJ

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Alon USA Energy, Inc." (ALJ)?

ALJ 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 55% 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 ALJ 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 10.72. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ALJ".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $11.70* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 27 Jun 2017
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