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Alere Inc. (ALR) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Biotechnology: In Vitro & In Vivo Diagnostic Substances
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Mon, 02 Oct 2017DojiDojiFri, 29 Sep 20170%
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50.99 0.00 (0%) Dec 31 7:00pm EST
Open: N/A Range: N/A Vol: 0K Avg Vol: 1.52M
EPS: -3.18 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 261.20M Mkt Cap: 4.47B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 50.29
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 50.18
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 49.84
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 45.42
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Daily Chart of ALR

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Alere Inc." (ALR)?

ALR 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 53% 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 ALR 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 45.42. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ALR".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $51.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Mon, 02 Oct 2017

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