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AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (APU) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Services   Sub-Sector: Other Specialty Stores
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 15 Jun 2017DojiBearish EngulfingMon, 05 Jun 20170.2%
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44.20 0.00 (0%) Jun 23 4:02pm EDT
Open: 43.55 Range: 43.55 - 44.33 Vol: 85.24K Avg Vol: 180.97K
EPS: 1.23 P/E ratio: 37.36 EBITDA: 568.91M Mkt Cap: 4.27B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 44.04
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 43.90
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 45.08
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 46.04
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Daily Chart of APU

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "AmeriGas Partners, L.P." (APU)?

APU is trading below its 200 day moving average and objectively, many will consider the long term trend to be down. Care must however be taken with this view as in its last 52 week trading history, it is noted that APU has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 70% of the time. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also indicating range bound trading with a bearish bias. Objectively, as long as APU is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and traders can expect a lot of resistance near the 200 SMA currently at 46.04. Technically there are too many uncertainties to recommend a buy on this stock at this moment. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "APU".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $45.72* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 15 Jun 2017
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