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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
Wed, 11 Oct 2017NoneDojiThu, 05 Oct 2017-0.64%
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44.75 0.00 (0%) Oct 16 4:00pm EDT
Open: 45.12 Range: 44.67 - 45.21 Vol: 101.45K Avg Vol: 160.22K
EPS: 0.53 P/E ratio: 84.83 EBITDA: 521.30M Mkt Cap: 4.18B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 44.96
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 44.20
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 43.80
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 45.44
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Daily Chart of APU

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

APU is in a long term downtrend and it has traded about 62% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 160.2K shares changing hands. 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 in a trading range but however with a slight bullish bias. APU may experience some profit taking and it is unclear how strong buying support will be for this stock as objectively, it is still in a long term downtrend with the 200 SMA currently at 45.44. Technically, there is very little reason to recommend a buy on this counter. 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 $45.86* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 11 Oct 2017
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