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Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Capital Goods   Sub-Sector: Construction/Ag Equipment/Trucks
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 16 Nov 2017NoneBearish EngulfingWed, 01 Nov 20174.12%
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53.31 0.00 (0%) Nov 16 4:00pm EST
Open: 51.99 Range: 51.89 - 53.54 Vol: 174.22K Avg Vol: 142.47K
EPS: 2.10 P/E ratio: 24.73 EBITDA: 100.27M Mkt Cap: 1.20B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 52.60
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 51.87
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 52.32
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 56.46
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Daily Chart of ASTE

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Astec Industries, Inc." (ASTE)?

ASTE 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 142.5K 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 showing some signs of weakness as ASTE has been trading below its 20 SMA for 57.5% of the time in the last 8 weeks. As ASTE is in a downtrend characterized by the 200 SMA, currently at 56.46, the most likely scenario is that rallies will be sold into until the 200 SMA is convincingly taken out. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ASTE".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $57.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 16 Nov 2017
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