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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, 21 Sep 2017NoneDojiThu, 07 Sep 201710.03%
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53.50 0.00 (0%) Sep 22 4:00pm EDT
Open: 52.99 Range: 52.99 - 53.70 Vol: 115.18K Avg Vol: 154.89K
EPS: 2.10 P/E ratio: 25.16 EBITDA: 100.27M Mkt Cap: 1.22B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 52.26
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 49.49
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 49.83
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 59.51
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Daily Chart of ASTE

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

ASTE 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 ASTE has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 53% of the time. The medium term trend for ASTE is extremely bearish and weak, having traded almost 87% of the time below the 50 day moving average. The 20 day moving average is indicating range bound trading, also with a bearish bias. Objectively, as long as ASTE 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 59.51. 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 "ASTE".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $61.86* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 21 Sep 2017
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