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American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Agricultural Chemicals
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneHammerFri, 03 Nov 2017-8.11%
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19.25 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EST
Open: 19.05 Range: 19.05 - 19.45 Vol: 61.18K Avg Vol: 99.35K
EPS: 0.49 P/E ratio: 45.92 EBITDA: 44.28M Mkt Cap: 670.12M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 19.03
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 20.71
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 21.69
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 18.60
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Daily Chart of AVD

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "American Vanguard Corporation" (AVD)?

AVD is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, AVD has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 88% of the time with an average daily volume of 99.4K shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 21.69 for AVD is also very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. The 20 day moving average is however indicating a predominance of range bound trading with a slight bearish bias, which may indicate beginnings of a topping formation. It is unsurprising to have some profit taking set in at this stage as AVD's performance has been very strong thus far. A good area to consider taking a long position in AVD is near the 200 SMA currently at 18.60. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "AVD".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $25.75* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 17 Nov 2017
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