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Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Hospital/Nursing Management
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 26 Aug 2014NoneBearish EngulfingTue, 29 Jul 2014-0.73%
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35.15 0.20 (0.57%) Aug 27 4:02pm EDT
Open: 34.99 Range: 34.92 - 35.33 Vol: 1.09M Avg Vol: 1.89M
EPS: -0.06 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 448.4M Mkt Cap: 6.046B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 34.49
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 33.81
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 34.14
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 31.41
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Daily Chart of BKD

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Brookdale Senior Living Inc." (BKD)?

BKD is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 70% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation BKD will return into the established trading range. However, a more conservative and higher probability trade is to still buy dips as the longer term trend is still up. A good place to accummulate longs is at the 200 SMA currently near 31.41. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "BKD".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $42.44* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 26 Aug 2014
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