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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
Fri, 27 Feb 2015NoneHammerFri, 20 Feb 20152.21%
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37.51 0.42 (1.12%) Feb 27 4:00pm EST
Open: 36.99 Range: 36.92 - 37.54 Vol: 2.03M Avg Vol: 2.1M
EPS: -1.01 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 605.1M Mkt Cap: 6.883B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 36.81
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 36.18
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 35.99
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 34.23
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Daily Chart of BKD

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

BKD is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, BKD has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 96% of the time with an average daily volume of 2.1M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 35.99, although still maintaining a bullish inclination, is however exhibiting characteristics of a medium term trading range. As the dominant long term trend is still up strongly, the high probability trade is still buying the dips. The 20 day moving average, although in a trading range, generally confirms this view as the underlying strength in BKD still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 62.5% of the time in the last two months of trading. Traders who are thinking of going long BKD shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 35.99 and 34.23 respectively. 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 $41.17* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 27 Feb 2015
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