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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, 24 Oct 2014DojiDojiTue, 14 Oct 20146.59%
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32.99 0.08 (0.24%) Oct 24 4:00pm EDT
Open: 32.99 Range: 32.80 - 33.17 Vol: 855.05K Avg Vol: 1.91M
EPS: -0.06 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 448.4M Mkt Cap: 5.707B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 32.51
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 32.10
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 33.16
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 32.44
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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 82% of the time with an average daily volume of 1.9M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 33.16, 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 is in a trading range and is generally bucking the trend with a bearish bias. BKD was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 25% of the time in the last month of trading. Objectively, in a strong uptrend, the high probability strategy is to buy dips. A good area for traders who are considering taking a long position in BKD is near the 200 SMA currently at 32.44. 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 - Fri, 24 Oct 2014
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