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Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Major Banks
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Wed, 11 Oct 2017NoneBullish EngulfingFri, 22 Sep 20177.32%
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40.69 0.00 (0%) Oct 18 4:00pm EDT
Open: 40.41 Range: 40.26 - 41.01 Vol: 296.85K Avg Vol: 361.4K
EPS: 2.43 P/E ratio: 16.78 EBITDA: 0.00 Mkt Cap: 3.29B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 40.73
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 39.20
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 37.15
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 37.63
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Daily Chart of CATY

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Cathay General Bancorp" (CATY)?

CATY is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, CATY has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 87% of the time with an average daily volume of 361.4K shares being traded. For the medium term however, the 50 day moving average is indicating a trading range with a bearish downward bias. CATY's upward trend appears to be weakening but it is still not confirmed by the 200 SMA. Confidence in the buy the dips strategy seems to be waning. The 20 day moving average seems to be confirming the 50 SMA as it is also indicating a trading range but however with a slightly bullish bias. As the long term trend is still up strongly, underlying strength in the 20 and 50 SMA can be used to time taking long/buy positions in CATY. Some good levels to consider entering long positions in CATY are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 37.15 and 37.63 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "CATY".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $40.88* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 11 Oct 2017
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