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Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Non-Durables   Sub-Sector: Package Goods/Cosmetics
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 15 Jun 2017Bullish EngulfingBearish EngulfingTue, 09 May 20176.78%
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75.53 0.00 (0%) Jun 22 4:03pm EDT
Open: 75.70 Range: 75.41 - 75.86 Vol: 2.37M Avg Vol: 3.54M
EPS: 2.77 P/E ratio: 27.54 EBITDA: 4.43B Mkt Cap: 67.40B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 76.13
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 74.81
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 73.71
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 70.91
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Daily Chart of CL

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Colgate-Palmolive Company" (CL)?

CL 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 72% 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 CL 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 70.91. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "CL".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $75.42* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 15 Jun 2017
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