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Capella Education Company (CPLA) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Services   Sub-Sector: Other Consumer Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneBullish EngulfingFri, 24 Nov 2017-0.9%
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82.15 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EDT
Open: 82.40 Range: 81.35 - 83.05 Vol: 190.65K Avg Vol: 68.43K
EPS: 3.87 P/E ratio: 21.02 EBITDA: 71.59M Mkt Cap: 950.60M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 82.26
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 82.48
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 74.47
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 79.39
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Daily Chart of CPLA

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Capella Education Company" (CPLA)?

CPLA 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 74% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. Even the 20 day moving average is trading in a range but with a bullish bias. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation CPLA 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 79.39. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "CPLA".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $85.75* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 28 Nov 2017
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