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Ecolab Inc. (ECL) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Package Goods/Cosmetics
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 16 Nov 2017NoneBullish EngulfingFri, 03 Nov 20170.46%
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131.99 0.00 (0%) Nov 16 4:00pm EST
Open: 130.52 Range: 130.36 - 132.53 Vol: 1.42M Avg Vol: 870.18K
EPS: 4.37 P/E ratio: 29.87 EBITDA: 2.89B Mkt Cap: 37.81B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 131.11
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 131.47
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 131.32
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 129.27
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How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of ECL

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Ecolab Inc." (ECL)?

ECL is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, ECL has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 95% of the time with an average daily volume of 870.2K shares being traded. For the medium term however, the 50 day moving average is indicating a trading range with a bearish downward bias. ECL'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 ECL. Some good levels to consider entering long positions in ECL are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 131.32 and 129.27 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ECL".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $136.53* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 16 Nov 2017
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