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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, 21 Sep 2017NoneDojiFri, 15 Sep 2017-0.08%
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131.33 0.00 (0%) Sep 22 4:02pm EDT
Open: 131.00 Range: 130.74 - 131.44 Vol: 761.92K Avg Vol: 832.51K
EPS: 4.37 P/E ratio: 29.94 EBITDA: 2.89B Mkt Cap: 37.89B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 130.81
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 131.10
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 131.52
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 126.88
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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 92% of the time with an average daily volume of 832.5K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 131.52, 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. ECL 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 ECL is near the 200 SMA currently at 126.88. 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 $136.65* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 21 Sep 2017
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