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Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Finance Companies
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 16 Nov 2017HammerBearish EngulfingWed, 01 Nov 20172.18%
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46.80 0.00 (0%) Nov 16 4:00pm EST
Open: 46.60 Range: 43.70 - 46.85 Vol: 932.79K Avg Vol: 244.71K
EPS: 2.44 P/E ratio: 19.03 EBITDA: 257.54M Mkt Cap: 1.20B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 48.33
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 47.38
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 45.00
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 38.42
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Daily Chart of ECPG

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Encore Capital Group Inc" (ECPG)?

ECPG is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, ECPG has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 99% of the time with an average daily volume of 244.7K shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 45.00 for ECPG is also very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. This bullish stance is further reinforced by ECPG's ability to stay over the 20 day moving average for more than 92.5% of the time in the last 2 months of trading. There is however a possibility of profit taking setting in and it may be prudent to lighten up on strength and re-enter during a retracement. Good places to re-enter ECPG are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 45.00 and 38.42 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ECPG".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $45.79* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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