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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, 15 Jun 2017Bullish EngulfingDojiWed, 24 May 20172.35%
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40.50 0.00 (0%) Jun 22 4:00pm EDT
Open: 38.65 Range: 38.65 - 40.72 Vol: 424K Avg Vol: 277.54K
EPS: 2.81 P/E ratio: 13.79 EBITDA: 269.36M Mkt Cap: 996.02M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 38.81
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 37.87
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 34.63
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 28.77
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Daily Chart of ECPG

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

ECPG 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 57% 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. The 20 day moving average has been quite bullish with price trading above the 20 SMA for 97.5% of the time during the last two months. ECPG may strengthen further into a very strong long term trend or fall back into the trading range. The high probability trade is to still buy dips but selectively at strong support areas like the 200 SMA at 28.77. 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 $39.57* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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