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ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Banks
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneDojiTue, 21 Nov 20171.19%
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16.19 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EST
Open: 16.18 Range: 15.97 - 16.19 Vol: 5.05K Avg Vol: 9.61K
EPS: 0.64 P/E ratio: 25.27 EBITDA: 0.00 Mkt Cap: 172.66M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 16.05
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 15.89
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 15.74
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 15.17
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Daily Chart of ESSA

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "ESSA Bancorp, Inc." (ESSA)?

ESSA 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 64% 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. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation ESSA 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 15.17. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ESSA".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $16.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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