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First Bancorp (FBNC) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Major Banks
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneBearish EngulfingMon, 27 Nov 20171.94%
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37.28 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EDT
Open: 36.63 Range: 36.46 - 37.37 Vol: 146.81K Avg Vol: 80.38K
EPS: 1.43 P/E ratio: 25.57 EBITDA: 0.00 Mkt Cap: 905.68M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 36.91
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 36.23
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 35.45
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 31.46
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Daily Chart of FBNC

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "First Bancorp" (FBNC)?

FBNC is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, FBNC has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 100% of the time with an average daily volume of 80.4K shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 35.45 for FBNC is also very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. This bullish stance is further reinforced by FBNC's ability to stay over the 20 day moving average for more than 82.5% 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 FBNC are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 35.45 and 31.46 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "FBNC".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $38.33* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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