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First Community Bancshares, Inc. (FCBC) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Major Banks
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneDojiFri, 10 Nov 20178.46%
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30.13 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EDT
Open: 29.46 Range: 28.78 - 30.27 Vol: 36.46K Avg Vol: 21.74K
EPS: 1.49 P/E ratio: 20.03 EBITDA: 0.00 Mkt Cap: 508.30M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 29.40
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 28.85
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 29.05
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 26.95
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Daily Chart of FCBC

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "First Community Bancshares, Inc." (FCBC)?

FCBC 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 70% 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 FCBC 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 26.95. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "FCBC".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $29.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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