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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Services   Sub-Sector: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 19 Dec 2014HammerBullish EngulfingMon, 01 Dec 2014-0.58%
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78.96 -0.50 (-0.63%) Dec 19 4:04pm EST
Open: 79.32 Range: 78.47 - 79.34 Vol: 2.24M Avg Vol: 1.11M
EPS: 2.49 P/E ratio: 31.91 EBITDA: 786.5M Mkt Cap: 9.000B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 79.21
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 79.33
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 78.47
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 69.71
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Daily Chart of FDO

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Family Dollar Stores, Inc." (FDO)?

FDO is in a long term trading range with a downward bias. This stock has traded about 52% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 1.1M shares changing hands. In the medium term however, the 50 day moving average for FDO is very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. The 20 day moving average is also very bullish. Although the medium term moving averages look good for longs, buyers still have to be cautious as the longer term trend is still not very strong. Objectively, dips should still be bought but buyers have to be very selective in choosing a level to scale in for e.g. near the 200 SMA currently at 69.71. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "FDO".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $72.76* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 19 Dec 2014
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