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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
Thu, 02 Jul 2015NoneBearish EngulfingFri, 19 Jun 20150.48%
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79.29 0.00 (0%) Jul 06 3:40pm EDT
Open: 79.15 Range: 79.15 - 79.64 Vol: 2.06M Avg Vol: 1.03M
EPS: 2.05 P/E ratio: 38.75 EBITDA: 746.76M Mkt Cap: 9.09B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 79.17
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 78.90
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 78.65
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 78.42
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Daily Chart of FDO

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

FDO is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, FDO has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 90% of the time with an average daily volume of 1M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 78.65, although still maintaining a bullish inclination, is however exhibiting characteristics of a medium term trading range. As the dominant long term trend is still up strongly, the high probability trade is still buying the dips. The 20 day moving average, although in a trading range, generally confirms this view as the underlying strength in FDO still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 52.5% of the time in the last two months of trading. Traders who are thinking of going long FDO shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 78.65 and 78.42 respectively. 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 $74.58* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 02 Jul 2015
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