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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, 24 Oct 2014NoneBearish EngulfingWed, 22 Oct 20141.29%
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77.95 0.27 (0.35%) Oct 24 4:00pm EDT
Open: 77.82 Range: 77.50 - 78.17 Vol: 569.63K Avg Vol: 2.79M
EPS: 2.49 P/E ratio: 31.20 EBITDA: 786.5M Mkt Cap: 8.882B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 77.36
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 77.34
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 78.35
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 66.81
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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 53% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 2.8M shares changing hands. The 50 day moving average indicates a medium term trading range with a bullish upside inclination. The 20 day moving average indicates FDO is in a trading range with a bearish downside bias. Although still too early to confirm and with the longer term trend still pointing up, this may be an early indication of a trend reversal taking shape. Buyers need to be cautious and pick levels which may have significant support such as the 200 day SMA currently at 66.81. 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, 24 Oct 2014
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