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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
Mon, 27 Apr 2015Bearish EngulfingDojiThu, 16 Apr 2015-0.21%
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79.04 0.00 (0%) Apr 28 3:29pm EDT
Open: 79.28 Range: 78.97 - 79.28 Vol: 414.66K Avg Vol: 1.06M
EPS: 2.05 P/E ratio: 38.68 EBITDA: 746.76M Mkt Cap: 9.07B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 79.31
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 79.33
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 79.06
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 77.79
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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 83% of the time with an average daily volume of 1.1M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 79.06, 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 65% 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 79.06 and 77.79 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 - Mon, 27 Apr 2015
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