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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, 21 Jul 2014NoneDojiWed, 16 Jul 2014-1.11%
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60.20 -0.55 (-0.91%) Jul 22 2:37pm EDT
Open: 61.00 Range: 59.81 - 61.04 Vol: 645.54K Avg Vol: 1.65M
EPS: 3.06 P/E ratio: 20.06 EBITDA: 814.7M Mkt Cap: 6.922B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 61.04
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 64.46
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 62.49
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 63.83
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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 downtrend and it has traded about 51% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 1.6M shares changing hands. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also in a trading range but however with a slight bullish bias. FDO may experience some profit taking and it is unclear how strong buying support will be for this stock as objectively, it is still in a long term downtrend with the 200 SMA currently at 63.83. Technically, there is very little reason to recommend a buy on this counter. 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 $61.63* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Mon, 21 Jul 2014
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