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First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Major Banks
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneBullish EngulfingMon, 13 Nov 20177.24%
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28.15 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EST
Open: 27.15 Range: 27.05 - 28.18 Vol: 195.16K Avg Vol: 303.26K
EPS: 1.51 P/E ratio: 18.08 EBITDA: 0.00 Mkt Cap: 1.70B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 27.43
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 26.83
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 26.52
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 26.60
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Daily Chart of FFBC

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "First Financial Bancorp." (FFBC)?

FFBC is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 71% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation FFBC will return into the established trading range. However, a more conservative and higher probability trade is to still buy dips as the longer term trend is still up. A good place to accummulate longs is at the 200 SMA currently near 26.60. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "FFBC".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $29.28* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 28 Nov 2017
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