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L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Metal Fabrications
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneDojiFri, 24 Nov 20170.45%
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22.40 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EST
Open: 22.05 Range: 21.85 - 22.55 Vol: 34.12K Avg Vol: 60.96K
EPS: -4.48 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 23.17M Mkt Cap: 257.52M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 22.34
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 22.82
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 23.52
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 18.63
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Daily Chart of FSTR

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "L.B. Foster Company" (FSTR)?

FSTR is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, FSTR has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 93% of the time with an average daily volume of 61K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 23.52, 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 is in a trading range and is generally bucking the trend with a bearish bias. FSTR was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 47.5% of the time in the last month of trading. Objectively, in a strong uptrend, the high probability strategy is to buy dips. A good area for traders who are considering taking a long position in FSTR is near the 200 SMA currently at 18.63. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "FSTR".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $15.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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