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Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Technology   Sub-Sector: Semiconductors
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 22 Jul 2014Bearish EngulfingBearish EngulfingMon, 14 Jul 2014-2.42%
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5.84 -0.22 (-3.63%) Jul 23 1:50pm EDT
Open: 6.00 Range: 5.81 - 6.06 Vol: 3.02M Avg Vol: 5.34M
EPS: 0.37 P/E ratio: 16.60 EBITDA: 91.5M Mkt Cap: 1.033B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 5.99
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 6.41
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 6.63
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 10.46
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Daily Chart of HIMX

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Himax Technologies, Inc." (HIMX)?

HIMX is trading below its 200 day moving average and objectively, many will consider the long term trend to be down. Care must however be taken with this view as in its last 52 week trading history, it is noted that HIMX has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 73% of the time. The medium term trend for HIMX is extremely bearish and weak, having traded almost 87% of the time below the 50 day moving average. The 20 day moving average is indicating range bound trading, also with a bearish bias. Objectively, as long as HIMX is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and traders can expect a lot of resistance near the 200 SMA currently at 10.46. Technically there are too many uncertainties to recommend a buy on this stock at this moment. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "HIMX".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $8.57* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 22 Jul 2014
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