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Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Transportation   Sub-Sector: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 22 Aug 2017NoneDojiFri, 18 Aug 20170.29%
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20.73 0.00 (0%) Aug 23 4:00pm EDT
Open: 20.84 Range: 20.69 - 20.90 Vol: 250.42K Avg Vol: 395.38K
EPS: 0.65 P/E ratio: 32.22 EBITDA: 165.30M Mkt Cap: 1.74B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 20.97
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 21.01
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 21.10
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 20.52
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Daily Chart of HTLD

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Heartland Express, Inc." (HTLD)?

HTLD is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, HTLD has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 85% of the time with an average daily volume of 395.4K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 21.10, 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 HTLD still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 57.5% of the time in the last two months of trading. A good area for traders who are considering taking a long position in HTLD is near the 200 SMA currently at 20.52. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "HTLD".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $20.56* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 22 Aug 2017
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