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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, 28 Nov 2017NoneDojiFri, 24 Nov 20173.86%
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22.07 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EST
Open: 21.40 Range: 21.29 - 22.10 Vol: 456.5K Avg Vol: 472.21K
EPS: 0.65 P/E ratio: 32.82 EBITDA: 165.30M Mkt Cap: 1.78B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 21.43
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 21.19
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 22.56
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 21.08
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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 88% of the time with an average daily volume of 472.2K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 22.56, 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. HTLD was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 37.5% 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 HTLD is near the 200 SMA currently at 21.08. 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 $21.60* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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