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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
Thu, 15 Jun 2017Bullish EngulfingBullish EngulfingThu, 18 May 20179.46%
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20.71 0.00 (0%) Jun 23 4:00pm EDT
Open: 20.67 Range: 20.63 - 20.78 Vol: 381.94K Avg Vol: 467.66K
EPS: 0.67 P/E ratio: 30.77 EBITDA: 173.50M Mkt Cap: 1.73B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 20.66
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 19.73
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 19.76
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 19.94
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Daily Chart of HTLD

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

HTLD 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 76% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. Even the 20 day moving average is trading in a range but with a bullish bias. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation HTLD 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 19.94. 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 $18.95* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 15 Jun 2017
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