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Humana Inc. (HUM) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Hospital And Medical Service Plans
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 20 Oct 2017NoneShooting StarWed, 18 Oct 20171.86%
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246.91 0.00 (0%) Oct 23 2:28pm EDT
Open: 246.15 Range: 244.18 - 248.90 Vol: 412.61K Avg Vol: 1.08M
EPS: 12.16 P/E ratio: 20.22 EBITDA: 2.66B Mkt Cap: 35.52B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 241.48
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 242.05
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 247.37
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 227.80
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Daily Chart of HUM

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Humana Inc." (HUM)?

HUM is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, HUM has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 93% of the time with an average daily volume of 1.1M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 247.37, 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. HUM was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 42.5% 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 HUM is near the 200 SMA currently at 227.80. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "HUM".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $265.73* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 20 Oct 2017
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