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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Durables   Sub-Sector: Major Pharmaceuticals
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 24 Mar 2017NoneBearish EngulfingTue, 21 Mar 2017-1.39%
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125.48 0.00 (0%) Mar 24 4:01pm EDT
Open: 125.86 Range: 125.13 - 126.36 Vol: 6.49M Avg Vol: 7.11M
EPS: 5.93 P/E ratio: 21.16 EBITDA: 24.96B Mkt Cap: 340.47B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 126.59
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 125.59
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 119.38
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 118.48
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Daily Chart of JNJ

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Johnson & Johnson" (JNJ)?

JNJ 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 77% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation JNJ 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 118.48. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "JNJ".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $125.71* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 24 Mar 2017
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