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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Forest Products
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 27 Jun 2017NoneDojiThu, 08 Jun 20170.8%
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23.93 0.00 (0%) Jun 27 4:01pm EDT
Open: 24.44 Range: 23.91 - 24.51 Vol: 1.52M Avg Vol: 1.86M
EPS: 1.34 P/E ratio: 17.90 EBITDA: 365.50M Mkt Cap: 3.46B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 24.03
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 23.18
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 24.49
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 21.37
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How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of LPX

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Louisiana-Pacific Corporation" (LPX)?

LPX is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, LPX has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 93% of the time with an average daily volume of 1.9M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 24.49, 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. LPX was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 40% 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 LPX is near the 200 SMA currently at 21.37. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "LPX".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $25.44* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 27 Jun 2017
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