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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
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneBullish EngulfingThu, 16 Nov 20170.79%
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26.75 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EST
Open: 26.42 Range: 26.36 - 26.98 Vol: 1.25M Avg Vol: 1.98M
EPS: 1.76 P/E ratio: 15.48 EBITDA: 443.50M Mkt Cap: 3.94B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 26.57
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 26.92
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 27.47
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 25.10
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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 99% of the time with an average daily volume of 2M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 27.47, 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 25.10. 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 $28.45* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 17 Nov 2017
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