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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, 22 Aug 2017DojiBullish EngulfingFri, 18 Aug 2017-0.42%
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23.45 0.00 (0%) Aug 23 4:02pm EDT
Open: 23.84 Range: 23.45 - 23.95 Vol: 1.36M Avg Vol: 1.56M
EPS: 1.76 P/E ratio: 13.66 EBITDA: 443.50M Mkt Cap: 3.47B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 23.95
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 24.39
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 24.54
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 22.75
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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 97% of the time with an average daily volume of 1.6M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 24.54, 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, although in a trading range, generally confirms this view as the underlying strength in LPX still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 55% of the time in the last two months of trading. A good area for traders who are considering taking a long position in LPX is near the 200 SMA currently at 22.75. 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 $25.41* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 22 Aug 2017
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