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Mercer International Inc. (MERC) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Paper
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 28 Nov 2017NoneDojiFri, 24 Nov 2017-2.8%
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13.90 0.00 (0%) Nov 28 4:00pm EDT
Open: 14.20 Range: 13.90 - 14.20 Vol: 200.81K Avg Vol: 256.54K
EPS: 0.59 P/E ratio: 25.04 EBITDA: 205.86M Mkt Cap: 955.10M
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 14.22
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 14.30
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 13.29
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 11.95
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Daily Chart of MERC

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Mercer International Inc." (MERC)?

MERC is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, MERC has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 86% of the time with an average daily volume of 256.5K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 13.29, 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 MERC still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 75% of the time in the last two months of trading. Traders who are thinking of going long MERC shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 13.29 and 11.95 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "MERC".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $16.17* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 28 Nov 2017
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