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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
Fri, 18 Aug 2017NoneBearish EngulfingTue, 08 Aug 20170.46%
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11.00 0.00 (0%) Aug 21 4:00pm EDT
Open: 10.95 Range: 10.85 - 11.05 Vol: 175.36K Avg Vol: 148.97K
EPS: 0.59 P/E ratio: 18.65 EBITDA: 205.86M Mkt Cap: 711.45M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 10.99
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 11.18
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 11.45
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 11.19
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Daily Chart of MERC

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

MERC is trading below its 200 day moving average and objectively, many will consider the long term trend to be down. Care must however be taken with this view as in its last 52 week trading history, it is noted that MERC has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 74% of the time. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also indicating range bound trading with a bearish bias. Objectively, as long as MERC is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and traders can expect a lot of resistance near the 200 SMA currently at 11.19. Technically there are too many uncertainties to recommend a buy on this stock at this moment. 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 $14.17* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 18 Aug 2017
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