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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, 20 Oct 2017NoneBullish EngulfingThu, 28 Sep 201722.22%
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14.20 0.00 (0%) Oct 23 4:00pm EDT
Open: 14.35 Range: 14.10 - 14.45 Vol: 305.5K Avg Vol: 248.17K
EPS: 0.59 P/E ratio: 24.36 EBITDA: 205.86M Mkt Cap: 929.11M
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 13.80
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 12.51
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 11.58
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 11.62
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Daily Chart of MERC

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

MERC is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 78% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. Even the 20 day moving average is trading in a range but with a bullish bias. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation MERC will return into the established trading range. However, a more conservative and higher probability trade is to still buy dips as the longer term trend is still up. A good place to accummulate longs is at the 200 SMA currently near 11.62. 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 $15.00* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 20 Oct 2017
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