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Neenah Paper, Inc. (NP) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Paper
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Wed, 11 Oct 2017NoneShooting StarTue, 26 Sep 20173.79%
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87.15 0.00 (0%) Oct 16 4:02pm EDT
Open: 87.70 Range: 86.50 - 87.95 Vol: 41.63K Avg Vol: 62.91K
EPS: 4.39 P/E ratio: 19.64 EBITDA: 142.10M Mkt Cap: 1.45B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 86.15
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 84.09
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 80.21
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 79.08
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Daily Chart of NP

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Neenah Paper, Inc." (NP)?

NP 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 53% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation NP 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 79.08. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "NP".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $85.50* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 11 Oct 2017
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