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People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Savings Institutions
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneBearish EngulfingThu, 16 Nov 20170.33%
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18.17 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EST
Open: 18.03 Range: 17.98 - 18.24 Vol: 1.58M Avg Vol: 2.17M
EPS: 0.89 P/E ratio: 20.87 EBITDA: 0.00 Mkt Cap: 6.30B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 18.19
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 18.39
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 18.03
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 17.78
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Daily Chart of PBCT

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "People's United Financial, Inc." (PBCT)?

PBCT 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 59% 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 PBCT 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 17.78. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "PBCT".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $18.47* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 17 Nov 2017
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