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PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Biotechnology: Biological Products (No Diagnostic Substances)
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 16 Sep 2014NoneDojiMon, 08 Sep 20140.63%
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8.79 -0.86 (-8.91%) Sep 17 1:17pm EDT
Open: 9.23 Range: 8.67 - 9.35 Vol: 5.7M Avg Vol: 2.36M
EPS: 1.65 P/E ratio: 5.82 EBITDA: 435.1M Mkt Cap: 1.550B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 9.67
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 9.78
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 9.56
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 8.94
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Daily Chart of PDLI

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "PDL BioPharma, Inc." (PDLI)?

PDLI is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, PDLI has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 90% of the time with an average daily volume of 2.4M shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 9.56, 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 is in a trading range and is generally bucking the trend with a bearish bias. PDLI was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 45% of the time in the last month of trading. Objectively, in a strong uptrend, the high probability strategy is to buy dips. Traders who are thinking of going long PDLI shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 9.56 and 8.94 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "PDLI".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $7.67* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 16 Sep 2014
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