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Stepan Company (SCL) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Package Goods/Cosmetics
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneMorning StarThu, 16 Nov 20170.69%
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80.22 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EST
Open: 79.17 Range: 78.18 - 80.52 Vol: 59.51K Avg Vol: 75.82K
EPS: 3.84 P/E ratio: 20.79 EBITDA: 207.56M Mkt Cap: 1.80B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 79.48
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 80.56
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 82.99
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 82.04
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Daily Chart of SCL

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Stepan Company" (SCL)?

Although SCL is currently trading below its 200 day moving average, it is prudent to note that in the last 52 weeks, SCL has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 80% of the time with an average daily volume of 75.8K shares changing hands. This could portend a sustained reversal in trend, or just a slight bump in the road prior to resuming its bullish bias.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 range bound, although it manages to maintain a bullish bias. Objectively, as long as SCL is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and this stock faces tough resistance above. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "SCL".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $90.50* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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