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Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Life Insurance
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 15 Jun 2017DojiBearish EngulfingWed, 31 May 20173.97%
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33.74 0.00 (0%) Jun 22 4:02pm EDT
Open: 33.77 Range: 33.63 - 34.05 Vol: 385K Avg Vol: 458.42K
EPS: 3.00 P/E ratio: 11.39 EBITDA: 2.79B Mkt Cap: 20.99B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 34.07
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 33.38
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 34.74
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 35.79
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Daily Chart of SLF

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Sun Life Financial Inc." (SLF)?

SLF is trading below its 200 day moving average and objectively, many will consider the long term trend to be down. Care must however be taken with this view as in its last 52 week trading history, it is noted that SLF has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 80% of the time. The medium term trend for SLF is extremely bearish and weak, having traded almost 84% of the time below the 50 day moving average. The 20 day moving average is indicating range bound trading, also with a bearish bias. Objectively, as long as SLF is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and traders can expect a lot of resistance near the 200 SMA currently at 35.79. Technically there are too many uncertainties to recommend a buy on this stock at this moment. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "SLF".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $38.55* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 15 Jun 2017
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