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Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Public Utilities   Sub-Sector: Oil & Gas Production
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneBullish EngulfingTue, 14 Nov 2017-0.01%
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82.69 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EDT
Open: 82.36 Range: 81.70 - 83.11 Vol: 180.88K Avg Vol: 194.76K
EPS: 3.23 P/E ratio: 25.51 EBITDA: 568.17M Mkt Cap: 3.92B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 82.07
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 81.50
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 79.97
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 80.45
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Daily Chart of SWX

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Southwest Gas Corporation" (SWX)?

SWX 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 79% 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 SWX 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 80.45. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "SWX".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $77.33* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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