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Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Basic Industries   Sub-Sector: Major Chemicals
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Tue, 22 Aug 2017NoneDojiMon, 14 Aug 20172.53%
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72.40 0.00 (0%) Aug 23 4:02pm EDT
Open: 71.07 Range: 71.07 - 72.55 Vol: 525.63K Avg Vol: 797.7K
EPS: 3.50 P/E ratio: 20.47 EBITDA: 1.33B Mkt Cap: 9.25B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 70.70
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 70.27
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 68.04
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 63.05
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Daily Chart of WLK

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Westlake Chemical Corporation" (WLK)?

WLK is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, WLK has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 100% of the time with an average daily volume of 797.7K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 68.04, 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, although in a trading range, generally confirms this view as the underlying strength in WLK still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 77.5% of the time in the last two months of trading. Traders who are thinking of going long WLK shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 68.04 and 63.05 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "WLK".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $74.79* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Tue, 22 Aug 2017
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