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Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Public Utilities   Sub-Sector: Power Generation
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneDojiFri, 10 Nov 20171.37%
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50.89 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EST
Open: 51.06 Range: 50.80 - 51.28 Vol: 2.19M Avg Vol: 2.53M
EPS: 2.27 P/E ratio: 21.86 EBITDA: 3.76B Mkt Cap: 25.14B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 51.17
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 49.97
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 48.95
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 46.66
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Daily Chart of XEL

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Xcel Energy Inc." (XEL)?

XEL 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 78% 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 XEL 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 46.66. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "XEL".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $61.12* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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