IUSV breaks back above 100-day moving average
iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF (IUSV) Technical Analysis Report for Jun 30, 2020 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, IUSV finished the month -1.45% lower at 52.23 after gaining $0.66 (1.28%) today. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing above Monday's high at 51.60, iShares Core confirmed its breakout through the previous session high after trading up to $0.87 above it intraday.
Daily Candlestick Chart (IUSV as at Jun 30, 2020):
Tuesday's trading range has been $1.01 (1.96%), that's slightly below the last trading month's daily average range of $1.10. Weekly volatility is also lower, being below the market's average weekly trading range. The longer-term, monthly volatility is currently slightly lower than usual for IUSV.
One bullish candlestick pattern matches today's price action, the White Candle.
The ETF managed to close back above the 100-day moving average at 52.11 for the first time since June 23rd. When this moving average was crossed above the last time on June 23rd, IUSV actually lost -2.84% on the following trading day.
The market shows weakness in the short-term (in accordance with its long-term downtrend) with only the medium-term trend still being bullish.
Buying might speed up should prices move above the close-by swing high at 53.33 where further buy stops could get activated.
Among the seven market conditions that our pattern recognition engine identified today, the statistics for the Price Action based market condition "2 Consecutive Higher Closes" stand out. Its common bullish interpretation has been confirmed for iShares Core. Out of 327 times, IUSV closed higher 55.96% of the time on the next trading day after the market condition occurred. The optimal exit for swing trading this condition on the long side has been after 10 trading days, showing a win rate of 63.30% with an average market move of 0.42%.