A rises to highest close since March 21st
Agilent Technologies Inc (A) Technical Analysis Report for Apr 16, 2018
Moving higher for the 3rd day in a row, A finished Monday at 68.17 gaining $0.96 (1.43%). Today's closing price of 68.17 marks the highest close since March 21st. Trading up to $0.34 lower after the open, Agilent managed to reverse during the session as bulls took control ending the day above its opening price. Closing above Friday's high at 67.67, the market confirms its breakout through the prior session's high having traded $0.70 above it intraday.
Monday's trading range was $0.88 (1.3%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $1.46. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.
Prices are trading close to a key support level at 67.43. Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 68.93. After spiking up to 68.37 during the day, the share found resistance at the 50-day moving average at 68.25.
Though the stock is experiencing a short-term up trend, this could just be a correction, as both the medium and long term trends are still in negative territory.
While classical technical analysis indicates a neutral sentiment for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics show a different picture being bullish.
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