AET pushes through key resistance level


Aetna Inc (AET) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 10, 2018 [1 min read]
Highlights
AET pushes through key resistance level
AET runs into sellers around 194.57 for the third day in a row
AET dominated by bulls lifting the market higher throughout the day
AET closes higher for the 3rd day in a row
AET ends the day on a bullish note closing near the high of the day
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 37% Bullish
Technical Forecast:
Overview

Moving higher for the 3rd day in a row, AET ended the week 3.07% higher at 194.52 after gaining $0.74 (0.38%) today. Today's closing price of 194.52 marks the highest close since Inception. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing within the prior day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the previous day's trading range in a lackluster session. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.

Daily chart for AET
Volatility

Friday's trading range was $1.37 (0.71%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $1.92. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is above the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.

Support/Resistance

Breaking through the key resistance level at 194.00 today, it is now likely to act as support going forward. The share ran into sellers again today around 194.57 for the third trading day in a row after having found sellers at 194.88 in the prior session and at 194.84 two days ago.

Trend

The trend is clearly bullish, showing an intact uptrend in the short, medium and long-term.

Order Flow

Buying might accelerate should prices move above the close-by swing high at 194.88 where further buy stops could get activated.

Conclusion

While classical technical analysis indicates a neutral sentiment for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics show a different picture being bearish.

Market Conditions for Aetna Inc
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Close to S1 Support TQ Pro Members Only
8 Consecutive Higher Closes TQ Pro Members Only
High close to previous High TQ Pro Members Only
52 Week High TQ Pro Members Only
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