ALV.DE dominated by bulls lifting the market higher throughout the day
Allianz SE (ALV.DE) Technical Analysis Report for Jun 14, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
ALV.DE finished Thursday at 183.06 gaining €2.88 (1.6%) on high volume. Today's closing price of 183.06 marks the highest close since May 28th. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing above Wednesday's high at 181.60, the share confirms its breakout through the previous session's high having traded €2.28 above it intraday. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (ALV.DE as at Jun 14, 2018):
Thursday's trading range was €5.00 (2.79%), that's far above last trading month's daily average range of €3.38. Weekly volatility is also higher, being slightly above the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.
In a volatile session, prices traded above the prior day's high as well as below the previous day's low, forming a bullish Outside Bar. Regardless of a weak opening Allianz managed to close above the prior day's open and close, forming a bullish Engulfing Candle.
Breaking through the key resistance level at 183.04 today, it is now likely to act as support going forward. After spiking up to 183.88 during the day, the market found resistance at the 20-day moving average at 183.25.
Although the stock is experiencing a short-term up trend, this might just be a correction, as both the medium and long term trends are still in negative territory.