AMT dominated by bears dragging the market lower throughout the day
American Tower Corporation (AMT) Technical Analysis Report for Sep 14, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
AMT finished the week 0.44% higher at 147.19 after tanking $1.53 (-1.03%) today. This is the biggest single day loss in over a week. The bears were in full control today, moving the market lower throughout the whole session. Closing below Thursday's low at 147.75, the market confirms its breakout through the prior session's low having traded $1.04 below it intraday.
Daily Candlestick Chart (AMT as at Sep 14, 2018):
Friday's trading range was $1.93 (1.3%), that's above last trading month's daily average range of $1.54. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.
Prices are trading close to a key support level at 146.54. After trading as low as 146.71 during the day, the share found support at the 50-day moving average at 146.82.
Although American Tower is currently in a short-term down trend, this might just be a correction, as the medium and long term trends are both positive. The stock broke below the 20-day moving average at 148.49 today for the first time since August 30th.
Selling could speed up should prices move below the close-by swing low at 146.44 where further sell stops might get activated.