BBBY closes higher for the 4th day in a row
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Technical Analysis Report for May 17, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving higher for the 4th day in a row, BBBY finished Thursday at 17.85 gaining $0.25 (1.42%) on low volume. Today's closing price of 17.85 marks the highest close since April 27th. Closing within the prior day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the previous day's trading range. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (BBBY as at May 17, 2018):
Thursday's trading range was $0.42 (2.39%), that's slightly below last trading month's daily average range of $0.50. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly above the markets average with the monthly volatility being way 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 the share managed to close above the prior day's open and close, forming a bullish Engulfing Candle.
After having been unable to move above 17.88 in the previous session, the stock ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 17.93.
While Bed Bath 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.