CMCSA closes above its opening price after recovering from early selling pressure
Comcast Corporation Class A Common Stock (CMCSA) Technical Analysis Report for Apr 16, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
CMCSA ended Monday at 33.53 gaining $0.51 (1.54%) on low volume. Trading up to $0.36 lower after the open, the stock managed to reverse during the session as bulls took control ending the day above its opening price. Closing above Friday's high at 33.45, the market confirms its breakout through the previous session's high having traded $0.29 above it intraday. Ending the day with an indecisive close, neither buyers nor sellers were able to gain control during the session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (CMCSA as at Apr 16, 2018):
Monday's trading range was $0.76 (2.28%), that's slightly below last trading month's daily average range of $0.84. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being way below average.
Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 33.87. The share found buyers again today around 32.98 for the third trading day in a row after having found demand at 32.87 in the prior session and at 32.90 two days ago. After spiking up to 33.74 during the day, CMCSA found resistance at the 20-day moving average at 33.69.
Though 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.
Selling could speed up should prices move below the nearby swing low at 32.87 where further sell stops might get triggered. With prices trading close to this year's low at 32.55, downside momentum could accelerate should the market break out to new lows for the year. As prices are trading close to April's high at 34.81, upside momentum might speed up should the share mark new highs for the month.