DCC.L closes within previous day's range after lackluster session

DCC plc (DCC.L) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 10, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team


DCC.L breaks below 20-day moving average
DCC.L finds support at 50-day moving average
DCC.L runs into sellers again around 7070.00
DCC.L closes within previous day's range after lackluster session


DCC.L finished the week 1.89% higher at 7010.00 after losing £50.00 (-0.71%) today on low volume. Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the prior day's trading range in a lackluster session.

Daily Candlestick Chart (DCC.L as at Aug 10, 2018):

Daily technical analysis candlestick chart for DCC plc (DCC.L) as at Aug 10, 2018

Friday's trading range was £75.00 (1.06%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of £121.50. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.

During the whole day, prices traded within the previous day's range, unable to trade above the prior day's high or below the previous day's low forming an Inside Bar. After moving higher in the prior session, the stock closed lower but above the previous day's open today, forming a bearish Harami Candle.

Prices are trading close to a key support level at 6975.00. Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 7075.00. After having been unable to move above 7075.00 in the prior session, DCC plc ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 7070.00. After trading as low as 6995.00 during the day, the share found support at the 50-day moving average at 7006.70.

Although still in a long-term uptrend, the short and medium-term trends both turned bearish already. The market broke below the 20-day moving average at 7037.25 today for the first time since August 1st.

Buying might speed up should prices move above the nearby swing high at 7075.00 where further buy stops could get activated.

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