DVN ends the day on a bullish note closing near the high of the day


Devon Energy Corp. (DVN) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 10, 2018 [1 min read]
Highlights
DVN pushes through key resistance level
DVN dominated by bulls lifting the market higher throughout the day
DVN ends the day on a bullish note closing near the high of the day
DVN runs into sellers again around 42.90
DVN closes within previous day's range
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 66% Bullish
Technical Forecast:
Overview

DVN finished the week -0.49% lower at 42.84 after gaining $0.77 (1.83%) today. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move beyond the prior day's trading range. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.

Daily chart for DVN
Volatility

Friday's trading range was $1.27 (3.03%), that's slightly above last trading month's daily average range of $1.09. Weekly volatility is also higher, being slightly above the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.

Price Action

Regardless of a weak opening the stock managed to close above the previous day's open and close, forming a bullish Engulfing Candle.

Support/Resistance

Breaking through the key resistance level at 42.83 today, it is now likely to act as support going forward. After having been unable to move above 42.96 in the prior session, Devon Energy ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 42.90.

Trend

Although the market is currently in a short-term down trend, this might just be a correction, as the medium and long term trends are both positive.

Conclusion

While classical technical analysis indicates a bullish sentiment for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics show a different picture being bearish.

Market Conditions for Devon Energy Corp.
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Close to R1 Resistance TQ Pro Members Only
Closed below last periods low TQ Pro Members Only
Close to S1 Support TQ Pro Members Only
Bullish Bounce off SMA 100 TQ Pro Members Only
Very Strong Down Move TQ Pro Members Only
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