EFX closes within previous day's range after lackluster session
Equifax Inc. (EFX) Technical Analysis Report for Apr 16, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
EFX finished Monday at 116.66 gaining $0.66 (0.57%) on low volume. Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move beyond the prior day's trading range in a lackluster session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (EFX as at Apr 16, 2018):
Monday's trading range was $1.05 (0.9%), that's far below last trading month's daily average range of $2.60. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is way 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.
Prices are trading close to a key support level at 115.63. After having been unable to move above 117.53 in the prior session, the market ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 117.36.
The stock shows strength in the short-term supported by its long-term uptrend with only the medium-term trend being bearish.
Buying might accelerate should prices move above the nearby swing high at 118.60 where further buy stops could get triggered. Selling might speed up should prices move below the close-by swing low at 115.73 where further sell stops could get activated. As prices are trading close to April's high at 119.88, upside momentum might accelerate should the share mark new highs for the month. As prices are trading close to April's low at 113.62, downside momentum could speed up should Equifax Inc. mark new lows for the month.