ETN dominated by bulls lifting the market higher throughout the day
Eaton Corporation PLC (ETN) Technical Analysis Report for Jul 13, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, ETN ended the week 2.29% higher at 77.76 after gaining $0.89 (1.16%) today on low volume. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing above Thursday's high at 77.73, Eaton Corporation confirms its breakout through the prior session's high having traded $0.07 above it intraday. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (ETN as at Jul 13, 2018):
Friday's trading range was $1.26 (1.64%), that's slightly above last trading month's daily average range of $1.26. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.
Breaking through the key resistance level at 77.53 today, it is now likely to act as support going forward. Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 78.76. After having been unable to move above 77.73 in the previous session, the stock ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 77.80. After trading as low as 76.54 during the day, the share found support at the 20-day moving average at 76.61.
While still in a long-term downtrend, the short and medium-term trends both turned bullish already. The market managed to break above the 50-day moving average at 77.33 today for the first time since July 9th.
Buying could accelerate should prices move above the nearby swing high at 78.66 where further buy stops might get triggered.