FMG.AX pushes through 50-day moving average


Fortescue Metals Group (FMG.AX) Technical Analysis Report for Jun 14, 2018 [1 min read]
Highlights
FMG.AX rallies 2.2% closing A$0.10 higher
FMG.AX pushes through key resistance level
FMG.AX dominated by bulls lifting the market higher throughout the day
FMG.AX pushes through 50-day moving average
FMG.AX ends the day on a bullish note closing near the high of the day
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 87% Bullish
Technical Forecast:
Overview

FMG.AX finished Thursday at 4.65 surging A$0.10 (2.2%). This is the biggest single day gain in over two weeks. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing above Wednesday's high at 4.64, the share confirms its breakout through the prior session's high having traded A$0.01 above it intraday. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.

Daily chart for FMG.AX
Volatility

Thursday's trading range was A$0.12 (2.64%), that's far above last trading month's daily average range of A$0.09. Weekly volatility is also higher, being above the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.

Price Action

Regardless of a weak opening Fortescue Metals 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 4.62 today, it is now likely to act as support going forward. After having been unable to move above 4.64 in the prior session, the market ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 4.65.

Trend

Although still in a long-term downtrend, the short and medium-term trends both turned bullish already. The stock managed to break above the 50-day moving average at 4.65 today for the first time since May 31st.

Conclusion

Even though both sentiments are bullish for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics are only bullish while the classical technical analysis metrics show a very bullish sentiment.

Market Conditions for Fortescue Metals Group
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Closed below last periods low TQ Pro Members Only
Close to S1 Support TQ Pro Members Only
Bounced off Technical Support S1 TQ Pro Members Only
5 Consecutive Lower Closes TQ Pro Members Only
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