IFX.DE closes within previous day's range after lackluster session


Infineon Technologies AG (IFX.DE) Technical Analysis Report for May 17, 2018 [1 min read]
Highlights
IFX.DE closes above its opening price after recovering from early selling pressure
IFX.DE closes higher for the 2nd day in a row
IFX.DE ends the day on a bullish note closing near the high of the day
IFX.DE runs into sellers again around 24.38
IFX.DE rises to highest close since January 23rd
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 25% Bullish
Technical Forecast:
Overview

Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, IFX.DE ended Thursday at 24.36 gaining €0.16 (0.66%) on low volume. Today's closing price of 24.36 marks the highest close since January 23rd. Trading up to €0.12 lower after the open, Infineon managed to reverse during the session as bulls took control ending the day above its opening price. Closing within the prior day's range, prices failed to decisively move beyond the previous day's trading range in a lackluster session. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.

Daily chart for IFX.DE
Volatility

Thursday's trading range was €0.32 (1.32%), that's far below last trading month's daily average range of €0.53. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is way below the markets average with the monthly volatility being way above average.

Support/Resistance

After having been unable to move above 24.37 in the prior session, the stock ran into sellers again around the same price level today, failing to move higher than 24.38.

Trend

The trend is clearly bullish, showing an intact uptrend in the short, medium and long-term.

Order Flow

Buying might speed up should prices move above the close-by swing high at 24.56 where further buy stops could get triggered. Selling might accelerate should prices move below the nearby swing low at 23.94 where further sell stops could get activated.

Conclusion

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

Market Conditions for Infineon Technologies AG
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Down Close Near Low of Period TQ Pro Members Only
Close to R1 Resistance TQ Pro Members Only
Black Candle TQ Pro Members Only
RSI(2) below 20 TQ Pro Members Only
Close near low of period TQ Pro Members Only
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