KMX closes above its opening price after recovering from early selling pressure
CarMax Inc (KMX) Technical Analysis Report for Sep 14, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
KMX finished the week 2.1% higher at 80.52 after gaining $0.34 (0.42%) today. Trading up to $0.79 lower after the open, the share 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 past the previous day's trading range. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (KMX as at Sep 14, 2018):
Friday's trading range was $1.28 (1.6%), that's above last trading month's daily average range of $1.07. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is below the markets average with the monthly volatility being above average. Prices continued to consolidate within a tight trading range between 79.40 and 80.91 which it has been in now for the last trading week.
Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 80.91.
The trend is clearly bullish, showing an intact uptrend in the short, medium and long-term.
Buying might speed up should prices move above the nearby swing high at 80.91 where further buy stops could get activated. With prices trading close to this year's high at 81.67, upside momentum might accelerate should the market be able to break out to new highs for the year.