MAT finds support at 100-day moving average
Mattel Inc. (MAT) Technical Analysis Report for May 17, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
MAT finished Thursday at 15.28 losing $0.20 (-1.29%). Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the prior day's trading range in a lackluster session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (MAT as at May 17, 2018):
Thursday's trading range was $0.46 (2.98%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $0.70. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above 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. After moving higher in the prior session, the share closed lower but above the previous day's open today, forming a bearish Harami Candle.
Prices are trading close to a key support level at 14.90. Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 15.51. After having been unable to move lower than 14.95 in the prior session, the market found buyers again around the same price level today at 15.02. After trading as low as 15.02 during the day, the stock found support at the 100-day moving average at 15.08.
Although Mattel Inc. is experiencing a short-term up trend, this might just be a correction, as both the medium and long term trends are still in negative territory.
Buying could speed up should prices move above the nearby swing high at 15.51 where further buy stops might get activated.