PBI closes within previous day's range after lackluster session
Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Technical Analysis Report for Apr 16, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
PBI ended Monday at 10.79 edging higher $0.05 (0.47%). Closing within the previous day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the prior day's trading range in a lackluster session. Ending the day with an indecisive close, neither buyers nor sellers were able to gain control during the session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (PBI as at Apr 16, 2018):
Monday's trading range was $0.16 (1.49%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $0.29. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below 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 lower in the prior session, the stock managed to close higher but below the previous day's open, forming a bullish Harami Candle.
After having been unable to move lower than 10.71 in the prior session, Pitney-Bowes found buyers again around the same price level today at 10.72.
The market shows strength in the short-term supported by its long-term uptrend with only the medium-term trend being bearish.
Buying could accelerate should prices move above the nearby swing high at 11.00 where further buy stops might get triggered. Selling could speed up should prices move below the close-by swing low at 10.71 where further sell stops might get activated. As prices are trading close to April's high at 11.17, upside momentum could accelerate should the share mark new highs for the month.