PSX stuck within tight trading range


Phillips 66 (PSX) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 10, 2018 [1 min read]
Highlights
PSX finds buyers around 121.71 for the third day in a row
PSX dominated by bulls lifting the market higher throughout the day
PSX ends the day on a bullish note closing near the high of the day
PSX stuck within tight trading range
PSX closes within previous day's range after lackluster session
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 42% Bullish
Technical Forecast:
Overview

PSX ended the week 0.76% higher at 122.59 after gaining $0.41 (0.34%) today. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. 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 PSX
Volatility

Friday's trading range was $1.04 (0.85%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of $1.78. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is way below the markets average with the monthly volatility being above average. Prices continued to consolidate within a tight trading range between 121.71 and 123.48 which it has been in now for the last three days.

Support/Resistance

Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 123.48. The stock found buyers again today around 121.71 for the third trading day in a row after having found demand at 121.89 in the prior session and at 121.91 two days ago.

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 nearby swing high at 123.48 where further buy 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 bullish.

Market Conditions for Phillips 66
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Close to R1 Resistance TQ Pro Members Only
Low close to previous low TQ Pro Members Only
High close to previous High TQ Pro Members Only
Bullish Spinning Top TQ Pro Members Only
Takuri Line TQ Pro Members Only
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